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Verizon: Who Needs the iPhone?
To stay ahead of AT&T and Apple, Verizon is placing a big bet on Android smartphones and other new gadgets
Effect of Contour Shape of Nervous System Electromagnetic Stimulation Coils on the Induced Electrical Field Distribution
Background: Electromagnetic stimulation of the nervous system has the advantage of reduced discomfort in activating nerves. For brain structures stimulation, it has become a clinically accepted modality. Coil designs usually consider factors such as optimization of induced power, focussing, field sh...
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TESTIA to commercialise Structural Monitoring Systems' aircraft cracks monitoring technology
Structural Monitoring Systems (SMS) has partnered with TESTIA, to commercialise its Comparative Vacuum Monitoring (CVM) technology for aircraft.
Northrop Grumman and Aerovironment are developing a new naval drone for DARPA
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Robust phase-based texture descriptor for classification of breast ultrasound images
Background: Classification of breast ultrasound (BUS) images is an important step in the computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) system for breast cancer. In this paper, a novel phase-based texture descriptor is proposed for efficient and robust classifiers to discriminate benign and malignant tumors in BUS ...
Newswire: 10 March 2015 - Fermilab: Scientists find rare dwarf satellite galaxy candidates in Dark Energy Survey data
Scientists on two continents have independently discovered a set of celestial objects that seem to belong to the rare category of dwarf satellite galaxies orbiting our home galaxy, the Milky Way. Dwarf galaxies are the smallest known galaxies, and they could hold the key to understanding dark matter...
Crashing the third-party - Why mixed-vendor BEMS will leave you with an uncontrollable hangover
There may be short term cost benefits to using a hybrid BEMS plant, but the long term costs may leave you wishing you''d initially opted for a single vendor''s solution.