Researchers Have Created a UV Light That Kills Bacteria Without Harming Humans

It's widely known that ultraviolet light has bacteria killing properties. Unfortunately, its usefulness is limited since it also harms us. But now researchers have developed a high intensity, narrow spectrum wavelength that's safe enough to be used as lighting in hospitals. » 11/15/10 11:00pm 11/15/10 11:00pm

Glasgow Considering Installing Giant 'Solar Lily Pads' in the River Clyde

Scottish architecture firm ZM Architecture has come up with a way to deliver more renewable energy to Glasgow: solar panel lily pads. Yep, they want to populate the River Clyde with a series of gigantic solar islands that'll soak up the rays all day long, sending electricity to the grid while also acting as an… » 5/12/08 1:13pm 5/12/08 1:13pm

Researchers Announce '100% Accuracy' In Facial Recognition

Psychology researchers from Glasgow University have just announced that they've developed a facial recognition algorithm that's 100% accurate in their testing. The technique essentially averages 20 photos into one composite but is able to disregard confounding variables like age, lighting, expression and camera… » 1/28/08 10:26am 1/28/08 10:26am