Posted on 30 October

Brain GPS Nobel Prize Winners 2014

Three international scientists have been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in medicine for their research which has discovered that human brains have a type of internal GPS system. Internal Mapping British scientist John Keefe and the Norwegian husband and wife neuroscientist team of May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser, were given the award after having proven […]

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Posted on 28 October

Leica Supports a ‘First’ Yacht Odyssey

Leica Geosystems are sponsoring Italian sailor Matteo Miceli in a yachting first; a non-stop trip of 27,000 nautical miles around the world. He began this voyage on on October 19th, 2014. Non-Stop What makes this yacht odyssey a world first, is that Matteo will not stop for additional food or fuel for the entire journey. […]

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Posted on 30 September

Mapping The Ocean Floor

1977 saw the creation of the world’s first complete map of the ocean floor, completed by two oceanographers from Columbia University named Marie Tharp and Bruce Heezen. Their map helped show what nobody had ever seen before, what it actually looked like at the bottom of the sea. Image Source: Marie Tharp Maps Early As […]

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Posted on 29 September

The Smart Helmet – Is This The Future?

Workers from industrial workplaces may soon have a new everyday product to assist them to do their jobs. Called the DAQRI Smart Helmet, it looks like a smaller version of a hard hat with a transparent screen over the wearer’s eyes. DAQRI Smart Helmet Hi Tech Hard Hat Full of start of the art IT, […]

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Posted on 27 August

FIFO Challenges For Mining Companies

Fly In Fly Out (FIFO) workforces are great at providing mining companies with a ready source of workers, yet they can also be a logistical nightmare. Having to organise the travel, accommodation and work schedules for hundreds of people at a time is a daily occurrence for mining companies who are unable to recruit local […]

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