February 2004
Engineer (00137758);2/20/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7645, p7
Presents updates relevant to engineering for the week of February 22, 2004. Environment-friendly technique to dispose of corpses developed by researchers from Sweden; Shoes with electric generators developed by a researcher in Croatia; Proposal of to use a machine that allows drivers to who drink to inhale vaporized alcohol.


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