November 2005
Engineer (00137758);11/14/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7688, p82
The article offers a variety of news updates related to recent advancement in science and technologies. Microsoft Corp. is to put around 100,000 library books online. Globe Shoes engineered 'smart' shoe for skateboarders claiming that it stay in tune with its wearer. Seabourn Spirit, a luxury cruise ship set upon by machine gun-wielding pirates off the coast of Somalia, used an acoustic weapon attached to its side to foil attacks. Scientist Randell Mills developed hydrino, a new form of hydrogen that uses small amounts of water as fuel.


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