Archive: 06/12/2007

Software: serious games in virtual worlds

Serious games are designed not to entertain, but to teach. Students learn by doing, and games range from simulating medical procedures to promoting peace in Palestine. Now European researchers are developing a platform to ...

dateDec 06, 2007 in Software
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MIT creates new oil-repelling material

MIT engineers have designed the first simple process for manufacturing materials that strongly repel oils. The material, which can be applied as a flexible surface coating, could have applications in aviation, space travel ...

dateDec 06, 2007 in Condensed Matter
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New direction for chance discovery?

There have been publications on the subject of chance discovery since Yukio Ohsawa proposed the concept of chance discovery in 2000, but the question arises: will the research continue in the way it is done now or shall chance ...

dateDec 06, 2007 in Other
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