Archive: 12/1/2010

The fad that changed the Internet forever

Remember back in the early days of the Internet (which, our favorite reader, seems a strange thing to say) when so many people said all this online stuff was just a fad? Remember when IBM said that it could not see a ...

Dec 01, 2010 2.3 / 5 (3) 1

Where is mathematics in Europe?

Europe needs an Institute of Industrial Mathematics to tighten the link between maths and industry as an enabler of innovation – putting maths at the heart of Europe's innovation, according to the European Science Foundation ...

Dec 01, 2010 2 / 5 (2) 0

Gene duplication detected in depression

A large genetic study of people with major depression has found that a duplicated region of DNA on chromosome 5 predisposes people to the disorder. The gene involved plays an important role in the development of nerve cells, ...

Dec 01, 2010 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast