Archive: 08/12/2010

Teaching robot helps children to use wheelchair

A robotic wheelchair is being developed that will help children learn to 'drive'. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation describe the testing of ROLY -RObot-assisted Learni ...

dateAug 12, 2010 in Other
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WikiLeaks preparing to release more Afghan files

(AP) -- WikiLeaks spokesman Julian Assange said Thursday his organization is preparing to release the rest of the secret Afghan war documents it has on file. The Pentagon warned that would be more damaging to security and ...

dateAug 12, 2010 in Internet
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Potential novel genetic pathway for alcoholism

A novel mutation found in a mouse gene might provide new insights into the genetic roots of alcoholism in humans, according to a study led by researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center and the University of ...

dateAug 12, 2010 in Genetics
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Water-sector firms: which ones will sink or swim?

The United Nations estimates that more than half of the world's population will experience severe shortages of fresh water by 2025. In light of these fresh water forecasts and challenges, several Ryerson University researchers ...

dateAug 12, 2010 in Environment
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