Archive: 06/13/2011

Home-made honey could fight superbugs

Cardiff University researchers and the National Botanic Garden of Wales are appealing for help in building up a DNA profile of the nation’s honey. They hope to use the information to identify plants which ...

Jun 13, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 0

Streamlined rules for robots

With the explosion of the Internet and the commoditization of autonomous robots (such as the Roomba) and small sensors (such as the ones in most cell phones), computer scientists have become more and more ...

Jun 13, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast

Turning off cancer's growth signals

One hallmark of cancer cells is uncontrollable growth, provoked by inappropriate signals that instruct the cells to keep dividing. Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have now identified ...

Jun 13, 2011 4.2 / 5 (6) 2 | with audio podcast

Faster computer graphics

Photographs of moving objects are almost always a little blurry — or a lot blurry, if the objects are moving rapidly enough. To make their work look as much like conventional film as possible, game and ...

Jun 13, 2011 5 / 5 (7) 0 | with audio podcast