Archive: 09/14/2012

'Gamify your PhD': Gaming and research collide

After a two-day games hack in which scientists and games developers came together to create video games from doctoral research, a bacterial shoot-em-up game, 'Dysbiosis', has emerged as the winner of the ...

dateSep 14, 2012 in Software
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Alan Turing at 100

It is hard to overstate the importance of Alan Turing, the British mathematician who died in 1954. He was a hero in science, for one. Turing invented the concepts that underlie modern computers and artificial ...

dateSep 14, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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Research: Hopping DNA supercoils

If you take hold of a DNA molecule and twist it, this creates 'supercoils', which are a bit like those annoying loops and twists you get in earphone cables. Research carried out by TU Delft, The Netherlands, ...

dateSep 14, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Huawei: Australia law could exclude China firms

(AP)—An official of Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies said Friday he is concerned that new Australian laws to protect communication networks from cyber-attacks could exclude companies from tendering for ...

dateSep 14, 2012 in Business
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