Archive: 12/14/2009

Watermelon: Fruit on the Fast Track

(PhysOrg.com) -- Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are studying how watermelons grow from tiny flowers to plus-size, market-ready produce in only five weeks. Their findings have resulted in the ...

dateDec 14, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Slam dunk for future smart robots

(PhysOrg.com) -- 'What does the world look like' and 'where am I' are two questions robots must solve if they are to act autonomously in an unknown environment. Work by European researchers will help future ...

dateDec 14, 2009 in Robotics
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Pandemic toolkit offers flu with a view

(PhysOrg.com) -- As communities brace for rising wintertime influenza cases, scientists are developing a mathematical and visual analytic toolkit to help health officials quickly analyze pandemics and craft ...

dateDec 14, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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