Archive: 12/14/2010

Chip provides its own power

Microchips that 'harvest' the energy they need from their own surroundings, without depending on batteries or mains electricity. That will be possible now that Dutch researchers from the University of Twente's ...

Dec 14, 2010
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Game-on for a new way of playing

A University of Portsmouth graduate has designed the first video game of its kind, where the player enters the sub-consciousness of the main character.

Dec 14, 2010
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Biracial and passing -- as black

In a country with Jim Crow segregation laws and the "one-drop rule" determining who was black and therefore where and what a person was permitted to be, it's easy to see why those who plausibly could, might pass as white. ...

Dec 14, 2010
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UK medical student ophthalmology teaching falling short

UK medical schools are failing to comply with the recommended curriculum for ophthalmology, set out by the International Council of Ophthalmologists (ICO), suggests a survey published online in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.

Dec 14, 2010
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