Archive: 16/04/2010

Scientists discover new genetic sub-code

In a multidisciplinary approach, Professor Yves Barral, from the Biology Department at ETH Zurich and the computer scientists Dr. Gina Cannarozzi and Professor Gaston Gonnet, from the Computer Science Department of ETH Zurich ...

dateApr 16, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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You've come a long way on film, baby!

A female director wins best director at the Oscars. A female-driven movie wins two Academy Awards, including best adapted screenplay. It may not be a huge sign, but it signals a huge shift in what the general public is watching ...

dateApr 16, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Family: Pa. school snared 1,000s of webcam images

(AP) -- A meeting is set Friday between lawyers for a Pennsylvania school district accused of spying on students through laptop webcams and lawyers for several families involved in a related lawsuit.

dateApr 16, 2010 in Other
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The deep roots of inequality

To an economist, a map of southern Peru has a peculiar appearance. If you draw a line forming a kind of jagged oval, outlining a chunk of the Andes running from northwest to southeast, you have enclosed a region of relative ...

dateApr 16, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Microsensors without microfabrication

( -- Miniature motion sensors are everywhere these days, detecting the orientation of cell phones, deploying air bags in cars and measuring stresses in buildings and mechanical systems. But manufacturing the sensors' ...

dateApr 16, 2010 in Engineering
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