Archive: 17/03/2010

Brain-Like Computer Closer to Realization

( -- Almost since computing began, scientists and technologists have been fascinated with the idea of a computer that works similarly to the human brain. In 2008, the first "memristor" was built, a device that ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Nanophysics weblog
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Profiting on the Internet

Despite the hyperbole, there are many examples that prove that business use of the Internet is not always profitable, the bursting of the bubble aside. Now, a Tunisian researcher reports in the International Journal ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Planck sees tapestry of cold dust (w/ Video)

( -- Giant filaments of cold dust stretching through our Galaxy are revealed in a new image from ESA's Planck satellite. Analysing these structures could help to determine the forces that shape our Galaxy and ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Astronomy
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