Archive: 07/17/2008

Researchers Discover Remnant of an Ancient 'RNA World'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some bacterial cells can swim, morph into new forms and even become dangerously virulent - all without initial involvement of DNA. Yale University researchers describe Friday in the journal ...

Jul 17, 2008 4.9 / 5 (27) 0

Iceberg Scour Affects Biodiversity

Antarctic worms, sea spiders, urchins and other marine creatures living in near-shore shallow habitats are regularly pounded by icebergs. New data suggests this environment along the Antarctic Peninsula is ...

Jul 17, 2008 3.3 / 5 (9) 2

RFID unlocks supply chain potential

(PhysOrg.com) -- Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) promises to revolutionise retailing through advanced stock management, sophisticated promotions and supply chain optimisation. But cost-effective solutions have proved ...

Jul 17, 2008 1 / 5 (2) 0

Emotional robots in the spotlight

(PhysOrg.com) -- A robot with empathy sounds like the stuff of sci-fi movies, but with the aid of neural networks European researchers are developing robots in tune with our emotions. The tantalising work ...

Jul 17, 2008 3.4 / 5 (14) 11