Archive: 02/18/2010

White House: Dems near accord on health care bill

(AP) -- The White House and congressional leaders are preparing a detailed health care proposal designed to win passage without Republican support if GOP lawmakers fail to embrace bipartisan compromises at ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Health
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Genes, environment, or chance?

Biologists attribute variations among individual organisms to differences in genes or environment, or both. But a new study of nematode worms with identical genes, raised in identical environments, has revealed ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Biotechnology
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New algorithm to improve video game quality

Research presented in a paper by Morgan McGuire, assistant professor of computer science at Williams College, and co-author Dr. David Luebke of NVIDIA, introduces a new algorithm to improve computer graphics for video games.

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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In learning, the brain forgets things on purpose

Scientists have known that newly acquired, short-term memories are often fleeting. But a new study in flies suggests that kind of forgetfulness doesn't just happen. Rather, an active process of erasing memories may in some ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Neuroscience
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