Archive: 18/03/2011

Dueling algorithms

There's an old joke about two hikers on a trail, one wearing hiking boots and the other running shoes. "Why the running shoes?” the first hiker asks. "In case of bears,” the second answers. The first hiker laughs ...

dateMar 18, 2011 in Software
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The past, present and future of cancer

Leading cancer researchers reflected on past achievements and prospects for the future of cancer treatment during a special MIT symposium on Wednesday titled “Conquering Cancer through the Convergence of Science and ...

dateMar 18, 2011 in Cancer
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'Seeding' the next generation of smart materials

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at CSIRO have developed a simple but effective technique for growing and adding value to an exciting new group of smart materials which could be used in areas such as optical sensing and drug storage ...

dateMar 18, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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An icy gaze into the Big Bang

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists of the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) in Innsbruck, Austria, have reached a milestone in the exploration of quantum gas mixtures. In an international first, the research ...

dateMar 18, 2011 in Quantum Physics
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