Archive: 18/05/2010

Engineer to create 3D puzzle to mend broken bones

( -- An engineer at the University of the West of England is working with an orthopaedic surgeon from the Bristol Royal Infirmary and a specialized software company to enhance the management of complex, joints' ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Other
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Can we predict when and where rock will fall?

( -- Falling rock shatters the tranquillity of Yosemite National Park about every 10 days, and occasionally leads to fatalities. What forces trigger a rockfall? Are there precursor signals that one is imminent? ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Machines that learn better

( -- In the last 20 years or so, many of the key advances in artificial-intelligence research have come courtesy of machine learning, in which computers learn how to make predictions by looking for patterns in ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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