Archive: 21/03/2008

New Method Offers Insight into Radiation Damage to DNA

A new technique for assessing the damage radiation causes to DNA indicates that the spatial arrangement of damaged sites, or lesions, is more important than the number of lesions in determining the severity of the damage. ...

dateMar 21, 2008 in
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Countering an approaching water crisis

As growing demand for clean water stretches even the resources of the world's largest industrialized nations, scientists and engineers are turning to new technology and novel ideas to find solutions.

dateMar 21, 2008 in Environment
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New breed of cognitive robot... a puppy?

Designers of artificial cognitive systems have tended to adopt one of two approaches to building robots that can think for themselves: classical rule-based artificial intelligence or artificial neural networks. Both have ...

dateMar 21, 2008 in Engineering
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Visual technology enables brain to learn in new ways

New technology at Tufts University's Center for Scientific Visualization is enabling researchers to translate the most abstract, complex scientific concepts into clearer, more precise 3-dimensional images than conventional ...

dateMar 21, 2008 in Other
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