Archive: 22/06/2006

A Neural Mosaic of Tones

The brain filters what we hear. It can do this in part because particular groups of neurons react to specific frequencies of sound. Neurobiologists from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen have ...

dateJun 22, 2006 in
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New system trains good grid operators with bad data

Power grid operators now have the ability to train like pilots, with simulators providing faulty readings designed to throw them off. Such misleading data and resulting loss of "situational awareness" was identified as a ...

dateJun 22, 2006 in Software
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Scientists engineer human tissue with electricity

Scientists at The University of Manchester have developed a new technique which uses electricity to engineer human tissue. They now believe it may have the potential to engineer bespoke bone marrow.

dateJun 22, 2006 in
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When gold becomes a catalyst

Gold has always been perceived as a precious material: you win a gold medal when you prove to be the best in a competition; you only get a Gold credit card when you are a preferential customer, and the jewelry made of this ...

dateJun 22, 2006 in Nanomaterials
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