Archive: 06/22/2006

Supercomputers may be key to stay ahead

The technology used in aerospace engineering and weather forecasting is being used these days to produce better laundry-detergent bottles and animated movies too, thanks to high-performance computing.

Jun 22, 2006 4.3 / 5 (16) 0

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 ...

Jun 22, 2006 4 / 5 (4) 0

When robots learn social skills

Learning to communicate and adapting our behaviour to the information we receive has been fundamental to human evolution. If machines could do the same the intelligent talking robots of science fiction could ...

Jun 22, 2006 4.4 / 5 (33) 0