Archive: 12/23/2009

Do computers understand art?

A team of researchers from the University of Girona and the Max Planck Institute in Germany has shown that some mathematical algorithms provide clues about the artistic style of a painting. The composition ...

Dec 23, 2009
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First adhere, then detach and glide forward

How do one-celled parasites move from the salivary gland of a mosquito through a person's skin into red blood cells? What molecular mechanisms form the basis for this very important movement of the protozoa? ...

Dec 23, 2009
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Hatchery-raised salmon too crowded

Every year, large amounts of hatchery-raised young salmonids are released into Swedish rivers and streams to compensate for losses in natural production. Butthese fish generally survive poorly in the wild. ...

Dec 23, 2009
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