Archive: 10/28/2010

China boasts world's fastest supercomputer

China is set to trump the US to take the number one spot for the fastest supercomputer ever made in a survey of the world's zippiest machines, it was reported Thursday.

Oct 28, 2010
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Computer scientists make progress on math puzzle

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two UT Dallas computer scientists have made progress on a nearly 4-decade-old mathematical puzzle, producing a proof that renowned Stanford computer scientist Don Knuth called "amazing" in his communication ...

Oct 28, 2010
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Lizard sex linked to climate

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Tasmanian lizard has evolved to give birth to more male or more female offspring depending on climatic conditions, Oxford University scientists have discovered.

Oct 28, 2010
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'Vertical Farm' envisions tall future for farming

(AP) -- A new book by an urban agriculture visionary aims to change the way people think about farming, offering a look into a future where city skyscrapers - not rural fields - produce the world's food.

Oct 28, 2010
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