Archive: 4/02/2009

Study Links Photosynthesis Genes to Marine Virus Fitness

( -- A recent Northeastern University study has shown, for the first time, the effect of individual genes on the fitness of a marine species at the ecosystem level. Using his innovative computer simulation model, ...

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Babies & Robots: Infant power mobility on display

Children with mobility issues, like cerebral palsy and spina bifida, can't explore the world like other babies, because they can't crawl or walk. Infant development emerges from the thousands of daily discoveries experienced ...

dateFeb 04, 2009 in Other
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Keeping an eye on the Inauguration

One of the toughest technological challenges for law enforcement is to simultaneously monitor live feeds from the wireless cameras scattered across their jurisdictions. A nearly impossible task under any circumstances, it ...

dateFeb 04, 2009 in Engineering
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Snow slackers can be found around the world

The streets were strangely quiet as I walked my daughter to school Tuesday morning. Baby stroller traffic jams are the norm in our south London neighborhood, nicknamed the "Nappy Valley" for its prodigious birthrate. But ...

dateFeb 04, 2009 in Environment
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