Archive: 5/01/2009

Teaching intangibles with technology

Teach students some facts, and they learn for one exam at a time. Teach students to think and they learn how to learn for the rest of their lives. Ambitious work from European and Israeli researchers is making it easier to ...

dateJan 05, 2009 in Software
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Brown Dwarfs Don't Hang Out With Stars

( -- Brown dwarfs, objects that are less massive than stars but larger than planets, just got more elusive, based on a study of 233 nearby multiple-star systems by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Hubble found only ...

dateJan 05, 2009 in Astronomy
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Breakthrough to boost drug testing accuracy

( -- An international team of chemical engineers, chemists and pharmacists has made a major breakthrough that will significantly boost the accuracy and speed of drug testing.

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Researchers create all seeing 'eye'

The remarkable ability of insects to look in all directions at once has been emulated by a team of international scientists who have built an artificial 'eye' with an unobstructed all-round view.

dateJan 05, 2009 in Engineering
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