Archive: 11/7/2007

LHC completes the circle

At a brief ceremony deep under the French countryside today, CERN Director General Robert Aymar sealed the last interconnect in the world’s largest cryogenic system, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). This is the latest milestone ...

Nov 07, 2007 4.4 / 5 (15) 0

Scientists compare 12 fruit fly genomes

In one of the first large-scale comparisons of multiple animal genomes, scientists at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT, and ...

Nov 07, 2007 4.6 / 5 (9) 0

Internet at warp speed, captain!

The ultra-high data speeds possible on optical fibre networks will only come into their own when the fibres reach the last mile into everyone’s home. But that will require miniaturisation and integration ...

Nov 07, 2007 4.4 / 5 (28) 1