Archive: 9/03/2009

Regions of the brain can rewire themselves

( -- Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen have succeeded in demonstrating for the first time that the activities of large parts of the brain can be altered in the long ...

dateMar 09, 2009 in Neuroscience
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A water splitter with a double role

( -- There is a lot of hope invested in hydrogen, but it also presents some problems. It is energy-rich, clean and, as a constituent of water, of almost unlimited availability. However, so far it has been difficult ...

dateMar 09, 2009 in Soft Matter
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Web cubed -- the network of everything

( -- Handsets, laptops, cars and even clothes: they are all part of the ‘network of things’, an incarnation of the future internet, and European researchers are working hard to create that future now.

dateMar 09, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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Electronic nose sniffs hazards

( -- An advanced sensor technique and data processing used to monitor air conditioning inside space stations is now being used in an innovative fire protection system for Stockholm’s metro system.

dateMar 09, 2009 in Engineering
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