News tagged with adaptability

Robotic laser astronomy on the rise

The world's first robotic laser adaptive optics system, developed by a team led by University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa astronomer Christoph Baranec, will soon find a new home at the venerable 2.1-meter (83-inch) telescope at ...

dateOct 13, 2015 in Astronomy
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A global snapshot of climate change adaption

A McGill University-led group of researchers (TRAC3) are looking at whether progress is being made in designing initiatives and policies to reduce vulnerability to climate change across countries. Their aim is to contribute ...

dateNov 10, 2015 in Environment
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Fatal error—why we don't fully trust technology

We've all been there. The presenter is about to begin, but then disaster strikes: the computer technology fails. Perhaps the computer has fallen asleep, the data projector is using the wrong input, or the mouse clicker has ...

dateOct 28, 2015 in Other
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Climate change adaptation in high income countries

We all know that the climate is changing, but how can we best prepare for some of the changes that lie ahead? Should coastal cities change their building codes to accommodate rising sea levels? Should we allocate more resources ...

dateNov 10, 2015 in Environment
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'Decoding' gene regulation

Researchers at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna as well as at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) in Vienna have discovered an entirely ...

dateJun 11, 2015 in Biotechnology
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