News tagged with logistics

Genome assembly in the spotlight

The largest systematic assessment the process of genome assembly is published today in BGI and BioMed Central's open access journal GigaScience. The second Assemblaton competition saw 21 teams submit 43 entries based on dat ...

dateJul 23, 2013 in Biotechnology
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New IT tool predicts book sales prior to publication

In Granada, researchers have developed a new IT system that predicts the volume of sales a book will have if it is finally published. This information will be of great value to publishers, who could use it to decide on the ...

dateJun 25, 2013 in Software
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The Internet of Things will transform our everyday

Information technology and electronics are becoming entwined with our everyday lives in industry, the service sector, transport, logistics, health care, housing, education, and our leisure time, almost without our noticing ...

dateOct 17, 2012 in Engineering
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Swarming and transporting

On its own, an ant is not particularly clever. But in a community, the insects can solve complicated tasks. Researchers intend to put this 'swarm intelligence' to use in the logistics field. Lots of autonomous ...

dateMar 23, 2012 in Engineering
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