News tagged with mapping project

Crowds create Wikipedia-style maps of the world

When Benjamin Gleitzman moved from New York to the San Francisco Bay area, he used a talking turn-by-turn driving app to guide him across the country. In the middle of Wyoming, the voice told him to turn left where there ...

dateMar 19, 2012 in Internet
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Scientists map all mammalian gene interactions

In one of the first efforts of its kind, UCLA researchers have taken mammalian genome maps, including human maps, one step further by showing not just the order in which genes fall in the genome but which genes actually interact.

dateAug 09, 2010 in Genetics
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Google's plan for internet access from the sky

News that Google representatives are in talks with Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic are seen as further evidence the web company is looking to set up a series of low-orbit satellites to help connect more people to the internet.

dateJun 16, 2014 in Telecom
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