News tagged with testbed

Lab-made complexes are 'sun sponges'

In diagrams it looks like a confection of self-curling ribbon with bits of bling hung off the ribbon here and there. In fact it is a carefully designed ring of proteins with attached pigments that self-assembles into a structure ...

dateAug 21, 2013 in Materials Science
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When the cell's two genomes collide

(—Plant and animal cells contain two genomes: one in the nucleus and one in the mitochondria. When mutations occur in each, they can become incompatible, leading to disease. To increase understanding of such ...

dateFeb 05, 2013 in Biotechnology
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New uses for Space Station

For more than a decade, the International Space Station has been a busy orbiting research lab. But it could soon take on a new role as a testbed for ambitious missions deeper into space.

dateJul 28, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Always best connected

Design multimedia services and mobile cloud applications for smart phones and Tablet PCs. Fraunhofer FOKUS introduces the FUSECO Playground. The open testbed -- thus far unique worldwide -- enables research and development ...

dateMay 12, 2010 in Telecom
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Data Travels Six Times Faster in the Clouds

( -- The National Center for Data Mining (NCDM) at the University of Chicago at Illinois established a cloud computing system that can quickly compile data from widely geographically distributed data centers across ...

dateFeb 26, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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Testbeds to breed next-generation systems

( -- The systems that let you zap a photo to a friend, or an astronomer to control a telescope continents away, require intensive simulation and testing. Research has now made those key steps far easier.

dateJan 28, 2009 in Engineering
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