Uncanny Valley robots essay resurfaces 42 years later
Real-time monitoring of RNA splicing in living cells moves step closer with novel fluorescent probe
Numerous biological processes depend on molecules called lariat RNAs (LaRNAs). These lasso-shaped structures form in the cell during RNA splicing. During this process, transcribed RNA strands convert to messenger ...
Google online translation tops 200 mln users
Google Translate marked its sixth birthday on Thursday with news that more than 200 million people use the free online translation service monthly.
Calif. Hmong community launches online translator
(AP) -- When Phong Yang, a Hmong refugee from Laos, landed in California's Central Valley - via stops in Thailand and France - he was 14 years old. He learned to speak Hmong from his parents, but today he has a hard time ...
Workforce from the digital cloud
By means of cloud computing, enterprises can access scalable computing power and storage capacity. A people cloud, by contrast, supplies a scalable number of workers via the internet. It is used when non-automated tasks are ...
Time crystals could behave almost like perpetual motion machines
Malaysia eye-poked over bad Google translations
Malaysia's defence ministry on Tuesday blamed the use of Google Translate for the mangled English that appeared on its website sparking online ridicule.
UCSB scholar's reading of hieroglyphic verb alters understanding of Mayan ritual texts
By presenting a new interpretation of a Maya hieroglyphic verb, Gerardo Aldana, associate professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies at UC Santa Barbara, has revised the understanding of one of the longest-studied ...
Cyber spy campaign targets chemical industry: Symantec
US Internet security firm Symantec on Monday exposed a cyber spying campaign targeting trade secrets at top chemical firms and linked the industrial espionage to a man in China.
Making up: free apps for furious Blackberry users
Trying to make amends for massive outages last week, Research In Motion announced a free premium apps giveaway for millions of its customers who may still feel jolted, and a month of technical support for some.
We are not only eating 'materials', we are also eating 'information'
In a new study, Chen-Yu Zhang's group at Nanjing university present a rather striking finding that plant miRNAs could make into the host blood and tissues via the route of food-intake. Moreover, once inside the host, they ...
Google translates more India languages
Google on Tuesday expanded its free Internet translation service to include five languages spoken by more than a half million people in India and Bangladesh.
DoCoMo demonstrates spoken language translator for smartphones
Some monkeys born with gene that protects against AIDS
A certain gene in some monkeys can help boost vaccine protection against simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a trait that could help researchers develop better AIDS vaccines for humans, suggested a study ...