Archive: 15/07/2008

Goodbye to faulty software?

Will it ever be possible to buy software guaranteed to be free from bugs? A team of European researchers think so. Their work on the mathematical foundations of programming could one day revolutionise the software industry.

dateJul 15, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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Not exactly your grandfather's Lego

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some students just can't get enough of a good thing. Willingly spending more than 11 hours a day in a classroom is what happens when you combine Lego robotics with inquisitive minds.

dateJul 15, 2008 in Other
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The university of the future

In a world where economies are increasingly dependent upon high-level knowledge, higher education is a key national resource. But a Forward Look initiated by the European Science Foundation (ESF) shows that we need to know ...

dateJul 15, 2008 in Other
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Touch can trump taste, says Rutgers retail scholar

For some consumers, the way a cup of mineral water tastes has more to do with the container than the contents. Especially for consumers who are less likely to enjoy touching items or products before deciding to buy them.

dateJul 15, 2008 in Other
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Hydrogen generation without the carbon footprint

A greener, less expensive method to produce hydrogen for fuel may eventually be possible with the help of water, solar energy and nanotube diodes that use the entire spectrum of the sun's energy, according to Penn State researchers. ...

dateJul 15, 2008 in Nanophysics
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