Archive: 18/02/2010

Genes, environment, or chance?

Biologists attribute variations among individual organisms to differences in genes or environment, or both. But a new study of nematode worms with identical genes, raised in identical environments, has revealed another factor: ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Biotechnology
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New algorithm to improve video game quality

Research presented in a paper by Morgan McGuire, assistant professor of computer science at Williams College, and co-author Dr. David Luebke of NVIDIA, introduces a new algorithm to improve computer graphics for video games.

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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Oil droplets can navigate complex maze (w/ Video)

Call them oil droplets with a brain or even "chemo-rats." Scientists in Illinois have developed a way to make simple oil droplets "smart" enough to navigate through a complex maze almost like a trained lab rat. The finding ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Biochemistry
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