Archive: 19/03/2008

Robot fetches objects with just a point and a click

Robots are fluent in their native language of 1 and 0 absolutes but struggle to grasp the nuances and imprecise nature of human language. While scientists are making slow, incremental progress in their quest to create a robot ...

dateMar 19, 2008 in Robotics
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Researcher studies drug-resistant bacteria in environment

Water is essential to life, but the water we drink to stay alive could also be making us sick. Lesley Warren, associate professor in the School of Geography & Earth Sciences, is studying the interaction between water, rocks ...

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Chemical 'Keypad Lock' for Biomolecular Computers

Chemists are reporting development of a "keypad lock" for accessing data from biomolecular computers, which promise to be powerful tools in many fields, including medicine and personal security.

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