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Harvard Researchers Create Computer Language That can Penetrate the “Mind” of a Cell

In Artificial Intelligence, Computer, Information Technology, Synthetic Biology on July 26, 2008 at 6:50 pm

“Through incorporating principles of engineering, we’ve developed a language that can describe biology in the same way a biologist would,” says Gunawardena. “The potential here is enormous. This opens the door to actually performing discovery science, to look at things like drug interactions, right on the computer.”

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Metal Rubber

In Bionic, Health, Information Technology, Medicine on May 24, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Chemists Create Self-assembling Conductive Rubber

Uses of metal rubber include bendy, electrically charged aircraft wings, artificial muscles and wearable computers.

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“Wireless Healthcare 2008”

In e-health, Health, Information Technology, Telehealth on May 24, 2008 at 4:34 am

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Scheme to Let Robot Take Over Brain-Computer Interface

In Bionic, Cogno, Disabled People, Enhancement, Governance, Health, Information Technology, nano, Nanoscale, NBICS, Neuro, Robotics on May 23, 2008 at 2:26 am

20 May 2008—A group of mechanical engineers at Caltech have come up with a way to guide miniature robots in the task of inserting and positioning electrode arrays in brain tissue. What they propose would be the first robotic approach to establishing an interface between computers and the brain by positioning electrodes in neural tissue.

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