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2014-01-30 23:34:09

Active Motif announces that the Center for Biotechnology (CeBiTec) at Bielefeld University has deployed TimeLogic’s J-series FPGA-based Biocomputing platform for hardware accelerated Blast analysis. Bielefeld, Germany and Carlsbad, California (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The Center for Biotechnology (CeBiTec) at Bielefeld University has added TimeLogic’s latest J-series Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) hardware to their computational tools platform. TimeLogic’s DeCypher systems...

Scientists Study How Orders Are Placed At The Bar
2013-09-16 14:01:59

Bielefeld University Dim lighting, a jumble of conversations, and loud music: bar staff have to master numerous challenges when serving their customers. In a crowded place, they have to identify who would like to place an order and who does not. A Bielefeld research team analyzed how the body language of the potential customer helps the bartenders to achieve this. The team found that real-life observations were at odds with the widespread belief that customers wave for signalling that they...

Blueprint For An Artificial Brain Using Memristors
2013-02-26 13:09:22

Bielefeld University Bielefeld physicist Andy Thomas takes nature as his model Scientists have long been dreaming about building a computer that would work like a brain. This is because a brain is far more energy-saving than a computer, it can learn by itself, and it doesn´t need any programming. Privatdozent [senior lecturer] Dr. Andy Thomas from Bielefeld University´s Faculty of Physics is experimenting with memristors — electronic microcomponents that imitate natural...

Algae Draws Energy From Other Plants
2012-11-21 11:22:20

Bielefeld University Astonishing research finding by biologists at Bielefeld University published in the online journal Nature Communications Flowers need water and light to grow. Even children learn that plants use sunlight to gather energy from earth and water. Members of Professor Dr. Olaf Kruse´s biological research team at Bielefeld University have made a groundbreaking discovery that one plant has another way of doing this. They have confirmed for the first time that a plant,...

Bielefeld Students In The Top ‘Sweet Sixteen’ In Boston
2012-11-07 12:31:06

Bielefeld University Bielefeld students on a par with teams from international elite universities Months of painstaking work in the laboratory at Bielefeld University℠s Center for Biotechnology (CeBiTec) have paid off: the 15 students participating in this year´s ℠international Genetically Engineered Machine competition´ (iGEM) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have good reason to celebrate. The goal of their project was to develop a biological...


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  • To talk saucily.
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