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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.

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

Dim lighting, a jumble of conversations, and loud music: bar staff have to master numerous challenges when serving their customers.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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