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2008-10-13 13:05:00

Scientists convened at the University of Reading on Sunday to take part in an annual experiment aimed at gauging the levels of artificial intelligence of computers.

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2008-08-14 08:45:00

University of Reading scientists say an unlikely source - a blob of rat brain cells - controls a robot, a process that could provide clues into diseases like Alzheimer's.

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2008-04-10 10:10:00

If you are getting forgetful as you get older, then a research team from the University of Reading and the Peninsula Medical School in the South West of England may have good news for you.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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