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Resolving the Greenhouse Effect with Microbeads

Resolving the Greenhouse Effect with Microbeads

A new micro-technology combats a macro-problem — global warming, as fueled by astonishing rates of carbon dioxide emissions.

Cepheus Takes on Texas Hold’em: Computer program teaches itself to compute winning moves

Cepheus Takes on Texas Hold’em: Computer program teaches itself to compute winning moves

Recently, researchers at the University of Alberta, Canada developed a program called Cepheus to defeat humans at Texas hold’em. Do you think you can out-bluff this virtual poker master?

A Genome-Based Attack on the Tsetse Fly

A Genome-Based Attack on the Tsetse Fly

Recently, a team of 146 scientists unraveled the genome of the tsetse fly, the vector of a lethal disease called sleeping sickness. With this new genetic information, many scientists have proposed innovative solutions to protect the 70 million people in sub-Saharan Africa who are affected by this disease.