Google Expands Health Reach With Investment In Gene Sequencing Project

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Google continued to branch out into the the Health space with investment in a project to sequence the DNA of 100,000 people. The research project will provide valuable data to the scientific community by helping to isolate the genetic factors involved with a variety of diseases. This type of information can lead to faster drug [...]

Which Type Of Robot Companion Do You Prefer?

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Researchers at the Univerity of Hertfordshire have been doing research into people’s perceptions regarding different robots. The idea is to find a robot form factor that would be pleasing to work with on a daily basis. However, the team found out that robot preference depends an awful lot on personality: People with more extrovert personalities [...]