Humans Triumph Over Machines In Protein Folding Game FoldIt

Two years ago students and instructors from the University of Washington applied human intuition to the problem of protein folding with the game FoldIt. Since then the game has proven that even under-educated players can out-fold the most powerful computers. » 8/05/10 3:20pm 8/05/10 3:20pm

Scientists Implant Biofuel Cells Into Rats, I Call Next

A team of scientists from Joseph Fourier University in France have successfully implant biofuel cells into rats, generating 6.5 microwatts by harnessing the power of glucose. If they can amp that up, I might never need a DS charger again. » 5/18/10 4:00pm 5/18/10 4:00pm