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Engineering & technology

Computers teach each other Pac-Man

Posted  April 2nd, 2014  by  Attendconference

Researchers in Washington State University’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science have developed a method to allow a computer to give advice and teach skills to another computer in a way that mimics how a real teacher and student might interact. The paper by Matthew E. Taylor, WSU’s Allred Distinguished Professor in Artificial Intelligence, […]

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Health & medicine

Monkey caloric restriction study shows big benefit; contradicts earlier study

Posted  April 2nd, 2014  by  Attendconference

The latest results from a 25-year study of diet and aging in monkeys shows a significant reduction in mortality and in age-associated diseases among those with calorie-restricted diets. The study, begun at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989, is one of two ongoing, long-term U.S. efforts to examine the effects of a reduced-calorie diet on […]

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Space & Earth

‘Battle’ for the Moon: The Chinese make their own rover to explore

Posted  December 4th, 2013  by  Attendconference

China launched its first spacecraft with research vehicle on the moon. If successful, it will become the third country in the world that has captivated the moon. This is a key step in an ambitious space program of Beijing. According to the Beijing Center for airspace, missile entered the Earth’s orbit. “The launch was successful”, […]

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Arts, sport, lifestyle

Paul Walker, the lead actor in “Fast and Furious”, died in a car accident

Posted  December 1st, 2013  by  Attendconference

American actor Paul Walker, who starred in a series of action films “Fast & Furious” was killed in a car accident in California. Forty-year- Walker was a passenger in the car , sporty Porsche , driven by his friend , who was also killed in severe car accident.¬†According to preliminary information, the driver went off […]

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Arts, sport, lifestyle

The latest developments from the world of cosmetics at beauty fair in Moscow

Posted  November 28th, 2013  by  Attendconference

20th International Trade Fair for perfumes and cosmetics Intercharm opened in the Russian capital Moscow. During the Fair, perfumes, cosmetics and tools for beauty as well as items used by beauty salons will be presented. At the 20th International Fair of perfumes and cosmetics Intercharm, which takes place in Moscow and will last for three […]

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Health & medicine

A little sleep endangers health and beauty

Posted  November 28th, 2013  by  Attendconference

Scientists claim that the late going and getting up early has serious consequences for health. Sleep is the greatest ally of beauty. Sleepy people are not only poorer health than those who have gained a sufficient amount of sleep, but also look older. Less than six hours of sleep greatly increases the risk of heart […]

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What makes a data visualization memorable?

It’s easy to spot a “bad” data visualization — one packed with too much text, excessive ornamentation, gaudy colors, and clip art. Design guru Edward Tufte derided such decorations as redundant at best, ...
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pac_man_cans

Computers teach each other Pac-Man

Researchers in Washington State University’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science have developed a method to allow a computer to give advice and teach skills to another computer in a way that mimics how a...
by Attendconference
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monkey

Monkey caloric restriction study shows big benefit; contradicts earlier study

The latest results from a 25-year study of diet and aging in monkeys shows a significant reduction in mortality and in age-associated diseases among those with calorie-restricted diets. The study, begun at the University of Wis...
by Attendconference
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New planet found_BLOG

‘Battle’ for the Moon: The Chinese make their own rover to explore

China launched its first spacecraft with research vehicle on the moon. If successful, it will become the third country in the world that has captivated the moon. This is a key step in an ambitious space program of Beijing. Acco...
by Attendconference
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Paul Walker_BLOG

Paul Walker, the lead actor in “Fast and Furious”, died in a car accident

American actor Paul Walker, who starred in a series of action films “Fast & Furious” was killed in a car accident in California. Forty-year- Walker was a passenger in the car , sporty Porsche , driven by his fri...
by Attendconference
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consumerism

The latest developments from the world of cosmetics at beauty fair in Moscow

20th International Trade Fair for perfumes and cosmetics Intercharm opened in the Russian capital Moscow. During the Fair, perfumes, cosmetics and tools for beauty as well as items used by beauty salons will be presented. At th...
by Attendconference
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Good night sleeping_BLOG

A little sleep endangers health and beauty

Scientists claim that the late going and getting up early has serious consequences for health. Sleep is the greatest ally of beauty. Sleepy people are not only poorer health than those who have gained a sufficient amount of sle...
by Attendconference
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Will we be able to delete our memories by means of chemicals?

Scientists have begun to test chemicals that can be deleted , and even rewrite the memories of stressful and frightening situations. Potentially harmful memories of traumatic events can form memories that shape our lives. Scien...
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UN climate conference in Warsaw – no country was promising anything concrete

There was disappointment at what has been seen as limited progress made at the UN climate change conference after a fortnight of discussion in Warsaw, Poland. No country was promising anything concrete. European Climate Commiss...
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Longest commercial airline in the world has been abolished today

The longest air route in the world, those from Singapore to New York, is suspended today, without fanfare, after the last flight Singapore Airlines ended its nearly 19-hour long flight. Landing of the Airbus A340 – 500 at...
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