Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

April 12, 2008
Nutrition, Genes and Cancer Symposium at Georgetown's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University will host a research symposium on the interaction between nutrition and genes on cancer development on Wednesday, April 17, from 12 p.m.-4 p.m. at Georgetown University Medical Center; Research Building Auditorium, 3970 Reservoir Rd., NW, Washington DC.

Ancient dragon has space-age skull
The fearsome Komodo dragon is the world's largest living lizard and can take very large animal prey: now a new international study has revealed how it can be such an efficient killing machine despite having a wimpy bite and a featherweight skull.

Developing long-term relations with robots
Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London are leading an international project which is set to advance the relationship between robots and humans, as part of new European project called LIREC -- Living with Robots and Interactive Companions.
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