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With the help of mice scampering through a virtual maze, scientists have taken recordings from inside individual brain cells, or neurons.

2009-10-15

 maze memory brain mouse mapping toread
Search is part of the fundamental infrastructure of the Internet. And, it is currently broken. Why is it broken? It is broken for the same reason that proprietary software is always broken: lack of freedom, lack of community, lack of accountability, lack of transparency. Here, we will start to change all that. Grub started back in 2000 with a simple concept of distributing part of the search process pipeline: crawling. In a way, we were a...
 search engine search Internet crawling software distributed computing mapping open source
Majestic-12 is working towards creation of a World Wide Web search engine based on concepts of distributing workload in a similar fashion achieved by successful projects such as SETI@home and distributed.net.
 search engine distributed computing Internet mapping grid
Ecologists have developed a way of monitoring the sizes of bird populations by recording their song.

2009-11-27

 bird mapping song toread
Our goal is to make the best arguments on all sides of any public debate freely available to all and continuously open to challenge and improvement by all.
 visualization tool collaboration mapping
Google has admitted that for the past three years it has wrongly collected information people have sent over unencrypted wi-fi networks.

2010-05-15

 WiFi wireless encryption Google snooping surveillance spying Google Street View mapping privacy
The TanDEM-X satellite has blasted into orbit on a mission to acquire the most precise 3D map of the Earth's surface...

2010-06-21

 Earth geography 3D satellite mapping
The Gaia satellite will be sent far from Earth to map the positions of more than a billion stars in our galaxy.

2010-07-20

 satellite mapping star astronomy universe telescope 3D planet asteroid
How has the geography of religion evolved over the centuries, and where has it sparked wars? Our map gives us a brief history of the world's most well-known religions: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism. Selected periods of inter-religious bloodshed are also highlighted...
 war religion history mapping visualization

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