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The techniques for indexing Chinese language websites could dramatically improve the speed of bioinformatic searches, according to research by SOSO, the third-largest Chinese search engine.
A new theoretical model suggests that quantum entanglement helps prevent the molecules of life from breaking apart.
Bacteria communicate with molecules, and now computer scientists want to copy them. Their first task: to derive a mathematical theory of molecular communication.
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