November / December 2004

IN THE LAB: ELNS

How to capture data to share

Electronic lab notebooks can help researchers in small as well as large companies, Peter Rees discovered

IN THE LAB: OPTIMISATION

How software can optimise laboratory operations

Powerful scientific instruments need powerful software, but help is at hand in simplifying the complexity, writes James Aitken

PROFILE

Teaching computers to think and play games

John Murphy talks to Christopher Bishop, assistant director of the Microsoft Research Laboratory, Cambridge