Features

02 May 2005

First observed in the waters of a Scottish canal, solitary waves, or solitons, have applications right across physics, Ray Girvan discovers

02 May 2005

Using a novel combination of maths and text software, Felix Grant has made it easier to explore the uncertainties of alternative energy policy

01 April 2005

Clinical trials, not finding new chemical entities, are the most costly aspect of drug development. Peter Rees looks at the software solutions that might make clinical trials cheaper and faster

01 March 2005

Providing scientific software is not just a matter of development, but makes strategic sense, Felix Grant believes

01 March 2005

Clinical trials, not finding new chemical entities, are the most costly aspect of drug development. Peter Rees looks at the software solutions that might make clinical trials cheaper and faster

01 March 2005

John Murphy profiles a leading statistician of our DNA

01 March 2005

Ray Girvan reports on sonification - the representation of data as sound. Well-established in applications for the visually impaired, it has far wider scientific possibilities

01 January 2005

Electronic signatures can bring a ninefold increase in laboratory throughput, Peter Rees discovered. But first, companies may have to throw away popular software

01 January 2005

No laboratory is an island and laboratory software has to talk to enterprise resource planning software, as Mark Gonzalez explains

01 January 2005

A well (or badly!) timed baseball to the chest can cause cardiac fibrillation. Ray Girvan explores how science is unlocking the secrets of the human heart

01 January 2005

Felix Grant 'sonified' his friends' heartbeats and found that young men respond to popular music's base rhythm, but young women to female vocals

01 November 2004

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

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