Dr Sabine Bahn

Translating research from bench to bedside

08 Feb 2008

Recent funding of over $5 million to Dr Sabine Bahn by the Stanley Medical Research Institute (SMRI) raises diagnostic and therapeutic hopes for a group of psychiatric diseases that affects 2% of the population.

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Winsor and Newton catalogue with painted samples

Gems of colour: pigments of the ‘Colourmen’

08 Feb 2008

Dragon’s Blood, Purple of Cassius and Scarlet Lake – all pigments concocted by the 19th-century 'Colourmen' of Winsor & Newton artists’ suppliers. Now, a painstaking and methodical analysis of their hand-written recipe books has been developed into a searchable database.

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Sphinx of Giza (2005-05-290)

Egyptology in prisons

08 Feb 2008

The project Accessing Virtual Egypt is breaking new ground in knowledge transfer between museums and prisons, with empowering results

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open book pages

Can machines read?

01 Feb 2008

Enabling computers to understand language might help users to overcome online information overload.

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