Tag: "spelling" at biology news
Computer scientist sorts out confusable drug names
... for them, BI SIM, which analyzes and compares the spelling
of words. PPC combined Kondrak's programs into a system that the FDA has been using for the past two years to analyze proposed drug names and rank them in terms of confusability, both phonetically and orthographically, with existing drugs. "The FD...
DNA self-assembly used to mass-produce patterned nanostructures
...at fit together as a 4x4 grid that formed a puzzle spelling
the letter "D." Because each piece would only match up with its predetermined neighbors, the scientists could mix together a trillion of each type of tile in one batch to generate a trillion 4x4 grids. Coming up with the specifications for each DNA ...
Brain networks change according to cognitive task
...ere asked to read individual words and then make a spelling
or rhyming judgment. "We found that one network t...ng task and the intraparietal sulcus (IPS) for the spelling
task. In addition to the task-specific regions, the inferior frontal gyrus (IFG) and the fusiform g...