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Peacocks Inspire Virtual World
2012-08-30 04:46:20

Researchers from Michigan State University are creating digital peacocks to explore what would happen if computer viruses had to find mates in order to reproduce.

2010-01-26 10:00:00

HARPER WOODS, Mich., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Avidasports announced today an agreement with the University of Michigan men's and women's swim teams to use AvidaMetrics, a breakthrough product using athletic telemetry for swimming.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.