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2010-09-16 07:40:44

Rapid improvements in facial-recognition software mean airport security workers might one day know with near certainty whether they’re looking at a stressed-out tourist or staring a terrorist in the eye.


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2012-04-25 10:42:11

Behavioral and Brain Sciences is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of Open Peer Commentary established in 1978 by Stevan Harnad and published by Cambridge University Press. Harnad modeled this publication on the journal Current Anthropology (which was established in 1959 by Sol Tax of the University of Chicago). The journal publishes “target articles” followed by up to 30 or more peer commentaries and the authors’ response. It covers all areas of the bio-behavioral and cognitive...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.