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History Of Culture Transformed Into Visual Representation
2014-08-04 03:09:11

Quantifying and transforming the history of culture into visual representation isn’t easy. There are thousands of individual stories, across thousands of years, to consider, and some historical conditions are nearly impossible to measure.

2012-12-08 05:03:35

Research Center to Focus on Improving Enterprise Decision Making in Healthcare, Finance, Energy, and Security Sectors sponsored by Lockheed Martin Hoboken, NJ

Genetic Mixing, Not Extinction, Led To Neanderthals' Demise
2012-02-08 06:07:35

Rather than being physically wiped out, a new study suggests that Neanderthals were likely integrated into the gene pool of early humans after the two groups crossed paths and began interbreeding.

2011-06-21 12:27:50

Driver assistance technologies, such as adaptive cruise control and automatic braking, promise to someday ease traffic on crowded routes and prevent accidents.

2011-04-20 20:00:10

The passwords of the future could become more secure and, at the same time, simpler to use.

2010-09-17 13:56:41

Terrorist networks are complex.

2010-09-14 18:35:25

Some disasters and crises are related to each other by more than just the common negative social value we assign to them.

2010-07-29 09:11:45

U.S., German and Austrian physicists studying the perplexing class of materials that includes high-temperature superconductors are reporting this week the unexpected discovery of a simple "scaling" behavior in the electronic excitations measured in a related material.

2009-08-19 08:23:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A multidisciplinary team led by Carnegie Mellon University computer scientist Edmund M.

2008-11-07 00:00:22

SANTA FE, N.M., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In a time of economic turmoil, philanthropic giving seems to be the last thing on people's agenda.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.