New Parasitoid Wasp Species Discovered In China

New Parasitoid Wasp Species Discovered In China

Entomological Society of America For the first time, wasps in the genus Spasskia (family: Braconidae) have been found in China, according to an article in the open-access Journal of Insect Science. In addition, a species in that genus which is...

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Research Finds Clicking The Mouse Changes The Way We Learn
2013-12-20 07:44:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The average computer user performs a staggering 7,400 mouse clicks per week, and individuals who are regular computer users are constantly mapping the movements of their hand and computer mouse to the cursor on the screen. A new study, published in Current Biology, reveals that all the pointing and clicking changes the way the brain generalizes movements. "Computers produce this problem that screens are of different sizes and mice...

2013-12-19 23:22:22

Pre-touch Cursor System Improves Accuracy On Smartphones, Tablets and Computers Toronto, ON (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 LumiStream, an innovative technology company, has unveiled a cursor system that improves touch-screen devices. By utilizing sensors to detect finger movement before contact is made, LumiStream has crafted a unique method for significant enhancement of interaction precision with touch-screen devices such as smartphones, tablets, computers and other sophisticated hardware....

2013-11-02 23:03:20

In response to an article published on Mashable, Long Island SEO company, fishbat, comments on Facebook’s new technology that can now track your cursor movements. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Leading Long Island SEO company, fishbat, responds to an article published on Mashable regarding Facebook now collecting data on your cursor movements. According to an October 30th article published on Mashable titled, “Report: Facebook Is Collecting Data on Your Cursor Movements,”...

2013-09-04 23:04:47

Raima, a premium provider of high performance database technology, announces the availability of Raima Database Manager (RDM) version 12.0. RDM 12.0 is optimized for embedded, real-time, in memory and mobile applications, delivering flexible and reliable solutions for collecting and storing large volumes of data, providing intuitive methods for managing and navigating through information quickly, and enabling data to be moved in real-time. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 New...

Algorithm Makes Thought-Controlled Computer Cursors Better
2012-11-19 07:05:02

[ Watch the Video: Controlling A Cursor With Your Mind ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of researchers from Stanford University have developed a new algorithm that they say can improve both the speed and accuracy of neural prosthetics, allowing paralyzed computer users to have greater control over their thought-controlled cursors. According to the university, the ReFIT algorithm, as it has been dubbed, features a silicon chip that is implanted into a...

2012-03-23 23:01:53

The New Ion Wireless Air Mouse Glove flies all around the room, Slip the air mouse glove on the hand and go fly this new air mouse glove, Controls the cursor from up to 35 ft away. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Now that the computer mouse is part of most of our lives, do we need a better mouse? Bellco says yes. The New Ion Wireless Air Mouse Computer Glove allows one to sit back, relax from the far side of the room and control the computer cursor from up to 35 feet away. As the...

2011-05-04 10:45:00

A study released today gives insight into the evolutionary origins of consciousness. Researchers have long understood that chimpanzees are self-aware and can anticipate the impact of their actions on the environment around them, AFP is reporting. An ability once assumed to be uniquely human, several species of primates and dolphins are able to recognize themselves in a mirror, which would suggest a sophisticated self-awareness. The study, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal...

2011-04-09 04:15:55

The hand moves the computer mouse, but the cursor doesn't comply. The cursor doesn't go where told. The hand tries again. The cursor shoots past the intended target. The hand tries a third time "“ and the cursor loops farther from the target than where it started. And the user is frustrated. So it often goes for computer users whose motor disabilities prevent them from easily using a mouse. As the population ages, more people are having trouble with motor control, but a University of...

2009-11-09 10:58:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the launch of Windows 7, Hillcrest Labs today launched a special $77 promotion for its award-winning Loop(TM) pointer, an in-air mouse designed for the growing number of consumers who enjoy Internet entertainment on their PC or Mac® or connect their computer to a TV. The Loop pointer will be available for just $77 starting today - a more than twenty dollar savings from its usual price. Consumers can purchase the...

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2010-09-13 11:21:26

In relation to computing, a mouse is a pointing device that operates by detecting two-dimensional motion that is relative to the surface that supports it. Typically a mouse is an object held under the user's hand. It may have one or more buttons or wheels which allow the user to perform operations or other features that provide more control or dimensional input. The mouse's motion generally translates into the motion of a cursor on a display. The first mouse prototype was invented in 1963...

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Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.