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2011-03-05 11:35:00

Lijun Yin wants computers to understand inputs from humans that go beyond the traditional keyboard and mouse.

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2010-03-03 13:25:22

Personality does not have an influence when choosing a professional career.

2009-05-01 22:43:56

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2008-07-01 06:00:15

By Stoelhorst, J W Abstract: This paper engages with the methodological debate on the contribution of Darwinism to Veblen's (1898) evolutionary research program for economics.

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2005-10-11 14:15:00

A hundred years ago, we took the first steps in recognising, at the level of elementary physical events, the dual character of nature that had been postulated in natural philosophy. Albert Einstein was the first who saw Max Planck’s quantum hypothesis leading to this dual character. Einstein suggested the photon have an electromagnetic wave character, although photons had previously been considered as particles. That was the quintessence of his work on the photoelectric effect. Later...

2005-06-11 10:10:54

The National Academies, the flagship of U.S. science, said on Friday it had set up a Web site to battle attempts to portray evolution as mere speculation about how life developed on Earth.


Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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