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2014-05-05 23:12:00

Dr. James Thompson of Evoke Neuroscience to speak at leading conference on neurofeedback, brain fitness software and brain simulation and how these are being used to track, understand and boost attention and cognitive performance NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Evoke Neuroscience, Inc., the human performance engineering company, today announced that Dr. James Thompson, Vice President, Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder, Evoke Neuroscience, will speak at The NeuroGaming 2014...

JILA Team Demonstrates 'A New Way of Lasing': A 'Superradiant' Laser
2012-04-06 03:23:58

[ Watch the Video ] Physicists at JILA have demonstrated a novel “superradiant” laser design, which has the potential to be 100 to 1,000 times more stable than the best conventional visible lasers. This type of laser could boost the performance of the most advanced atomic clocks and related technologies, such as communications and navigation systems as well as space-based astronomical instruments. Described in the April 5, 2012, issue of Nature,* the JILA laser prototype...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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