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Driving As Stressful As Skydiving
2013-06-11 13:33:04

Driving in traffic can be stressful, and even more so depending on where you live. German car maker Audi and researchers from MIT teamed up to discover just how stressful driving is and came up with some surprising results.

Cloud Computing Made More Secure: MIT
2013-06-11 05:01:15

MIT researchers have developed a new algorithm that could help make up-and-coming cloud computing technology more secure.

2013-06-04 23:01:09

Three premiere near field communication (NFC) events will focus on awareness and adoption of technology to enhance customer experience. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB)

Humans Leave Significant Carbon Footprint With Running Shoes
2013-05-22 13:59:34

While it is nearly impossible for a running shoe not to leave a footprint, new research suggests that a typical pair of running shoes could leave behind a significant carbon footprint as well.

2013-05-20 23:22:47

MIT startup GeriJoy's virtual "talking dog" companions for the elderly will be featured at the Healthy Aging Forum in Washington, DC this Thursday.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]