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2012-08-07 09:59:57

Hearing generic language to describe a category of people, such as "boys have short hair," can lead children to endorse a range of other stereotypes about the category.

Massive Power Use At Big Data Companies Cut In A Flash
2012-07-19 11:41:41

Big data needs big power.

2012-07-16 23:01:40

African American Scientists Called to Advocate and Mentor Next Generation Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 The

2012-06-21 01:59:03

The throat and facial movements that twist the air pushing through your vocal cords into words could be rooted in the well-meaning expressions primates exchange with each other.

2012-05-14 22:17:48

Pursuing a relatively untapped route for regulating the immune system, an international team of researchers has designed and conducted initial tests on molecules that have the potential to treat diseases involving inflammation, such as asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, stroke and sepsis.

Wrinkles And Twists Boost Power From Solar Panels
2012-04-27 09:47:23

Taking their cue from the humble leaf, researchers have used microscopic folds on the surface of photovoltaic material to significantly increase the power output of flexible, low-cost solar cells.

2012-04-07 23:02:36

Three out of 32 full-time faculty at Olin College are featured in the Princeton Review's new "Best 300 Professors" book.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.