Latest Scour Stories

2012-03-20 03:11:51

Harvard archaeologist uses computers and satellite images to search for early human settlements.

2010-11-15 19:40:10

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a sensor that allows engineers to assess the scour potential of soils at various depths and on-site for the first time – a technology that will help evaluate the safety of civil infrastructure before and after storm events.

2008-10-20 09:00:17

In search, speed is the name of the game. To that end, social search engine Scour.com today unveiled slick new features including faster search results that rival other top engines' and a new layout with fewer sponsored results. It's all about letting people get to what they're searching for quicker.

2008-08-26 03:00:27

SAN FRANCISCO - Anna Patterson's last Internet search engine was so impressive that industry leader Google Inc. bought the technology in 2004 to upgrade its own system. She believes her latest invention is even more valuable - only this time it's not for sale. Ms.

2008-07-14 09:00:28

Blending the best of algorithmic and human powered search, Scour.com launched today as a meta social search engine which encourages voting and commentary on search engine query results called from Google, Yahoo! and MSN.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.