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2012-03-03 21:00:00

Accomplished leaders Barry L. Cox, James D. Plummer and John J. Tracy bring expertise and insight to Olin's President's Council. Needham, Mass.

WSJ: Google Used Illicit Code To Track iPhone Activity
2012-02-17 13:36:17

Google, along with a handful of advertising companies, has been using a piece of clandestine code to get around security settings in Apple’s Safari web browser in order to track iPhone users’ online activities.

2012-02-06 22:23:37

In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama praised the potential of the country's tremendous supply of natural gas buried in shale.

Wireless Power Could Revolutionize Highway Transportation
2012-02-02 05:23:13

A Stanford University research team has designed a high-efficiency charging system that uses magnetic fields to wirelessly transmit large electric currents between metal coils placed several feet apart.

Stanford Aero-engineers Debut Open-source Fluid Dynamics Design Application
2012-01-25 04:00:42

Stanford University Unstructured (SU2) is an open-source software package that gives advanced engineering students a crucial leg up on the time-consuming process of writing their own code to optimize aerospace designs — offering for free what commercial applications command thousands of dollars to do.

2012-01-18 13:29:55

A new approach to motion capture technology is offering fresh insights into tennis injuries – and orthopedic injuries in general.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.