Latest Systema Stories

2011-04-01 12:50:00

When the unemployed complain of fighting an uphill battle to reenter the job market, believe them.

2011-01-19 14:34:50

A cold dose of fear lends an edge to the here-and-now — say, when things go bump in the night.

2010-04-08 11:25:50

Using skills passed down through generations, Inuit forecasters living in the Canadian Arctic look to the sky to tell by the way the wind scatters a cloud whether a storm is on the horizon or if it's safe to go on a hunt.

2010-04-07 05:25:00

Researchers from the University of Toronto have uncovered a network of hackers, centered in China, which has used popular online services to obtain top secret information from the Indian government, according to reports that surfaced on Tuesday.

2009-10-09 10:30:21

Attention weekend warriors: the simple act of exercise and not fitness itself can convince you that you look better, a new University of Florida study finds.

2008-08-18 14:02:21

Certain types of video games can have beneficial effects, improving gamers' dexterity as well as their ability to problem-solve – attributes that have proven useful not only to students but to surgeons, according to research discussed Sunday at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.

2008-01-31 07:05:58

In his final State of the Union address, President George W. Bush devoted several lines to science and technology topics.

2007-11-30 06:00:00

By Olson, Sherry ABSTRACT For two centuries, each

2007-10-03 15:42:19

Bones discovered in the 1990s that spurred the Legislature to declare the pleurocoelus the state's official dinosaur were misidentified and actually came from a different species, according to a student's research.

2005-08-11 19:45:00

Today's modern societies face novel challenges, including unprecedented rates of social and technological change, rapid urbanization, globalization, unpredictable natural disasters and the continuing threat of terrorism. Faced with having to make the most of their limited resources, countries often find it difficult to respond to these challenges, especially when faced with the need to implement anti-terrorism security measures while still supporting long-term goals.

Word of the Day
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.