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Software Aims To Replace Human Essay Graders
2012-04-26 06:58:49

A new piece of software designed to automatically read and grade student essays may be able to do just as good of a job as humans, according to a new study.

Microsoft Paying For Smartphone Apps
2012-04-06 14:28:22

According to a report in the New York Times, Microsoft is paying developers to create new apps for its mobile operating system.

Are Certain Apple iOS Apps Accessing User Photos?
2012-02-29 11:33:15

An Apple iOS security feature that allows users to share information about their location has come under fire after reports surfaced that some apps were taking users’ address book information and stored photos.

Russian Researchers Claim They’ve Regenerated 32,000 Year-Old Plant
2012-02-22 05:43:22

According to a recent report in the New York Times, Russian scientists have successfully generating a living plant (Silene stenophylla) from the fruit of a species that went extinct in the last ice age some 32,000 years ago.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.