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New Scanning Laser Sees Object Composition
2013-06-25 16:11:25

Engineers from the University of Michigan have developed a laser capable of detecting a substance’s composition from high up in the Earth’s atmosphere.

Narcissism And Social Networks
2013-06-12 06:48:57

Social networks have significant effects on how we communicate and, ultimately, how we view ourselves. University of Michigan researchers now claim that Facebook is a mirror and Twitter a megaphone.

2013-06-10 23:17:20

V2V (car-to-car) equipment for motorcycles is based on the RoadLINK™ chipset - auto grade, market-ready chipset, a software defined radio from NXP running firmware from Cohda.

2013-05-08 11:39:52

A seven-year quest to understand how breast cancer cells resist treatment with the targeted therapy lapatinib has revealed a previously unknown molecular network that regulates cell death.


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.