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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.

ERs Fail To Educate Parents On Child Safety Restraints
2013-03-06 09:26:04

Emergency departments are not doing enough to make sure parents are properly educated about car seats and the proper use of safety restraints, researchers claim in a new study.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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