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2012-03-15 12:27:27

Hundreds of lives are being lost each year in the United States because of mistakes made in what engineers call the “dilemma zone” – that area before a stoplight intersection where the traffic light turns yellow and the driver isn’t sure whether to stop or go ahead.

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2011-08-25 12:48:45

MIT and Princeton University researchers have developed a system that uses a network of smartphones mounted on car dashboards that will help drivers obtain better fuel efficiency.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • 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'.