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2010-09-12 09:46:50

Overweight middle-aged men in Teesside, England could soon have a unique tool for improving their health: a boxing video game.Researchers are using the game to motivate a population that is generally reluctant to exercise.The exergaming system uses a home-grown motion capture rig built from LED lights and inertial measurement units.Researchers are seeking out social clubs in Teesside for the trials of the technology and the approach to improving fitness and health.Project leader Dr...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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