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Scientists Tracking Breakup Of Arctic Summer Sea Ice
2014-07-17 03:27:40

As sea ice begins to melt back toward its late September minimum, it is being watched as never before. Scientists have put sensors on and under ice in the Beaufort Sea for an unprecedented campaign to monitor the summer melt.

Long Before Their First Words, Babies' Brains Rehearse Speech Mechanics
2014-07-15 03:33:45

Infants can tell the difference between sounds of all languages until about 8 months of age when their brains start to focus only on the sounds they hear around them.

2014-07-09 11:24:31

Smartphone apps can track where we eat our meals, when we commute to and from work and how many minutes we exercise each day.

2014-07-02 10:46:55

If we had a road map to what parental involvement in schools should be, what would it look like?

Crowdsourcing Leads To Faster Learning Among Robots
2014-06-27 14:11:26

As proven by sites such as Yahoo! Answers or even Wikipedia, crowdsourcing has been shown to be a useful way to amass knowledge or find an answer to a difficult question.

Exhaust Fumes Derail Dinner For Hungry Moths
2014-06-27 03:34:54

Car and truck exhaust fumes that foul the air for humans also cause problems for pollinators.

2014-06-27 12:26:33

Study published in Clinical Cancer Research and co-led by Adaptive Biotechnologies and the University of Washington demonstrates clinical utility of Next Generation Immune Profiling SEATTLE,

2014-06-25 12:36:27

SEATTLE, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panopto, a leading video platform provider for enterprise and education,

2014-06-24 09:39:28

Measurements taken at the molecular scale have for the first time confirmed a key property that could improve our knowledge of how the heart and lungs function.

Sensor In Eye Could Watch For Glaucoma And Track Pressure Changes
2014-06-17 03:37:51

Your eye could someday house its own high-tech information center, tracking important changes and letting you know when it’s time to see an eye doctor.


Word of the Day
onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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