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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.

2014-06-16 08:21:20

Flotation Products To Support New Undersea Research Network BIDDEFORD, Maine and SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepWater Buoyancy has been awarded a major contract to supply

Building A Computer Program That Can Teach Itself Everything
2014-06-13 11:17:11

Researchers have created the first fully automated computer program that can teach just about everything there is to know about any visual concept.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.