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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
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'.