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Image 1 - Human, AI Join Forces To Pinpoint Fossil Locations
2011-11-22 10:33:21

WUSTL paleoanthropologist, colleagues develop artificial neural network model to predict location of fossil sites.

The Contact Lens Of The Future
2011-11-22 09:40:51

Contact lenses could one day be used as a mini-monitor to project text messages or short emails right in front of your eye. Sound like science fiction?

Nerve Cells Help Our Brain Make Sense Of Our Senses
2011-11-21 10:56:22

The human brain is bombarded with a cacophony of information from the eyes, ears, nose, mouth and skin. Now a team of scientists has unraveled how the brain manages to process those complex, rapidly changing, and often conflicting sensory signals to make sense of our world.

Cosmic Voyager Has A Layover In St. Louis
2011-11-10 09:15:24

WUSTL geochemist helps analyze rare and beautiful meteorite found by a Missouri farmer.

2011-10-14 20:41:12

Scientists have developed a way to evaluate new treatments for some forms of attention deficit disorder.

2011-10-05 15:13:13

"Too busy," and "too complicated."

2011-09-08 11:50:10

Within hours this summer, 30 American troops died in a strike in Afghanistan and millions of American investors watched the Dow Jones Average shed an astonishing 634 points in one day.

2011-09-03 07:00:00

Missouri Foundation for Health and Washington University in St.

2011-08-31 23:31:06

Study shows noninvasive, fast way to map heart's electrical activity in one heartbeat.

2011-08-17 23:55:51

Every day we make thousands of tiny predictions — when the bus will arrive, who is knocking on the door, whether the dropped glass will break.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'