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2011-04-05 22:12:22

The HFES George Mason University (GMU) Student Chapter was recently featured in a television news story about an interactive driving simulation video game the students developed to highlight the human factors/ergonomics science behind distracted driving. The demonstration made its first appearance at the October 2010 USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, DC, where the GMU students partnered with the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences (FABBS). Nearly...

2009-07-28 15:44:00

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. high school student team competing in the 41st International Chemistry Olympiad won one gold and three silver medals at the event held July 18-26 in Cambridge, England. The students, from Georgia, Indiana, New Jersey and New York, competed against more than 250 students from 65 countries. The four U.S. students were selected from a beginning pool of more than 11,000 high school chemistry students who vied to be on the team. These...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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