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2012-08-16 21:39:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Patients being medicated for blood clots may soon have tiny robot space bugs to thank for one day getting a simple, home-use testing kit. Vladislav Djakov started building micro-electromechanical creatures 15 years ago that mimic the swarms of bugs found in nature. The bugs were equipped with a power supply, limited intelligence and monitoring systems, and were put in hard-to-reach places on the International Space Station. They...

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2012-08-15 21:32:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Obvious Corporation, led by Twitter founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams, has announced two new sharing platforms called “Medium” and “Branch” which aims to make the publishing and sharing of stories and ideas even easier and more elegant. “We´re re-imagining publishing in an attempt to make an evolutionary leap, based on everything we´ve learned in the last 13 years and the needs of...

Online Piracy Conviction Nets SurfTheChannel Owner 4-Year Prison Sentence
2012-08-15 14:51:10

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Anton Vickerman, owner of SurfTheChannel, one of the UK´s most popular sources of pirated video content, has been found guilty of conspiracy to defraud in June for “facilitating” copyright infringement and sentenced to four years in jail by a UK court. The 38-year-old Vickerman had designed the service´s pages, hiring others to source material and carry out other back-end functions, reports BBC News. UK...

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2012-08-13 11:36:02

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ladies, as football season starts to rev up, and your worries about the honey-do list being set aside on Sundays for the rest of the year begin to unfold, don't you worry because science says your man loves you more than his sport. As your hubby pulls out his beer stained number 22 Emmitt Smith Dallas Cowboys jersey from the closet in preparation for tonight's game versus the Oakland Raiders, researchers have reassured you he actually...


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Computer Science (journal)
2012-06-04 15:46:07

Computer Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1999 and published quarterly by the AGH University of Science and Technology. It is edited by faculty members of the Departments of Computer Science and Automatics. As of June 2012, the editor-in-chief is Jacek Kitowski. The journal publishes articles covering all aspects of theoretical and applied computer science problems. The journal also often publishes special issues containing articles based on presentations at...

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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