Archive: 09/10/2008

Aerobic exercise for the wheelchair-bound

University of Texas at Austin alumnus, Chris Stanford (MSEE '91), and Electrical & Computer Engineering undergraduates are working on making exercise fun for wheelchair users. For the last year, Stanford has ...

Sep 10, 2008
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Heads up: New DNA study reveals evolution of beer yeasts

Lager lovers convinced that their beer of choice stands alone should prepare to drink their words this Oktoberfest. New research by geneticists at the Stanford University School of Medicine indicates that the brew, which ...

Sep 10, 2008
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Metadata bring order to digital chaos

MP3 files, video streams, digital images – the flood of multimedia data swells higher every day. New systems help the user to keep tabs on it all. At the International Broadcasting Convention IBC in Amsterdam on September ...

Sep 10, 2008
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In spiders, size matters: Small males are more often meals

Female spiders are voracious predators and consume a wide range of prey, which sometimes includes their mates. A number of hypotheses have been proposed for why females eat males before or after mating. Researchers ...

Sep 10, 2008
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