Archive: 06/15/2010

Working parents no longer have to do it tough

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many parents find balancing work and family tough but now help is available. Research from The University of Queensland has found parents who complete a parenting program targeted at improving work life balance ...

Jun 15, 2010
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Speech Synthesizer Helps Movie Critic

The voices you hear on message services are often created artificially by fitting together short audio snippets from a large library of vocalized words and sounds. Scientists are now moving beyond the older ...

Jun 15, 2010
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Google to scan 400,000 Austrian library books

Austria's national library said Tuesday it has struck a 30-million-euro deal with US Internet giant Google to digitise 400,000 copyright-free books, a vast collection spanning 400 years of European history.

Jun 15, 2010
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Nanospheres stretch limits of hard disk storage

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new magnetic recording medium made up of tiny nanospheres has been devised by European researchers. The technology may lead to hard disks able to store more than a thousand billion bits ...

Jun 15, 2010
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