Archive: 09/15/2010

Doing the math on where people go

Network scientists at Northeastern University have created a mathematical model that can simulate human mobility over the course of several months or even years.

dateSep 15, 2010 in Mathematics
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Facial recognition techniques studied by BBS team

Rapid improvements in facial-recognition software mean airport security workers might one day know with near certainty whether they're looking at a stressed-out tourist or staring a terrorist in the eye. ...

dateSep 15, 2010 in Software
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New test traces allergens quickly

Institute of Food Safety and the chair group Physical Chemistry and Colloid Sciences, both of which are part of Wageningen University in the Netherlands, have together developed an allergen test. This test quickly, efficiently, ...

dateSep 15, 2010 in Medical research
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Puberty in girls delayed with alcohol, tobacco use

The list of possible health effects from an early introduction to alcohol and tobacco use has just gotten longer. A new study suggests that early drinking and smoking might delay onset of puberty in girls — but the operative ...

dateSep 15, 2010 in Health
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