Archive: 03/16/2012

From unemployed to entrepreneur

More than 90% of companies launched by unemployed individuals are still viable after three years. And they’ve also created additional jobs, potentially bringing even more people out of unemployment. This ...

dateMar 16, 2012 in Economics & Business
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Nanopore: the Oxford story

Last month Oxford University spinout firm Oxford Nanopore revealed that it is to produce a new DNA sequencing machine the size of a USB stick. ...

dateMar 16, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Student-designed robots take on March Madness

( -- Sixty-six national and international high school teams will take their robots to the courts this weekend to compete in the 21st season of the Los Angeles regional FIRST (For Inspiration and ...

dateMar 16, 2012 in Robotics
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That's, like, super cooool

A study published in December in the Journal of Voice found that female college students have popularized a linguistic fad called “vocal fry,” which has been described as a “guttural flutte ...

dateMar 16, 2012 in Social Sciences
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