Archive: 18/09/2012

How tech is making snowboarding even more awesome

Snowboarding might be all about stamina, balance and instinct, but the sport was born in a Eureka moment of inspired thinking. Way back in 1965, a big hearted guy called Sherman Poppen fastened two skis together and attached ...

dateSep 18, 2012 in Other
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Scientists investigate bacterial outliers

(Phys.org)—Virginia Tech scientists have gained new insight into the evolution of the bacteria Brucella and its associated disease brucellosis, which infects mammals and can cause abortions in cattle and pigs. Humans contract ...

dateSep 18, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Data mining in the social-media ecosystem

Ray­mond Fu, a newly appointed assis­tant pro­fessor of elec­trical and com­puter engi­neering, wants to build a better social-​​media ecosystem, one in which Face­book makes expert friend rec­om­men­da­tions ...

dateSep 18, 2012 in Internet
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