Archive: 01/21/2010

US birth weights on the decline

Thirteen-pound babies may make headlines, but they aren't the norm. In fact, U.S. infants are getting smaller, according to researchers at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute's Department of Population ...

dateJan 21, 2010 in Health
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Explained: Gallager codes

In the 1948 paper that created the field of information theory, MIT grad (and future professor) Claude Shannon threw down the gauntlet to future generations of researchers. In those predigital days, communications ...

dateJan 21, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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