Archive: 22/08/2008

Teaching experience

Business veterans claim you cannot teach ‘experience’, but European researchers say you can. The team developed software that helps players acquire real-life skills and realistic experiences through game playing. But ...

dateAug 22, 2008 in Software
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Relearning process not always a 'free lunch'

Researchers at Sheffield University and the University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom, have helped determine why relearning a few pieces of information may or may not easily cause a recollection of other associated, previously ...

dateAug 22, 2008 in
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Elephant legs are much bendier than Shakespeare thought

Throughout history, elephants have been thought of as 'different'. Shakespeare, and even Aristotle, described them as walking on inflexible column-like legs. And this myth persists even today. Which made John Hutchinson from ...

dateAug 22, 2008 in
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FBI unveils science of anthrax investigation

They have worked for almost seven years in secret. Most people did not know that the work in Ray Goehner's materials characterization department at Sandia National Laboratories was contributing important information to the ...

dateAug 22, 2008 in Other
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Sign language over a mobile phone

A group at the University of Washington has developed software that for the first time enables deaf and hard-of-hearing Americans to use sign language over a mobile phone. UW engineers got the phones working together this ...

dateAug 22, 2008 in Software
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