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M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens

M-rated bloody gory video and computer games are most popular among young teens, according to a new study. M-rated games are actually meant for ages 17 and above, but the study suggests that middle-school children play them frequently to release their anger. The study was conducted b...

Accused 13yr Old Admits to Stabbing Her Brother

...because her parents grounded her and took away her computer privileges in an attempt to cool her relationship with the 23-year-old Steinke. She told the jury she often vented to her boyfriend as they talked on the phone late at night after her family had gone to sleep. She admitted shed had several hypothe...

In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

...nd too limited space for entertainment, that's why computer games are so popular," he says. So instead of sweating it out on the sports field, Zhao spends 20 to 30 hours a week in World of Warcraft, Lineage and other fantasy universes, which are typically set in ancient empires or occult territories. He s...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

...onitored data to be downloaded in a heartbeat to a computer in your wardrobe, and then be recharged ready for ...hanging rail inside, with wires connecting it to a computer in the base of the wardrobe. When we place electronic hangers, each with their own ID and metal conn...

Computer Games World Cup Kicks Off in Paris

The World Cup of computer gaming has brought some 700 players from 51 countr...ris. Gamers arrived with their own keyboards and computer mice -- as important as "a tennis player's racket," according to one organiser. The computers themse...

Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...e is also an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering. The car-sized wire loops buried in ...sses over a loop, the detector sends a signal to a computer in a control box at the side of the road. The controller may simply count the number of cars that ...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

...y enable monitored data to be downloaded onto to a computer in the wardrobe. So theres no need to worry about ...hanging rail inside, with wires connecting it to a computer in the base of the wardrobe. When we place electronic hangers, each with their own ID and metal conn...

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

...used slices of rat brain, Deisseroth said, "like a computer repair technician would take out a circuit board" to test its functional properties. The brain slices, which remain active for many hours, came from parts of the hippocampus, a region long implicated in depression. They also tested slices from rats t...

Online Counterfeit Pills Kills Woman

.... "We are trying to get more information from her computer to see if we can find out what she thought she was getting,'' Stanton said.The website that sold the pills has since shut down. But health experts say fake pharmacies are an ongoing scam. The report makes no recommendations, but calls the sale of c...

MIT's Green Nano-factories to Produce Eco-friendly Batteries

...s like AIDS, polio, and influenza, and can lead to computer system crashes and data loss, but researcher Angela Belcher is exploiting a virus's ability to do good things in the semi-conductor and electronic sector. Belcher claims that her green nano-factories generate little waste, grow at room temperature,...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

... with Kailas Narendran, an electrical engineer and computer scientist. (The two began the project in 2002, ...t at the University of California. His team uses computer games to make the practice less tedious. In one application, as patients grasp and release their han...

Parkinson's Targets Two Distinct Brain Networks, Finds Study

...e. The scientists have also developed mathematical computer models to determine how fast the disease will progress. "These scanning techniques may be helpful in determining what treatments work and what don't," he said....

Now, 'virtual' Mouse Brains Available on the Net

...uke University. The consortium has developed the computer infrastructure to collect a rapidly growing library of 3-D mouse brain data, and make all the data available on the web http: tinyurl.com/3cgj6z. Its goal is to use mouse brains as surrogates for human brains to study the connections between genes an...

Fossilized Midges can Predict Climate Change: Study

...will provided a unique test for the global climate computer models that are being used to simulate future climate change. The research is published in Geology....

Understanding the Mechanism Underlying Embryo Development

...n their model. As Milan explains: Thanks to this computer simulation we have found a new genetic function that ensures the stability of the system and has enabled us to test its robustness. This study shows that modelling is a highly useful tool for describing in silico new properties of a biological system...

Bed Side Robot Gets You Home Back Faster

...each session, the physician at the control station computer was able to drive the robot to the patients room, emulating an on-site experience. "We know from previous studies that patient satisfaction was high with robotic telerounding but we wanted to learn if it also could deliver cost savings, and there's...

Genes Play Major Role in Determining Individual's Sour Taste Perception

...red within the twin pairs, and then entered into a computer model to determine the relative contributions of genetic and environmental influences on sour taste sensitivity. The models estimated that genes played a more important role than environment in determining individual differences in sour taste sens...

Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria

...rep known as the invasive M1T1 clone. Just like a computer virus might come in and reprogram your hard drive, this virus reprogrammed the genetic machinery of the M1T1 strep into a more virulent form, said senior author Victor Nizet, M.D., UCSD Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacy. The consequences of this...

Singapore's Dr. Love Brings Good Sex to Indonesia

...led AI avatar is being used. "Imagine you have a computer system that gathers 20,000 questions and answers that come from Indonesia, answered by doctors... Later on in this AI system the avatar will be able to answer your question or help you to pick questions and a relevant answer to your query," he says. ...

Researchers Developing smart Wardrobe' to Download Songs to smart Shirts

...oratory have developed a prototype wardrobe with a computer in its base, which is connected via the hanging rail to electronic clothes hangers, each with its own ID. Clothes connect with the system via conductive pads on the inside of the shoulders, while a touch screen on the outside of the wardrobe allows...

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