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Manganese may fight E. coli toxins

To aid in the fight against E. Coli and other related toxins, researchers at Carnegie Mellon may have found a friend in the element manganese.

Musical challenge bridges machine learning, creativity

This month is February Album Writing Month, and the technology embedded in the challenge’s website,, is designed to give participants some help.

How Things Work: Personal Digital Assistants

Digital assistants make using a cell phone more intuitive: One can simply talk to the cell phone as if it were another person. But how do these clever applications work?

SciTech Briefs

A linguist at the University of Calgary in Canada claims that texting has a negative impact on a person’s linguistic ability to interpret and accept words.

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