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GrammaTech Provides Static-Analysis Technology to Universities Under Expanded Academic Program
GrammaTech, Inc., a leading manufacturer of software-analysis tools, today announced the expansion of its no-cost academic program to include CodeSonar®. The tool can now be used in academic research and teaching.

BrightSource Energy Names Mathew Brett Senior Vice President of International Development
BrightSource Energy, Inc., a leading solar thermal technology company, has named Mathew Brett as senior vice president of international development. Brett brings two decades of experience in international energy development and project financing to his role at BrightSource.

Child-like robot learns language through 'conversation' with humans
Scientist demonstrated how a robot analogous to a child between 6 and 14 months old can develop rudimentary linguistic skills through interaction with a human participant.

Car horns and commuter noise promote more positive dreams
We are more likely to have positive dreams when surrounded by the noise of commuters and car horns, new research suggests. cientists studied the dreams of 8,000 individuals who were played randomly selected soundscapes as they slept, the Daily Mail reported.

Child-like robot learns language through 'conversation' with humans
Scientist demonstrated how a robot analogous to a child between 6 and 14 months old can develop rudimentary linguistic skills through interaction with a human participant.

Sun's twin may be home to 9 alien planets
A sun-like star, which is already known to host five alien planets, may actually have nine full-fledged worlds, according to a new study.

9 exoplanets 'may be orbiting Solar System's twin'
A star 127 light-years away, which stunned the world in 2010 by becoming the largest star system beyond our own, playing host to five, possibly seven alien worlds, is back in the headlines as it may actually have nine exoplanets orbiting it.

Women likelier to wear jeans when 'feeling blue'
Women dress differently depending on their mood and turn to jeans when they're feeling depressed, a new study has claimed.

Flowers really are the way to a woman's heart, say experts
Women are far more likely to find a man attractive and accept a date with a stranger if they are in the presence of colourful flowers, a new study has shown.

Women wearing skirts at workplace 'more successful'
Women who wear skirts in the workplace are more likely to make a good impression and get a promotion, according to a new study.

Woman to command warship for first time in UK Naval history
A British woman will command a frontline warship for the first time in the 500-year history of the country's Royal Navy.

Women's love for shopping is handed down by their mums
The age-old mystery why women love shopping may finally have been answered - with a new research suggesting that mothers may be responsible for passing on the habit to their daughters.

World's smallest eco-home that has a lounge, shower, kitchen and a double bedroom!
Designers have squeezed a lounge with a table and two chairs, a 4ft-wide double bed, a full-size shower and a kitchen into a 10ft cube.

Brits 'can't differentiate between cheap plonk and fine wine'
A "blind" wine tasting challenge in the UK has revealed that most drinkers are unable to tell a cheap plonk from a wine costing up to six times as much.

25 percent of adult Brits have seen ghosts
A record one out of four adult British people have had a ghostly encounter - up from seven per cent in the 1950s.

11m Brit adults 'have seen ghost'
A quarter of British adults - more than 11million people - claim to have had an experience with a ghost, according to a new survey.

Thought-controlled robot avatars to help disabled people
Researchers have developed robots that can be controlled by the user's thoughts and will be provide help for disabled people in future.

Men's confidence on dance floor rises with age: UK study
Men's confidence on the dance floor rises with age. And by retirement, it is at an all-time high, says a new UK research.

Many New Year's resolutions 'do not last longer than a week': Study
A new study has shown that many people, who make New Year's resolutions to quit smoking and drinking, are not able to stick to them for more than a week.

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