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How Much Older Do You Get When a Wrinkle Appears on Your Face? [study]
How Much Older Do You Get When a Wrinkle Appears on Your Face? [study] ● “In spite of the presumed relevance of wrinkles on facial age, the topic has received little attention in empirical literature.” Prompting J.Antonio Aznar-Casanova (University of Barcelona, Spain) along with Nelson Alves (Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Brazil) and Sérgio S Fukusima (University of São Paulo, Brazil) to perform a set of ... [ click to read full item ]
The translation of ‘oh’ in a corpus of dubbed sitcoms [study]
The translation of ‘oh’ in a corpus of dubbed sitcoms [study] ● There have been several linguistic analyses of the use of ‘oh’ in English. See, for example, the work of Deborah Marjorie James (University of Michigan, US) in The Syntax and Semantics of Some English Interjections, James’s work is referenced in a 2007 study which attempted to shed some light on ... [ click to read full item ]
The ‘Uni Boxing Glove’ [patent]
The ‘Uni Boxing Glove’ [patent] ● “Too often deaths occur to boxers because of the devastating head trauma received in a boxing match or during practice. A glove that would lessen the trauma without diminishing the excitement and skill of the sport, would certainly be a welcome addition to the art.” The welcome addition in question ... [ click to read full item ]

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