Some investor-professors bristle at the notion they arebuttressing their portfolios with projects from currentstudents. The vast majority of junior students stick around toearn their degrees, and most don't start companies, they pointout. At the School of Engineering, the department that has donethe most to welcome venture capitalists in roles such asinstructor, adviser or guest lecturer, faculty members say VCsserve a valuable pedagogical purpose.
Specifically, the researchers suggest using fences to exclude the unwanted, earthbound customers, and dishing up the extra meat for the vultures in random locations instead of re-stocking a regular carrion pantry.
The researchers noted that in most cases, the child had been born at full term and had died in the neonatal period. Only severe obesity was also linked to deaths in very premature and moderately premature babies.
"One of Australia's most successful prime ministers in terms of winning elections was [conservative] John Howard but he had a horrid first term in government," he says. Mr Howard went on to be the second-longest serving Australian prime minister after Sir Robert Menzies.
As for the general, social acceptability of wearable trackers, 16 percent of men said it was important to them that the device be acceptable, while only nine percent of women responded the same way.