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  Apple - Mighty Mouse
Mighty Mouse lightens your load on the go by operating with either one or two AA batteries.
The wireless Mighty Mouse’s tracking engine is based on powerful laser technology that delivers 20 times the performance of standard optical tracking, giving you more accuracy and responsiveness on more surfaces.
Mighty Mouse combines the capability of a multibutton mouse with Apple’s signature top-shell design for the best of both form and function.
www.apple.com /mightymouse   (416 words)

  Mouse Genome Resources
The mouse genome can be made to express a variety of reporter genes.
BLAST curated BAC contigs, and mouse WGS shotgun assemblies.
Mouse Genome Monthly: a newsletter from the mouse genome sequencers to the mouse research community.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov /genome/guide/mouse   (375 words)

  Mouse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A mouse (Plural mice) is a mammal that belongs to one of numerous species of small rodents.
The genotype, phenotype, and genealogy [2] of commonly used inbred mouse strains are well-characterized.
Reepicheep is a bold, courageous mouse from The Chronicles of Narnia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mouse   (1893 words)

 Mouse (computing) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name "mouse", coined at the Stanford Research Institute, derives from the resemblance of early models (which had a cord attached to the rear part of the device, suggesting the idea of a tail) to the common small rodent of the same name.
This mouse uses a small laser instead of an LED, which according to the companies can increase the resolution of the image taken by the mouse, leading to around 20× more sensitivity to the surface features used for navigation compared to conventional optical mice, via interference effects.
Many games, such as first- or third-person shooters, have a setting named "invert mouse" or similar (not to be confused with "button inversion", sometimes performed by left-handed users) which allows the user to look downward by moving the mouse forward and upward by moving the mouse backward (the opposite of non-inverted movement).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Computer_mouse   (5374 words)

 Computer Mouse Encyclopedia Article @   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This mouse uses a small laser instead of an LED, which according to the companies can increase the resolution of the image taken by the mouse, leading to arround 20× increase in the sensitivity to the surface features used for navigation compared to conventional optical mice, via interference effects.
Newer revisions of the mouse do not suffer from this problem, which is a power-saving feature (almost all optical mice, laser or LED based, also implement this power-saving feature, except those intended for use in gaming, where a millisecond of delay is significant).
Mini-mouse – a small egg-sized mouse for use with laptop computers; it is usually small enough to be used on a free area of the laptop body itself. /encyclopedia/Computer_mouse   (4233 words)

These include the mouse's genetic similarity to humans (at least 80% of DNA in mice is identical to that of humans), small size, short lifespan and reproductive cycle, low maintenance in captivity, and mild manner.
The average lifespan of a wild mouse is typically one to two years, while mice kept as pets usually live about three years and have survived up to six years.
While the mild-mannered mouse is ill-suited for confrontation and nearly always prefers flight to fighting, a single mouse can incite a near panic among people simply by scurrying across a room.
www.hsus.org /animals_in_research/species_used_in_research/mouse.html   (2354 words)

 OSHA Ergonomic Solutions: Computer Workstations eTool - Components - Pointer/Mouse
In addition to the conventional mouse, there are trackballs, touch pads, finger tip joysticks, and pucks, to name a few.
For example, a mouse that is too sensitive may require excessive and prolonged finger force to provide adequate control.
A mouse that has insufficient sensitivity may require large deviation of the wrist to move the pointer around the screen.
www.osha.gov /SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/components_pointers.html   (800 words)

 Computer mouse help and information
The mouse or mice was invented by Douglas Englebart in 1963, who at the time was working at the Stanford Research Institute, which was a think tank sponsored by Stanford University.
As the mouse is moved, the ball rolls in the direction of the movement which, in turn, moves the roller (X or Y axis).
The mouse ball is the main part within the mouse which allows the user to move the mouse which moves the appropriate axis which then moves the mouse cursor on the screen.
www.computerhope.com /help/mouse.htm   (826 words)

 What is mouse? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Invented by Douglas Engelbart of Stanford Research Center in 1963, and pioneered by Xerox in the 1970s, the mouse is one of the great breakthroughs in computer ergonomics because it frees the user to a large extent from using the keyboard.
The mouse is also useful for graphics programs that allow you to draw pictures by using the mouse like a pen, pencil, or paintbrush.
Mechanical sensors within the mouse detect the direction the ball is rolling and move the screen pointer accordingly.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/m/mouse.html   (596 words)

 Mouse Spiders
Like the trap-door spiders, the mouse spider lives in burrows in the ground, often in banks of rivers, creeks and other waterways, and is sometimes found in suburban gardens.
Male Eastern Mouse Spiders are fl with a bluish white patch on the front of the abdomen.
Female Red-headed Mouse Spiders are dark brown to fl, and the jaws are sometimes red-tinged, but they are very different in overall size and appearance, which led to confusion when the species was first being described.
www.amonline.net.au /factsheets/mouse_spider.htm   (682 words)

 Posts tagged Mouse at Engadget
Saitek's got a new gaming mouse for those in need of a little more precision than your standard off-the-shelf model, with its new Cyborg mouse cranking the dpi all the way up to 3200.
According to the agency's reports, GPS navigation mainstay Garmin is planning on producing a wireless mouse, and while the existence of a GPS receiver in the peripheral isn't clear, we'd have to assume that given the company's past, they're probably not just knocking out a regular old AA-battery-powered mouse to boost profits.
This one includes the company's existing MX Revolution laser mouse with its speedy metal scroll wheel, along with a new keyboard that boasts a built-in LCD along with the usual array of controls for music and other features.
www.engadget.com /tag/mouse   (2107 words)

 Stanford Magazine > March/April 2002 > Feature Story > Mighty Mouse
The mouse’s evolution “from the laboratory to the living room,” as one of its designers puts it, is not well known—even some Apple fanatics aren’t familiar with it—but it reveals something of the personalities of its designers, the Stanford program that trained them and even the history of Silicon Valley.
Hovey, the mouse project’s informal head, says he “hacked together” the first conceptual prototype in a weekend—using the ball from a bottle of Ban Roll-On deodorant and a butter dish purchased at the Palo Alto Walgreens (“the mouse parts store,” he calls it).
“The fact that the mouse was unobtrusive and natural is the result of a lot of work.” Few users ever notice the heft of the cord, or the effect the connector linking the cord to the mouse has on the mouse’s agility, or the silence of the ball as it moves across the desk.
www.stanfordalumni.org /news/magazine/2002/marapr/features/mouse.html   (3005 words)

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First, it has all the features you need to use it as your everyday mouse: smooth optical tracking, clutter-free cordless freedom, extra navigation buttons, and a powerful scroll/tilt wheel that lets you scroll up and down, left and right, and in and out.
Since their introduction 15 years ago, Expert Mouse trackballs have set the industry standard for performance and comfort.
The familiarity of a mouse with the convenience of a trackball.
www.mouse.com /Encyclopedia-search.html   (667 words)

 mouse - Wiktionary
(computing) (plural mice or, rarely, mouses) An input device that is moved over a pad or other flat surface, its movement being converted into a corresponding movement of a pointer on a graphical display.
(intransitive) To move cautiously or furtively, in the manner of a mouse (the rodent) (frequently used in the phrasal verb to mouse around).
Captain Higgins moused the hook with a bit of marline to prevent the block beckets from falling out under slack.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/Mouse   (246 words)

 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: Mighty Mouse
Mighty Mouse replaced the earlier hero, Strongheart, in Harry's revival, and Harry was re-designed as a cat.
When Deitch left, in 1958, only Mighty Mouse and Heckle & Jeckle were brought back — but with the already thin Terrytoons budgets slashed to the bone, they were mere shadows of their former selves.
Mighty Mouse was back with new animation in 1979, when CBS commissioned Filmation (Fat Albert, He-Man) to produce a new Saturday morning series.
www.toonopedia.com /mightym.htm   (858 words)

 Father of the Mouse: Doug Engelbart. An exclusive interview in SuperKids Software Review.
But in truth, the mouse was first conceived of by Doug Engelbart in the early 1960’s, then a scientist at the Stanford Research Institute, in Menlo Park, California.
At the time of the invention of the mouse, I had already been exploring possible ways for people to increase their capability to solve complex problems for more than a dozen years.
Or you could give the mouse a push and lift it off the desk, and watch the cursor continue moving while the disc was spinning.
www.superkids.com /aweb/pages/features/mouse/mouse.html   (1303 words)

 WildWNC.org : Animals : DEER MOUSE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The deer mouse ranges from around 6 to almost 8 inches in total length including the tail, which is about 1/2 of its total length.
The deer mouse is the most widely distributed member of the Peromyscus group of mice and one of the most abundant of our small mammals.
There are actually two distinct races of the deer mouse found in the southeastern states, distinguished primarily by their tail length.
wildwnc.org /af/deermouse.html   (654 words)

 SRI Technology: Personal Computing / Computer Mouse
A replica of the original computer mouse -- a carved block of wood with a single red button -- is on display in SRI's lobby.
A single wheel or a pair of wheels was used to translate the motion of the mouse into cursor movement on the screen.
It was the world debut of personal computing when a computer mouse controlled a networked computer system to demonstrate hypertext linking, real-time text editing, multiple windows with flexible view control, cathode display tubes, and shared-screen teleconferencing.
www.sri.com /about/timeline/mouse.html   (399 words)

 What is mouse? - a definition from Whatis.com
- A mouse is a small device that a computer user pushes across a desk surface in order to point to a place on a display screen and to select one or more actions to take from that position.
A mouse consists of a metal or plastic housing or casing, a ball that sticks out of the bottom of the casing and is rolled on a flat surface, one or more buttons on the top of the casing, and a cable that connects the mouse to the computer.
Although the mouse has become a familiar part of the personal computer, its design continues to evolve and there continue to be other approaches to pointing or positioning on a display.
searchwinit.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid1_gci212596,00.html   (629 words)

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Using the mouse within a program is actually very simple and in the next ten minutes you'll have been exposed to most of the things you'll ever need to know!
Mouse events happen for the control under the mouse.
For example, if you were to draw a circle inside a picture control, and wanted to know if the mouse click took place inside the circle, you would examine X and Y to see if it falls within the bound of the circle.
www.garybeene.com /vb/tut-mice.htm   (1010 words)

 Modest Mouse   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Issaquah, Washington's Modest Mouse is known in indie rock circles for its angular, warping chords, poetic, desolate lyrics, and intricate, mesmerizing drums.
Initially the four-track project of a suburban malcontent named Isaac Brock, by 1993 Modest Mouse was a bona fide band, featuring Brock, permanent drummer Jeremiah Green, former bassist John Wickhart, and former second guitarist Dann Gallucci (who went on to cofound the Murder City Devils).
A slew of releases followed soon after: also in 1996, the band put out their Interstate 8 EP, and followed that with 1997's critically acclaimed The Lonesome Crowded West LP (both were on Up).
www.epitonic.com /artists/modestmouse.html   (466 words)

 Affymetrix - GeneChip® Mouse Tiling 2.0R Array Set
The Mouse Tiling 2.0R Array Set is available either as a whole-genome set of seven arrays (P/N 900852), or individual arrays from the set may be purchased separately.
The GeneChip® Mouse Promoter 1.0R Array is a subset of the Mouse Tiling 2.0R Tiling Array Set, and the content was chosen specifically to analyze protein/DNA interactions within promoter regions.
Probes are tiled at an average resolution of 35 base pairs, as measured from the central position of adjacent 25-mer oligos, leaving a gap of approximately 10bp between probes.
www.affymetrix.com /products/arrays/specific/mouse_tiling_2.affx   (336 words)

 Mouse :: Online Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mouse in groups of persons not exposed or less exposed Mouse the intervention (whether the comparison was concurrent or before-after).For Mouse intervention reviewed, the team developed an analytic framework indicating possible causal links between the intervention under study and predefined outcomes of interest.
Mouse for increasing Mouse success rates include sustained media campaigns; price increases for tobacco products; increased insurance coverage for treatment; individual, group, or telephone counseling; and approved medications.
Of these 243 studies, 77 Mouse excluded on the basis of limitations in Mouse execution or design and were Mouse considered further.
sukanah.org /mouse.html   (232 words)

 Mouse 2   (Site not responding. Last check: )
MOUSE: a compilation of population genetic markers, Bioinformatics, Vol 18, pp890, 2002
Mouse is a user-friendly database for searching and retrieving human and great ape evolutionary sequence-data.
In addition, MOUSE II includes all relevant geographic and population-related information of the individuals, so it also serves as a highly specialised literature database for future projects.
www.burckhardt.de /evolbiol/mouse   (288 words)

 Mouse Practice - Learn How To Use The Mouse
Now you release the mouse button and the object is in a new location.
You can practice moving your mouse, by moving it inside and outside the applet to have the picture of the mouse appear or disappear.
When you release the mouse button, the box is where you left it.
www.lawrencegoetz.com /programs/mousepractice   (448 words)

 Mouse Emulator - Emulate your mouse with a keyboard
Or maybe you are having USB driver problems, and your mouse isn't working.
Mouse Emulator can also toggle mouse buttons with a simple key press.
This is very useful for RSI users that have problems with drag operations with the mouse.
www.geocities.com /pronto4u/mouseemulator.html   (347 words)

 Mouse Genome Project
Mouse Genome Sequencing Consortium (MGSC), a public-private partnership of insitutes involved in sequencing and genomics.
Please visit mouse Ensembl to view genes and features in both internal and external mapping and sequencing projects.
The aim of the Sanger Institute mouse sequencing program is to contribute to the generation of 5X whole genome shotgun sequence (now complete) and in excess of 20% of finished mouse genome sequence.
www.sanger.ac.uk /Projects/M_musculus   (495 words)

 mozdev.org - optimoz: /gestures/index
Mouse Gestures are a fast way to execute commands without using the keyboard, menus or toolbars.
Instead, the user holds down a mouse button (usually the right one), moves the mouse in a certain way to form a gesture, then releases the mouse button.
All screen shots were taken with the optional feature "mouse trails" enabled, to illustrate how the mouse was moved.
optimoz.mozdev.org /gestures   (260 words)

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