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Aug. 31, 2015 — When physicians prepare for patient visits, one of their first steps is to review clinic notes or health records that recap their patients’ medical history. Since the Health Information Technology ... read more

Graphics Processors Accelerate Pattern Discovery

Aug. 28, 2015 — Using normal graphics processors, a new program for identifying repeated patterns in complex networks significantly boosts search ... read more

Aug. 26, 2015 — Rsearchers have developed a questionnaire to help you determine if you suffer from nomophobia or a fear of being without your mobile ... read more

Aug. 26, 2015 — For more than a decade, gene sequencers have been improving more rapidly than the computers required to make sense of their outputs. Searching for DNA sequences in existing genomic databases can ... read more

Fair Sharing of Flight Delays Among Airlines

Aug. 26, 2015 — A study presents a new method for dealing with delays that, they conclude, keeps system-wide delays virtually constant while distributing delays among airlines more evenly. Specifically, it lets ... read more

Aug. 26, 2015 — Researchers are using high-performance computing to simulate the processes that take place during the first moments of photosynthesis. Using quantum mechanics as the basis, computer scientists, ... read more

The Bane of Your Existence: Smartphones and ‘technostress’

Aug. 26, 2015 — If you feel stressed out by your smartphone, it might be down to your personality as well as your phone, a new study ... read more

Aug. 26, 2015 — Robotically steering flexible needles can reach their intended target in tissue with sub-millimetre level accuracy. A major advantage of steering flexible needles is that one can avoid obstacles or ... read more

Aug. 25, 2015 — Targeted punishments could provide a path to international climate change cooperation, new research in game theory has ... read more

Aug. 25, 2015 — Students heading back to school can always count on one thing: Technology will be a little bit more advanced than it was last year. After all, 21st century learning experiences are increasingly ... read more

Biophysicists Take Small Step in Quest for 'Robot Scientist'

Aug. 25, 2015 — Biophysicists have taken another small step forward in the quest for an automated method to infer models describing a system's dynamics -- a so-called robot ... read more

Age and Thinking Style Affect How Young People Evaluate Online Information

Aug. 25, 2015 — With current research suggesting that many young people don’t question the information they find online, a new study reveals the factors that are most likely to predict they ... read more

E-Health Vital in Battle Against Heart Disease Say Cardiology Leaders

Aug. 24, 2015 — E-health is vital to winning the battle against heart disease, cardiology leaders said. The novel paper outlines how the ESC will exploit e-health in education and research, while tackling issues of ... read more

Electronic Trigger Reduces Delays in Evaluation for Cancer Diagnosis

Aug. 24, 2015 — Electronic triggers designed to search for key data, developed by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, were able to identify and reduce ... read more

Issues Surrounding Security Tools for Software Developers

Aug. 24, 2015 — For software programmers, security tools are analytic software that can scan or run their code to expose vulnerabilities long before the software goes to market. But these tools can have ... read more

Aug. 24, 2015 — Like the Rubik's Cube, a three-dimensional combination puzzle where every twist also scrambles the face opposite of it, economics puzzles are similarly interlinked -- a change in policy may lead ... read more

Aug. 24, 2015 — Using computer vision, signal processing and privacy protection, a doctoral student, along with electrical and computer engineering professors, have developed "MEBook," a combination of a ... read more

Aug. 24, 2015 — By minimizing the acceleration of industrial robots, energy consumption can be reduced by up to 40 percent -- while retaining the given production time. This is the result of a new optimization ... read more

Aug. 21, 2015 — With a new design that sandwiches a polar metallic oxide between insulating materials at the nanoscale, the resulting multiferroic superlattice could open the door for improved ... read more

Aug. 21, 2015 — A professor has made the 'magic' sphere for information transfer. In several years our computers, nanoantennas and other kinds of equipment will operate on the base of photons, rather than ... read more

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