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August 29, 2015

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August 29, 2015

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. 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

Social Security, Social Safety

Aug. 20, 2015 — Security and safety could be improved if researchers from very disparate disciplines - humanities, computer science and politics - were to work together, according to new research. Moreover, such ... read more

New Internet Technology Could Aid Police, Courts and Prisons

Aug. 17, 2015 — Technology that can improve criminal databases, remotely conducted criminal trials and help police officers stop autonomous cars can all aid the criminal justice system in the future. But a key to ... read more

Aug. 13, 2015 — People trying to talk to Siri may soon no longer have to look like they're about to eat their iPhones, thanks to a new technology demonstration that solves the 'Cocktail Party' ... read more

Aug. 13, 2015 — The microprocessor inside a computer is a single multipurpose chip that has revolutionized people's life, allowing them to use one machine to surf the web, check emails and keep track of ... read more

Eleven Security Flaws Found in Popular Internet Browsers

Aug. 13, 2015 — Researchers have developed a new cyber security analysis method that discovered 11 previously unknown Internet browser security ... read more

Aug. 12, 2015 — An "intelligent continence management system" has been developed by scientists, comprising a thin disposable sensor strip which has the potential to improve the care of elderly and ... read more

Concern Over Claims About How Technology Affects Young Brains

Aug. 12, 2015 — Claims that intense use of the internet and computer games can harm the adolescent brain are not backed by current scientific evidence, warn experts in a new ... read more

Searching the Internet Inflates Estimates of Internal Knowledge

Aug. 12, 2015 — Actively searching the Internet inflates our sense of the knowledge we actually possess because we fail to recognize the extent to which we rely on external sources for ... read more

Computers: Fireflies Predict Network Loyalty

Aug. 12, 2015 — Online social networking generates vast quantities of data that might be useful to the service providers, advertising agencies, and even the users themselves. Researchers describe an approach to ... read more

Computers: Protecting Your Cloud

Aug. 12, 2015 — A powerful new computer security tool, called XDet, can detect malicious files being uploaded to a cloud computing service. The researchers have carried out successful tests on live data on a cloud ... read more

Aug. 11, 2015 — Computer scientists unveiled a new software modeling program that uses sophisticated geometric matching and machine learning to mimic humans' perception of style, giving users powerful new tools ... read more

'Machine Teaching' Holds the Power to Illuminate Human Learning

Aug. 11, 2015 — Human learning is a complex, sometimes mysterious process. Most of us have had experiences where we have struggled to learn something new, but also times when we've picked something up nearly ... read more

Aug. 11, 2015 — Researchers believe that results from their recently published paper on how people use social media and online health forums can help reach underserved communities and prevent the spread of ... read more

Aug. 11, 2015 — Physicists have demonstrated a new quantum computation scheme in which operations occur without a well-defined order. The researchers used this effect to accomplish a task more efficiently than a ... read more

Aug. 10, 2015 — Scientists have created a solid-state memory technology that allows for high-density storage with a minimum of ... read more

Aug. 10, 2015 — Researchers used computational techniques to map recurring words and their relation to each other in 224-years of State of the Union remarks by American presidents. They identify 1917 as the start of ... read more

Analytics for Resilience

Aug. 10, 2015 — Statistical models are playing an increasingly important role in risk analysis and helping the United States and other countries around the globe mitigate the effects of natural and human-made ... read more

Sexting and Internet Safety Climb Top 10 List of Health Concerns for Children Across the U. S.

Aug. 10, 2015 — With more kids online and using cell phones at increasingly younger ages, two issues have quickly climbed higher on the public's list of major health concerns for children across the U.S: ... read more

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