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December 1, 2015

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December 1, 2015

Level of Computer Use in Clinical Encounters Associated With Patient Satisfaction

Nov. 30, 2015 — Patients at safety-net hospital clinics where there was high computer use by clinicians were less likely to rate their care as excellent, according to an ... read more

Nov. 25, 2015 — A robotic bartender has to do something unusual for a machine: It has to learn to ignore some data and focus on social signals. Researchers recently investigated how a robotic bartender can ... read more

Testing New Magnetic Semiconductor Material

Nov. 18, 2015 — A novel magnetic semiconductor material that is an alloy of cobalt, iron, chromium and aluminum in which part of the aluminum was replaced with silicon may help reduce the power needed to store data ... read more

New Technology for Dynamic Projection Mapping

Nov. 18, 2015 — It has been thought technically difficult to achieve projection mapping onto a moving/rotating object so that images look as though they are fixed to the object. A group of researchers has now ... read more

Quality Control of Quantum Simulators

Nov. 18, 2015 — An international team of scientists has proposed a new certification method that applies to photonic devices in which light quanta serve as the carriers of quantum ... read more

Nov. 17, 2015 — National security analysts often find that available data is growing much faster than their ability to observe and process it. Sometimes they can't make key connections and often they are ... read more

New Advanced Computing Systems Under Investigation

Nov. 17, 2015 — Scientists are studying how to improve the development of advanced computing systems to create faster software under the auspices of RePhrase, a new research project from the European Union Horizon ... read more

What's in a Name? More Than You Think...

Nov. 17, 2015 — What’s in a name? In the case of the usernames of video gamers, a remarkable amount of information about their real world personalities, according to research by psychologists. Analysis of ... read more

Marginalized Groups Use the Internet to Broaden Their Networks, Rather Than Reinforce Ties

Nov. 16, 2015 — A new research study supports the commonly held view that people from disadvantaged groups are using the Internet to broaden their social networks. Those who are from racially or educationally ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — Taking genetic engineering to the next level, researchers are creating modular, programmable genetic circuits that control specific plant ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — For the first time in the world, using the newly installed 'Plasma Simulator' researchers have simulated deuterium plasma turbulence in the Large Helical Device. From this result, we have ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — New research using advanced computer modeling sheds light on how behaviors may become 'contagious' in large groups, showing that the memory of one individual can indirectly influence that ... read more

Streamlining Mobile Image Processing

Nov. 13, 2015 — As smartphones become people's primary computers and their primary cameras, there is growing demand for mobile versions of image-processing ... read more

Really, What Is the Internet of Things?

Nov. 13, 2015 — The Internet of Things, IoT, the cloud, big data...buzzwords for the modern age. But, asks one researcher: Is the IoT actually anything new and how does it work? Scientists now offer some answers and ... read more

Nov. 13, 2015 — Researchers have cracked the code to ultra-secure telecommunications of the future in an international research project that could also expedite the advent of quantum ... read more

Computer Assisted Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Provides Little or No Benefits for Depression

Nov. 12, 2015 — Computer assisted cognitive behavioral therapy is likely to be ineffective in the treatment of depression because of low patient adherence and engagement, suggests the largest study of its ... read more

Nov. 11, 2015 — Innovations in the decoders of the investigational BrainGate brain-computer interface now allow the system to recalibrate itself. Users can work with BrainGate for longer sessions without ... read more

Nov. 11, 2015 — A group of researchers has developed a cognitive model, made up of two million interconnected artificial neurons, able to learn to communicate using human language starting from a state of ... read more

Nov. 11, 2015 — A new machine-learning simulation system promises cosmologists an expanded suite of galaxy models -- a necessary first step to developing more accurate and relevant insights into the formation of the ... read more

Focusing on User Habits Key to Preventing Email Phishing, According to Research

Nov. 11, 2015 — The cumulative number of successful phishing cyberattacks has risen sharply over the last decade, and in 2014 that figure surged past the total US population. To date, about 400 million breaches have ... read more

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