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October 27, 2016

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October 27, 2016

Finding Patterns in Corrupted Data

Oct. 26, 2016 — A new model-fitting technique is efficient even for data sets with hundreds of variables, say ... read more

People Can Tell If They Are Voting on a Secure System

Oct. 24, 2016 — “Rigged” election rhetoric in the headlines aims to cast doubt about the security of the American voting system; however, people have a sense of whether a voting system is secure, according to ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — Most white-hat hackers believe hackers will exploit cyber vulnerabilities to remotely access connected vehicles. One objective by security experts is to identify key vehicle cybersecurity challenges ... read more

Helping Dementia Patients Recall Grandchildren's Names

Oct. 24, 2016 — A novel telemedicine speech therapy program for people with language problems due to dementia significantly improved their ability to recall words they had "lost," reports a ... read more

Breakthrough in Quantifying Belief System Dynamics

Oct. 24, 2016 — It's no secret humans are social creatures with beliefs that are, literally, all over the map. What wasn't known was how those beliefs are influenced by our social interactions. Now ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — The first entirely 3D-printed organ-on-a-chip has now been created with integrated sensing.  Built by a fully automated, digital manufacturing procedure, the 3D-printed heart-on-a-chip can be ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — For years, researchers have been developing a database of images captured at regular distances around several major cities. The images are scored according to different visual characteristics -- how ... read more

Method to Detect Dishonesty Online

Oct. 24, 2016 — A new study describes a method for detecting people dishonestly posting online comments, reviews or tweets across multiple accounts, a practice known as ... read more

Eyetracking Data Can Improve Language Technology and Help Readers

Oct. 24, 2016 — Recordings of gaze data - within a few seconds - can reveal whether a word causes a reader problems, new research indicates. This insight could be used to alleviate reading problems with software ... read more

World-First Demonstration of Virtualized 5G Architecture

Oct. 24, 2016 — The University of Surrey's 5GIC (part of the Institute for Communications Systems) has -- for the first time worldwide -- produced a full demonstration of its FDC, which points to a significant ... read more

High Profile Facebook Post Provides Insights Into Pro And Anti-Vaccination Beliefs

Oct. 24, 2016 — One of the challenges to understanding the concerns behind vaccine hesitancy is that very seldom are people with worries about vaccines and vaccine advocates brought together in the same space, ... read more

Analytics Developed to Predict Poll Trends

Oct. 21, 2016 — As the countdown continues to the Presidential election, new analytical tools promise a quicker and remarkably accurate method of predicting election trends with ... read more

More Time on Digital Devices Means Kids Less Likely to Finish Homework

Oct. 21, 2016 — In findings that will not surprise the parents of any school-aged child, new research finds that the more time children spend using digital devices, the less likely they are to finish their ... read more

Potential Harms of Parents' Online Posts About Children

Oct. 21, 2016 — What parents share with others about their children in today's digital age presents new and often unanticipated ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — The processing power of standard computers is likely to reach its maximum in the next 10 to 25 years. Even at this maximum power, traditional computers won't be able to handle a particular class ... read more

Weakness of 2G Mobile Phone Networks Revealed

Oct. 21, 2016 — A fast and relatively simple attack on second generation digital mobile phone communications highlights the need to update security on older mobile ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — New AAP guidelines say parents not only need to pay attention to the amount of time children spend on digital media -- but also how, when and where they use ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — A fast nanoscale optical transistor has been created using gold nanoantenna assisted phase transition. The work opens up new directions in antenna-assisted switches and optical ... read more

Oct. 20, 2016 — A computer simulation has been created that crushes viral capsids. By allowing researchers to see how the tough shells break apart, the simulation provides a computational window for looking at how ... read more

Oct. 20, 2016 — Teens use smartphones successfully to do almost anything: learn new skills, communicate with friends, do research and catch Pokémon. But a new study finds smartphones aren't as useful for ... read more

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