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May 24, 2017

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May 19, 2017 — Computer scientists have shown a new way to help prevent users of data exploration software from making false ... read more

Data Sharing Can Offer Help in Science's Reproducibility Crisis

May 18, 2017 — Criticism that researchers in the psychological and brain sciences are failing to reproduce studies -- a key step in the scientific method -- may have more to do with the complexity of managing data, ... read more

May 17, 2017 — The internet of things, artificial intelligence, networked production, smart homes – these are the magic words of digital transformation. While the big technology companies are already equipping ... read more

Breaking Down Social Networking Behavior

May 16, 2017 — New big-data analytics suggests that both an individual's economic status and how they are likely to react to issues and policies can be inferred by their position in social networks. The study ... read more

Compiling Big Data in a Human-Centric Way

May 11, 2017 — When a group of researchers realized they were spending days combing through databases searching for information regarding gene variants, they decided to do something about it. By creating MARRVEL ... read more

May 10, 2017 — Researchers have conducted a new study that explores the attitudes and concerns of both parents and children who play with internet-connected toys. Through a series of in-depth interviews and ... read more

May 10, 2017 — A recent study found that people who watched live interactions with a robot were more likely to consider the robot to have more human-like ... read more

How Pokémon GO Can Help Students Build Stronger Communication Skills

May 9, 2017 — Technology continues to change the way students learn and engage with their peers, parents and community. That is why a professor is working with teachers to develop new ways to incorporate digital ... read more

Computer-Generated Doctor Explains Test Results to Patients

May 9, 2017 — A computer-generated physician, now under development explains diabetes and cholesterol test results to would-be patients in videos designed for viewing on electronic medical record portals. The goal ... read more

May 9, 2017 — Engineers are unveiling an upgrade to the transistor laser that could be used to boost computer processor speeds - the formation of two stable energy states and the ability to switch between them ... read more

Energy Efficiency Is Important to Wireless and Broadcast Networks

May 9, 2017 — By deploying a spatially adaptive broadcast system, broadcast powers can be reduced by up to 35 per cent, reducing carbon emissions and saving money, new research has ... read more

Virtual Reality for Psychiatric Treatment? Research Shows Promise for VR and Other Technologies in Mental Health Care

May 8, 2017 — A growing body of evidence suggests that virtual reality (VR) technology can be an effective part of treatment for phobias, posttraumatic stress disorder, and other mental health conditions, ... read more

New Password Meter That Will Change How Users Make Passwords

May 8, 2017 — Researchers have just unveiled a new, state-of-the-art password meter that offers real-time feedback and advice to help people create better ... read more

May 8, 2017 — Researchers have invented a quantum-circuit refrigerator, which can reduce errors in quantum computing. This is a new twist towards a functioning quantum ... read more

New Self-Sustained Multi-Sensor Platform for Environmental Monitoring

May 4, 2017 — A research team has engineered a self-sustaining sensor platform to continuously monitor the surrounding environment without having an external power ... read more

Bringing Efficiency to Network Processes

May 3, 2017 — It is human nature to seek to spend the least amount of energy, time and cost on any given task to achieve a desirable result, whether that is working out at the gym, finding the best path to travel ... read more

May 3, 2017 — A computer scientist has developed new techniques and tools to manage high performance computing systems more efficiently. This in an effort to comply with the increasing demand to handle large ... read more

May 2, 2017 — High throughput screens of image-based data allow a direct view of proteins' whereabouts in the cell but the lack of fast and accurate analysis tools has been a bottleneck. Scientists reveal ... read more

Gender Bias in Open-Source Programming

May 1, 2017 — A study comparing acceptance rates of contributions from men and women in an open-source software community finds that, overall, women's contributions tend to be accepted more often than ... read more

May 1, 2017 — Researchers have developed a user-friendly, inexpensive controller for manipulating virtual objects in a computer program in three dimensions. The device allows users to manipulate objects more ... read more

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