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February 25, 2017

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February 25, 2017

Study Examines Ways to Use Demand Information to Adjust Capacity

Feb. 24, 2017 — A new study derived optimal policies and data-driven, problem-solving techniques for firms to learn about demand so that they can decide when and by how much they should adjust their capacity ... read more

Desks Join the Internet of Things

Feb. 23, 2017 — The internet of things promises to revolutionize the way we live, connecting the objects in our homes to one another and to the vast array of information available online. The possibilities are ... read more

Digital Fabrication in Architecture

Feb. 17, 2017 — Society faces enormous challenges in constructing high-quality, future-oriented built environments. Construction sites today look much like the building sites did at the beginning of the 20th ... read more

DNA Computer Brings 'Intelligent Drugs' a Step Closer

Feb. 17, 2017 — Researchers present a new method that should enable controlled drug delivery into the bloodstream using DNA computers. The team developed the first DNA computer capable of detecting several ... read more

Feb. 16, 2017 — A novel air quality model will help air quality forecasters predict surface ozone levels up to 48-hours in advance and with fewer resources, according to a team of ... read more

Feb. 16, 2017 — Researchers have developed a new, automated platform capable of returning in-depth analyses of MRI scans in a matter of minutes, rather than hours or days. The system has the potential to minimize ... read more

Feb. 16, 2017 — Research on the use of magnets to steer light has opened the door to new communications systems which could be smaller, cheaper and more agile than fiber ... read more

Feb. 16, 2017 — An ultrafast high-contrast camera has been developed that could help self-driving cars and drones see better in extreme road conditions and in bad weather. Unlike typical optical cameras, which can ... read more

Feb. 16, 2017 — In an effort to make big data analytics more accessible for the sports industry, researchers have utilized IoT devices -- low-cost sensors and radios -- that can be embedded into sports equipment ... read more

Feb. 15, 2017 — Modern computer technology is based on the transport of electric charge in semiconductors. But this technology's potential will be reaching its limits in the near future, since the components ... read more

Feb. 14, 2017 — Finding information about videogames can now be a game in itself, thanks to researchers. They created GameSpace, a playable visualization of 16,000 videogames grouped according to common features and ... read more

Researchers Develop 'Living Diode' Using Cardiac Muscle Cells

Feb. 14, 2017 — Research brings scientists one step closer to developing new forms of biorobotics and novel treatment approaches for several muscle-related health problems such as muscular degenerative disorders, ... read more

Optimizing Data Center Placement, Network Design to Strengthen Cloud Computing

Feb. 14, 2017 — Telecommunication experts estimate the amount of data stored 'in the cloud' or in remote data centers around the world, will quintuple in the next five years. Whether it's streaming ... read more

Researchers Apply Machine Learning to Condensed Matter Physics

Feb. 13, 2017 — New research demonstrates that machine learning algorithms might play an important role in identifying different phases of condensed ... read more

Chip Could Make Voice Control Ubiquitous in Electronics

Feb. 13, 2017 — In anticipation of the age of voice-controlled electronics, researchers have built a low-power chip specialized for automatic speech recognition. Whereas a cellphone running speech-recognition ... read more

Feb. 13, 2017 — By using high-res images taken by the latest generation of compact satellites, scientists have developed a new capability for estimating crop yields from ... read more

Feb. 13, 2017 — A team of researchers has developed a new cross-browser fingerprinting technique to use machine-level features to identify ... read more

Theoretical Physicists Deliberately Misled Intelligent Machines

Feb. 13, 2017 — Theoretical physicists deliberately misled intelligent machines, and thus refined the process of machine learning. They created a new method that allows computers to categorize data -- even when ... read more

Feb. 13, 2017 — Cybersecurity researchers have developed a new form of ransomware that can take over control of a simulated water treatment plant. After gaining access, they were able to command programmable logic ... read more

Feb. 13, 2017 — Imagine patterning and visualizing silicon at the atomic level, something which, if done successfully, will revolutionize the quantum and classical computing industry. A team of scientists has done ... read more

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