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August 24, 2016

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August 24, 2016

Cybersecurity Student Researches How to Keep Cars Safe from Hacking

Aug. 19, 2016 — Cybersecurity student researches spent the summer researching how to keep cars safe from cyberattacks during an intensive eight-week cybersecurity summer research ... read more

Aug. 18, 2016 — The availability of accurate and reliable information on the location of impoverished zones is surprisingly lacking for much of the world. Applying machine learning to satellite images could identify ... read more

X-Ray Optics on a Chip

Aug. 18, 2016 — Waveguides are widely used for filtering, confining, guiding, coupling or splitting beams of visible light. However, creating waveguides that could do the same for X-rays has posed tremendous ... read more

The Math of Earthquakes

Aug. 18, 2016 — A computational science doctoral student has successfully tied a new mathematical modeling process to the study of ... read more

Aug. 17, 2016 — Personalized wearable digital technology can help adults diagnosed with autism understand and manage their anxiety, say ... read more

Combating Traffic Congestion With Advanced Data Analytics

Aug. 17, 2016 — Researchers are investigating how cell phone data could benefit traffic planning by carrying out a study to determine whether data from cell phone networks could offer a reliable source of ... read more

Aug. 16, 2016 — Our increasing reliance on the Internet and the ease of access to the vast resource available online is affecting our thought processes for problem solving, recall and learning. In a new article, ... read more

Computers Trounce Pathologists in Predicting Lung Cancer Type, Severity, Researchers Find

Aug. 16, 2016 — Computers can be trained to be more accurate than pathologists in assessing slides of lung cancer tissues, according to a new study. The researchers found that a machine-learning approach to ... read more

Automating Genetic Analysis Helps Keep Up With Rapid Discovery of New Diseases, Study Finds

Aug. 15, 2016 — Researchers are devising ways to have computers help perform some of the intensive genetic analysis now performed manually when scientists study a patient's genome to diagnose a ... read more

Aug. 15, 2016 — In order to simplify program development, a recent project is developing technology that provides human operators with automated assistance. By removing the need for would-be programmers to learn ... read more

Aug. 15, 2016 — A commonly used device found in living rooms around the world could be a cheap and effective means of evaluating the walking difficulties of multiple sclerosis patients. The Microsoft Kinect is a 3-D ... read more

Computer Scientists Reveal History of Third-Party Web Tracking

Aug. 15, 2016 — Researchers have presented the first-ever comprehensive analysis of third-party web tracking across three decades and a new tool, TrackingExcavator, which they developed to extract and analyze ... read more

Ready-Made Customer Base for New Products: Crowdsourcing Provides Remarkable Benefits for Companies

Aug. 15, 2016 — Organizations should be more customer focused in innovation production, say researchers. A new study indicates that crowdsourcing makes the organization’s innovation management more customer ... read more

How Racial Inequality Is Produced Online

Aug. 15, 2016 — Internet users tend to navigate between websites in a racially segregated way, despite pathways that provide equitable access to different sites, finds a new ... read more

RetroScope Opens Doors to the Past in Smart Phone Investigations

Aug. 11, 2016 — The increasing use of mobile technology in today's society has made information stored in the memory of smart phones just as important as evidence recovered from traditional crime scenes. Now ... read more

Aug. 11, 2016 — Researchers have developed a highly stretchable touchpad that can be used to write words and play electronic ... read more

New Hacking Technique Imperceptibly Changes Memory of Virtual Servers

Aug. 11, 2016 — For the first time ever a team of Dutch hacking experts managed to alter the memory of virtual machines in the cloud without a software bug, using a new attack ... read more

World Should Consider Limits to Future Internet Expansion to Control Energy Consumption

Aug. 11, 2016 — The world should consider ways to limit data growth on the internet to prevent run-away energy consumption and help limit carbon emissions, say leading computer ... read more

User-Friendly Language for Programming Efficient Simulations

Aug. 10, 2016 — A team of researchers has developed a new programming language that handles that switching automatically. In experiments, simulations written in the language were dozens or even hundreds of times as ... read more

Android Apps Can Secretly Track Users' Whereabouts, Researchers Find

Aug. 10, 2016 — New research reveals that some Android apps may automatically transmit sensitive information, such as the routes you travel, through the phone's built-in sensors. A malicious developer, he says, ... read more

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