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September 27, 2016

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September 27, 2016

New 3D Viewer for Improved Digital Geoscience Mapping

Sep. 20, 2016 — Over the years, techniques and equipment for digital mapping have revolutionized the way geoscience field studies are performed. Now a unique new software for virtual model interpretation and ... read more

Rise of the Internet Has Reduced Voter Turnout

Sep. 16, 2016 — During the initial phase of the internet, a “crowding-out” of political information occurred, which has affected voter turnout, new research ... read more

App Vs. Website: Which Best Protects Your Privacy?

Sep. 12, 2016 — Should you use the app -- or a web browser -- for that? That's the ques­tion that researchers ask in a new study that explores how free app- and web-based ser­vices on Android and iOS mobile ... read more

New Service Improves Cloud Storage Usage on Mobile Devices

Sep. 7, 2016 — Researchers designed and developed StoArranger, a service to intercept, coordinate and optimize requests made by mobile apps and cloud storage services. StoArranger works as a 'middleware ... read more

Healthcare Corruption Taken to Task by Technology, Study Shows

Sep. 6, 2016 — Mobile phone technology could help to beat bad practices in healthcare delivery, research suggests. Innovations such as apps offer opportunities for improving governance in the healthcare sector, ... read more

Researchers Use Hardware to Accelerate Core-to-Core on-Chip Communication

Sep. 6, 2016 — A new way to significantly accelerate core-to-core communication has been developed by researchers. Their advance relies on hardware to coordinate efforts between cores for multiprocessor ... read more

Sep. 5, 2016 — Carbon nanotubes show potential, but also many challenges, for the manufacture of flexible, wearable electronics, according to a research ... read more

Sep. 2, 2016 — Scientists are developing an early diagnosis system for neurodegenerative disorders. The system is intended to such diseases as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and others. The diagnosis ... read more

Sep. 1, 2016 — Many of today's automobiles leave the factory with secret passengers: prototype software features that are disabled but that can be unlocked by clever drivers. Researchers found vulnerabilities ... read more

Study Reveals Gap in Market for Wearable Technologies That Monitor Sedentary Behavior

Sep. 1, 2016 — Wearable technology to monitor the time you spend being sedentary could encourage changes in behavior that helps improve health, research reveals. Sedentary behavior monitoring is under-represented ... read more

Internet and Mobile Devices Prompt Positive Lifestyle Changes

Aug. 31, 2016 — When guided by internet programs or mobile devices, people can become more physically active, eat better, lose a little weight and reduce tobacco and alcohol use. Most studies using these ... read more

Aug. 31, 2016 — Researchers have developed a method that allows antennas to make the shift from the analogue to the digital world. The antennas currently in use are mostly based on technology developed half a ... read more

New iPad Game Could Help Diagnose Autism in Children

Aug. 30, 2016 — Autism could be diagnosed by allowing children to play games on smart phones and tablets, a study has found. Researchers used fun iPad games to track players’ hand movements – gathering ... read more

Inferring Urban Travel Patterns from Cellphone Data

Aug. 29, 2016 — A new computational system has been developed that uses cellphone location data to infer urban mobility patterns. Applying the system to six weeks of data from residents of the Boston area, the ... read more

New Approach to Computing Boosts Energy Efficiency

Aug. 26, 2016 — A research project has launched a set of tools that will make computer systems more energy efficient – a critical issue for modern computing. Using the framework of the project programmers has ... read more

A Nanoscale Wireless Communication System Via Plasmonic Antennas

Aug. 25, 2016 — A nanoscale wireless communication system uses plasmonic antennas to produce greater control and increased efficiency to an approach eyed for next-generation 'on-chip' communications ... read more

Aug. 25, 2016 — Computer science researchers have introduced a new radio technology that allows small mobile devices to take advantage of battery power in larger devices nearby for ... read more

Virtual Peer Pressure Works Just as Well as the Real Thing

Aug. 25, 2016 — Peer pressure is a proven social motivator. Researchers probed this decidedly human attribute and found that not only is virtual pressure from a computer-simulated peer just as motivating as the real ... read more

What Digital Divide? Seniors Embrace Social Technology

Aug. 25, 2016 — Contrary to popular belief, older adults enjoy emailing, instant messaging, Facebook and other forms of social technology. Not only that, but such online networking appears to reduce seniors' ... read more

Designing Better Ways to Let Go of Digital Memories Than 'Delete'

Aug. 25, 2016 — Researchers are looking at better ways of helping grieving people let go of emotionally-charged digital content after the death of loved ones or the break-up of ... read more

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