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February 19, 2017

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February 19, 2017

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

Dec. 6, 2016 — We can create software with 100 times fewer vulnerabilities than we do today, according to computer scientists. To get there, they recommend that coders adopt the approaches they have compiled in a ... read more

New Computational Method to Create Drugs More Efficiently

Dec. 1, 2016 — Researchers have developed a more efficient computational method to identify new drugs. The study proposes a new way of facing the discovery of molecules with biological ... read more

Nov. 22, 2016 — A trio of scientists has unveiled a groundbreaking computational software called "GFlow" that makes wildlife habitat connectivity modeling vastly faster, more efficient and superior in ... read more

Researchers Demonstrate Ability of Machine-Learning Algorithms in Echocardiographic Interpretation and Diagnosis of HCM

Nov. 22, 2016 — Computer algorithms can automatically interpret echocardiographic images and distinguish between pathological hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and physiological changes in athletes' hearts, ... read more

Computer Scientists Work to Prevent Hackers from Remotely Controlling Cars

Nov. 21, 2016 — A luxury vehicle today contains multiple computers. During an hour's drive, it thus produces multiple gigabytes of data. Even less expensive vehicles are now brimming with information ... read more

Nov. 17, 2016 — Computer chips in development could make future computers more efficient and powerful by combining tasks usually kept separate by design, report ... read more

Researchers Question If Banning of 'Killer Robots' Actually Will Stop Robots from Killing

Nov. 15, 2016 — A research team has published a paper that implies that the rush to ban and demonize autonomous weapons or "killer robots" may be a temporary solution, but the actual problem is that ... read more

Nov. 14, 2016 — In the past, insoles for patients with diabetes were hand-made by orthopedic shoemakers. In the future, these specialist shoemakers will be able to produce insoles more cost-effectively thanks to new ... read more

Nov. 9, 2016 — Despite steady progress in detection and treatment in recent decades, cancer remains the second leading cause of death in the United States, cutting short the lives of approximately 500,000 people ... read more

Unlocking Big Genetic Datasets

Nov. 8, 2016 — The same algorithms that personalize movie recommendations and extract topics from oceans of text could bring doctors closer to diagnosing, treating and preventing disease on the basis of an ... read more

Nov. 7, 2016 — Fighting computer viruses isn't just for software anymore. Researchers will use a grant to study how hardware can help protect computers ... read more

Nov. 4, 2016 — Aerial photographs and photogrammetry together provide an accurate 3D model, which improves the prediction of the propagation of radio waves at millimetre-wave ... read more

Nov. 2, 2016 — Computer scientists have developed what they call “sentiment analysis” software that can automatically determine how someone feels based on what they write or say. To test out the accuracy of ... read more

Transforming, Self-Learning Software Could Help Save the Planet

Nov. 1, 2016 — Artificially intelligent computer software that can learn, adapt and rebuild itself in real-time could help combat climate change, suggest ... read more

Oct. 31, 2016 — Long-term, broad-scale ecological data are critical to plant research, but often impossible to collect on foot. Traditional data-collection methods can be time consuming or dangerous, and can ... read more

Oct. 28, 2016 — Finding the ideal position for interventional needles – as used in biopsies, for instance – is a difficult and time-consuming process. This can now be performed automatically, using a robotic arm ... read more

Weakness Found in Common Computer Chip

Oct. 25, 2016 — A weakness has been found in the Haswell central processing unit (CPU) components that makes common computer operating systems vulnerable to malicious attacks. Computer hackers could take control of ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — A method to detect forest fires by using a new color index is currently under development. The index is based on methods for the vegetation classification and has been adapted to detect the ... 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

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