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Earth Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 21.04.2010
Envisat keeping an eye on the Eyjafjallajoekull volcano
Envisat keeping an eye on the Eyjafjallajoekull volcano 21 April 2010 The development of the ash plume from Iceland's Eyjafjallajoekull volcano between 17-20 April is tracked in this series of Envisat images. On 17 and 19 April, the brown-coloured ash plume is visible travelling in a roughly southeasterly direction over the Atlantic Ocean by the prevailing western air current.

Mathematics - Computer Science / Telecom - 21.04.2010
Senior Karp wins $250,000 Hertz Fellowship for graduate study
Senior Karp wins $250,000 Hertz Fellowship for graduate study
Princeton senior David Karp has parlayed a passion for the aerodynamics of supersonic jets and race cars into $250,000 in no-strings-attached research funding.

Life Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 20.04.2010
Researchers to study how the brain 'rewires itself'
Researchers to study how the brain ’rewires itself’
A researcher from UCL is part of a US-led team investigating how the brain and its microcircuitry react to physiological changes and what could be done to encourage its recovery from injury.

Computer Science / Telecom - 18.04.2010
UM Engineers Receive Grant from the Office of Naval Research to Develop Methods for Analyzing Data
April 19, 2010 — Corla Gables — A new grant from the Office of Naval Research will fund the work of University of Miami (UM) College of Engineering professors and their collaborators from Indiana University and BAE Systems to develop automated methods for analyzing data. Such methods could potentially serve as tools for human analysts and decision makers.

Computer Science / Telecom - Law - 15.04.2010

Computer Science / Telecom - Administration - 13.04.2010

Computer Science / Telecom - 12.04.2010
Google buys student start-up
Google buys student start-up
The firm was founded in 2009 by Mark Cummins and James Philbin, two graduate students from Oxford University's Department of Engineering Science, to commercialise technology stemming from their doctoral research.

Computer Science / Telecom - Event - 08.04.2010
Flood-It: a game worth a million dollars
Flood-It: a game worth a million dollars
Flood-It is a computer game played by millions the world over. The object is to turn a board full of coloured squares into one single colour in a limited number of 'flood-filling' moves.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 08.04.2010
UM Surgeons Use Surgical Robot to Remove Throat Cancer
UM Surgeons Use Surgical Robot to Remove Throat Cancer
April 09, 2010 — Miami — Surgeons from the Department of Otolaryngology at UHealth ? University of Miami Health System have performed the first removal of throat cancer in South Florida using a surgical robot.

Mathematics - Computer Science / Telecom - 07.04.2010
Phantom traffic jams
Phantom traffic jams
This Easter, motorists will experience the familiar frustration of being stuck on a motorway in a 'phantom' traffic jam that eventually disperses with no road works to blame, or any other apparent cause.

Media - Computer Science / Telecom - 06.04.2010
Columbia University Announces New Dual-Degree Master's Program in Journalism and Computer Science
Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science have announced plans to launch a dual-degree Master of Science Program in Computer Science and

Computer Science / Telecom - 30.03.2010
Google funds new research to help blind web surfers
New research by University of Manchester scientists that could help blind people find their way around the World Wide Web has been given a boost with a £50,000 grant from Google.

Computer Science / Telecom - 30.03.2010
University of Minnesota study finds Hiawatha light-rail line has significantly improved job access for low-wage workers
University of Minnesota study finds Hiawatha light-rail line has significantly improved job access for low-wage workers
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (03/30/2010) —The Hiawatha light-rail line provides significant benefits for transit-dependent low-wage workers and improves overall transportation equity in the Twin Cities, according to new University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies research. By focusing on the impacts of the Hiawatha light-rail line, which runs between downtown Minneapolis and its southern suburbs, the study's authors attempted to uncover whether Twin Cities transitways effectively connect low-wage workers with suitable job opportunities.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 29.03.2010
Study: E-prescribing cuts medication errors by seven-fold
Medication errors are cut by seven-fold when doctors use an electronic system to write prescriptions, compared with scrawling prescriptions by hand, reports a new study by physician-scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC), published online recently in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Computer Science / Telecom - Environment - 29.03.2010
Energy Dashboard to Help Campus Curb Appetite for Power
After an extensive period of testing, researchers have launched an Internet portal to showcase the real-time measurement and visualization of energy use on the University of California, San Diego campus.

Computer Science / Telecom - Art and Design - 29.03.2010
Energy is theme for 'Art of Science' contest
"Given Princeton's deep strengths in cross-disciplinary energy research and the recent establishment of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment , we felt that energy would be a terrific t

Earth Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 25.03.2010
From Thousands of Miles Away, Students Use Crisis Mapping Tool to Aid Chile's Relief Efforts
Students at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) are using the latest digital technology and crisis mapping tools to aid Chilean earthquake relief efforts with the web-based platform Ushahidi. On Feb. 27, Patrick Meier, Ushahidi's director of crisis mapping and strategic partnerships, was speaking at a conference at Columbia on the role of digital technology in international affairs, sponsored by student-run blog The Morningside Post .

Computer Science / Telecom - 23.03.2010

Computer Science / Telecom - Mechanical Engineering - 23.03.2010
Good vibrations
Good vibrations
Energy harvesting ? using vibrations from the environment to produce electricity ? has been around for over a decade, but Dr Stephen Burrow and his team in the Department of Aerospace Engineering hope that within five years it could be powering devices such as heart monitors and mobile phones.

Computer Science / Telecom - Business / Economics - 18.03.2010
Ray Stata to deliver 2010 Commencement address
A ?loyal friend? of the Institute for more than 50 years, the alumnus will speak to graduates in June MIT analysis suggests wind turbines could cause temperatures to rise and fall New microscopy tech

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 18.03.2010
Inaugural Lecture of Geraldine Fitzpatrick
Designing technology that works - putting people first Since the 1940s when ‘human factors' experts were first called upon to help redesign an airline cockpit, the field of human computer inter

Mathematics - Computer Science / Telecom - 16.03.2010
Math Professor Works to Keep Students Off "The Street"
For years, Chris Wiggins has observed a common trend in the post-Columbia career paths of his top math students: They join Wall Street banks. “They're resigned to becoming quants,” says Wiggins, 39, a professor of applied mathematics at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science .

Computer Science / Telecom - 14.03.2010
- Speech study may help phone booking line
Automated ticket booking lines could be improved to better understand what customers are saying, thanks to research.

Event - Computer Science / Telecom - 14.03.2010
Eric Brewer to receive $150,000 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award for scalable Web technology
Eric Brewer, professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, is the 2009 recipient of the ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences, a prestigious honor that comes with a $150,000 prize.

Computer Science / Telecom - Event - 14.03.2010

Computer Science / Telecom - Environment - 09.03.2010
Software Sustainability Institute funding announced
A leading facility which examines the use and development of research software has received a £4.2 million grant from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Led by EPCC at

Computer Science / Telecom - Business / Economics - 09.03.2010
Jeffrey Jaffe named W3C CEO
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) today named Jeffrey Jaffe ?76, SM ?77, PhD ?79 its new chief executive officer.

Law - Computer Science / Telecom - 09.03.2010
15 Moore’s years. 3D chip stacking will take Moore’s Law past 2020
Zurich, Switzerland, 9 March 2010 —Some laws are made to be broken, and others are made to be followed.

Computer Science / Telecom - Business / Economics - 25.02.2010
IBM researchers develop energy-efficient method to analyze the quality of data at record speeds
Seattle and Zurich, 25 February 2010—IBM (NYSE: IBM) Research today unveiled a breakthrough method based on a mathematical algorithm that reduces the computational complexity, costs, and energy usage for analyzing the quality of massive amounts of data by two orders of magnitude. This new method will greatly help enterprises extract and use the data more quickly and efficiently to develop more accurate and predictive models.

Environment - Computer Science / Telecom - 23.02.2010
KTH beat MIT and Stanford
KTH beat MIT and Stanford
Roy Andersson (on-site coach), Ulf Lundström, Luká? Polá?ek, Chen Xing, Fredrik Niemelä (coach) and Bill Poucher (ICPC executive director).

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 19.02.2010
New Algorithms Identify Side Effects of Prescription Drugs
We're all used to hearing disclaimers about prescription drug side effects. They drone on in television commercials and take up pages of tiny print accompanying the prescriptions themselves.

Computer Science / Telecom - 08.02.2010
MIT iPhone App now available on App Store
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ? The Massachusetts Institute of Technology today announced its MIT App is now available from Apple's App Store.

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 03.02.2010
Young inventor turns philanthropist
Bill Gates, the legend goes, started the empire that would one day become Microsoft in his garage. More recently, Cameron Cohen got a start on what looks to be a promising future while stuck at home in a hip-to-toe leg brace for six months.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 26.01.2010
Better Computing, Communication for Emergency Personnel at Disaster Sites
Hurricane Katrina. The Southeast Asian tsunami. Now the killer earthquake in Haiti, which has claimed upwards of 50,000 lives.

Computer Science / Telecom - Social Sciences - 18.01.2010
Wissens-Sterne pflücken
Zurich - University of Zurich Wie vermarkte ich bequeme High Heels? Welche Themen sind tabu in der Spitzenmedizin? Wer an manchen Fragen schier verzweifelt, holt sich Rat auf dem Wissensportal «Starmind» – einer Entwicklung des «Artificial Intelligence Lab» der Universität Zürich.

Architecture - Computer Science / Telecom - 11.12.2009

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 07.12.2009

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 30.11.2009
Help is out there call goes out for tinnitus volunteers
Help is out there call goes out for tinnitus volunteers
PA 309/09 A throbbing hum, a low hiss, a high-pitched whine — for the tinnitus sufferer, these are just some of the sounds that can plague everyday life.

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 29.10.2009
Scientists use world's fastest computer to simulate nanoscale material failure
Scientists use world’s fastest computer to simulate nanoscale material failure
Through these simulations, scientists are developing a better understanding of how materials behave at the size scale of a nanometer, or one-billionth of a meter Los Alamos, New Mexico, October 29, 2009— Very tiny wires, called nanowires, made from such metals as silver and gold, may play a crucial role as electrical or mechanical switches in the development of future-generation ultrasmall nanodevices.

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 26.10.2009
Science at the petascale: Roadrunner results unveiled
Science at the petascale: Roadrunner results unveiled
The Roadrunner system is now beginning its transition to classified computing to assure the safety, security, and reliability of the U.S. nuclear deterrent.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science / Telecom - 25.10.2009
Scientists use world's fastest supercomputer to model origins of the unseen universe
Scientists use world’s fastest supercomputer to model origins of the unseen universe
The model aims to look at galaxy-scale mass concentrations above and beyond quantities seen in state-of-the-art sky surveys.

Computer Science / Telecom - Psychology - 13.10.2009
Like humans, monkeys fall into the 'uncanny valley'
Princeton - Princeton Princeton University researchers have come up with a new twist on the mysterious visual phenomenon experienced by humans known as the "uncanny valley.

Computer Science / Telecom - 12.10.2009
Stopping executions, saving computers with new malware detection tool
Stopping executions, saving computers with new malware detection tool
A computer tool that allows the machine to identify malicious executable files without being exposed to their harmful actions. Virus detection takes a smarter turn with information-based approach Los Alamos, New Mexico, October 13, 2009—In the cyber security world, looking for viruses or other malicious files on computers opens the door to potentially releasing the file and contaminating one's system.

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 23.09.2009
Q&A: UCL computer scientist hails runaway success of iphone stethoscope
Peter Bentley readily admits he developed a piece of software that turned an iphone into a stethoscope as a bit of ‘fun'.

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 23.09.2009
Q&A: UCL computer scientist hails runaway success of iphone stethoscope
Peter Bentley readily admits he developed a piece of software that turned an iphone into a stethoscope as a bit of ‘fun'.

Environment - Computer Science / Telecom - 21.09.2009
New computing tool could lead to better crops and pesticides say researchers
New computing tool could lead to better crops and pesticides say researchers
New computing tool could lead to better crops and pesticides say researchers Syngenta University Centre at Imperial College London launched today %0A " Imperial College London News Release For Immedi

Administration - Computer Science / Telecom - 17.09.2009
New home for Fields Center, Community House a beacon for multicultural education and social opportunities
Princeton - Princeton When establishing their new home at 58 Prospect Ave., Princeton University's Fields Center and Community House staff decided to make it a beacon for multicultural education and social opportunities within the University campus and local community.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 02.09.2009
Researchers rebuild a voice
A new technique designed to reconstruct the voices of people who have had their vocal cords removed, has been applied by researchers at the University of Sheffield.

Computer Science / Telecom - Veterinary Science - 24.08.2009
School’s cool for summer, say 4,000 holiday visitors to Imperial
School’s cool for summer, say 4,000 holiday visitors to Imperial
School?s cool for summer, say 4,000 holiday visitors to Imperial Summer school pupils get a taste of real science in top university labs - %0A " Tuesday 25 August By Abigail Smith A summer break spen

Life Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 17.08.2009
NSF awards $3.2 million for research at the frontier of biology and engineering
BERKELEY — With a $3.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, announced Aug.
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