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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.

Event - Computer Science / Telecom - 03.08.2009

Computer Science / Telecom - 10.07.2009
Auszubildende der RWTH starten ins Berufsleben
Berlin - RWTH-Aachen Auszubildende der RWTH starten ins Berufsleben Im Rahmen einer Feierstunde im Gästehaus der Hochschule nahmen jetzt 52 Auszubildende der RWTH Aachen ihre Abschlusszeugnisse entgegen.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 08.07.2009
New heart disease risk score outperforms existing test
New heart disease risk score outperforms existing test
PA 186/09 An independent external validation of QRISK" - a new score for predicting a person's risk of heart disease - has shown that it performs better than the existing test and should be recommended for use in the United Kingdom by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). The University of Nottingham and leading healthcare systems supplier EMIS worked together, through the not-for-profit partnership QResearch, to develop the ground-breaking formula which has been strongly endorsed in new research published in the British Medical Journal.

Computer Science / Telecom - Life Sciences - 29.06.2009
Researchers unveil whiskered robot rat
A team of scientists have developed an innovative robot rat which can seek out and identify objects using its whiskers.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 24.06.2009
Innovations in healthcare displayed at NHS Expo
Innovations in healthcare displayed at NHS Expo
Innovations in healthcare displayed at NHS Expo Imperial researchers showcase new technologies that are helping to improve patient care and outcomes %0A " Enter a nomination for the new NHS Innovator

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 08.06.2009
Lifting the fog on "dark" gamma-ray bursts
BERKELEY — Gamma-ray bursts, with their ability to pierce through gas and dust to shine brightly across the universe, are revealing areas of intense star formation and stellar death where astronomers have been unable to look - the dusty corners of otherwise dust-free galaxies. Artist's illustration of a gamma-ray burst occurring in a dusty region of intense star formation.

Business / Economics - Computer Science / Telecom - 21.05.2009
Reducing the roadworks
Reducing the roadworks
PA141/09 Cones, holes and temporary traffic lights… the scourge of Britain's roads! But now scientists and industry have come together to reduce the misery of motorists caused by the repair, maintenance and upgrading of pipes and cables under the tarmac.

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 19.05.2009

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 15.05.2009
Online games spark girls' interests in science & technology
Online games spark girls' interests in science & technology
In the online virtual world of "Universe Quest," young girls can create characters that interact with one another and operate a virtual telescope as if it were real, obtaining actual images through a small telescope in Arizona.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 01.05.2009
Mums-to-be warned dieting could lead to health problems for their children
Mums-to-be warned dieting could lead to health problems for their children
PA 121/09 Mothers who diet excessively during pregnancy might be storing up problems for their child later on and might be increasing the risk that if their child becomes obese, he or she will develop the adverse consequences of obesity sooner rather than later.

Computer Science / Telecom - Life Sciences - 30.03.2009
Humanoid robot helps scientists to understand intelligence
Humanoid robot helps scientists to understand intelligence Imperial gets iCub robot to further research into Artificial Intelligence %0A " Tuesday 31 March 2009 By Colin Smith A humanoid robot newly

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 17.03.2009
New score for GPs will detect patients at high-risk of diabetes
New score for GPs will detect patients at high-risk of diabetes
PA 68/09 A simple new risk assessment score that will allow GPs to accurately predict which of their patients are most likely to develop diabetes over the next 10 years has been developed by experts at The University of Nottingham.

Mathematics - Computer Science / Telecom - 05.03.2009
Computer Scientists Deploy First Practical, Web-based Secure, Verifiable Voting System
Cambridge, Mass. March 5, 2009 - Computer scientists affiliated with the Center for Research on Computation and Society (CRCS), based at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), in collaboration with scientists at the Universitï¿oe Catholique de Louvain (UCL) in Belgium, deployed the first practical, web-based implementation of a secure, verifiable voting system for the presidential election held at UCL earlier this week.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 04.02.2009
GP software 'to prevent heart disease'
GP software ’to prevent heart disease’
PA30/09 New computer software that will allow GPs to more accurately assess which patients are most at risk of developing heart disease has been released for clinical use.
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