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Computer Science - Environment - 05.03.2012
SDSC’s ’Gordon’ Supercomputer: Ready for Researchers
Initial Projects Range from Storm Predictions to Stock Market Data Accurately predicting severe storms, or what Wall Street's markets will do next, may become just a bit easier in coming months as Go

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 02.03.2012
Aquatic robot audits health of seabed
Aquatic robot audits health of seabed
The watery depths of Western Australia's Ningaloo coast will be audited by marine engineers and scientists this week using an aquatic robot and technology developed by University of Sydney mechatronic experts. The innovative technology will assist scientists from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) in detailed mapping of the seabed communities of Ningaloo Reef's deeper waters, which form part of Australia's Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS).

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 01.03.2012
Big science teams up with big business to kick-start European cloud computing
Big science teams up with big business to kick-start European cloud computing Geneva, 1 March 2012. Today a consortium of leading IT providers and three of Europe's biggest research centres (CERN 1 , EMBL 2 and ESA 3 ) announced a partnership to launch a European cloud computing platform.

Computer Science - Administration - 01.03.2012
Big science teams up with big business to kick-start European cloud computing
Big science teams up with big business to kick-start European cloud computing
Big science teams up with big business to kick-start European cloud computing European companies and research organisations have created a partnership to turn a wealth of data from various Earth sciences into useful and easily accessible information.

Environment - Computer Science - 01.03.2012
Mapping Tool Analyzes How Climate Change, Conflict and Aid Intersect in Africa
AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers have developed a new dynamic mapping tool that will help policymakers and other groups determine a country's vulnerabilities to climate change and conflicts and show how these two issues intersect in Africa.

Computer Science - Physics - 01.03.2012
SDSC, UC Santa Cruz to Host Summer School on Astroinformatics
The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, in conjunction with the University of California's High-Performance AstroComputing Center (UC-HiPACC), will host

Innovation - Computer Science - 01.03.2012

Administration - Computer Science - 29.02.2012
Plymouth University joins €3.5million European project to improve communications between emergency services
Plymouth University has teamed up with experts across Europe in a project to develop new technology which will allow emergency services to communicate together more effectively.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 29.02.2012
Cryptographic attack highlights the importance of bug-free software
Cryptographic attack highlights the importance of bug-free software
A padlocked icon in a web-browser or a URL starting with https provides communication security over the Internet.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 28.02.2012
Penn Helps Rethink Smartphone Design With 'Computational Sprinting'
Computational sprinting is a groundbreaking new approach to smartphone power and cooling that could give users dramatic, brief bursts of computing capability to improve current applications and make new ones possible.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 28.02.2012
Computational sprinting pushes smartphones till they're tired
Computational sprinting pushes smartphones till they’re tired
ANN ARBOR, Mich.-Computational sprinting is a groundbreaking new approach to smartphone power and cooling that could give users dramatic, brief bursts of computing capability to improve current applications and make new ones possible.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 27.02.2012
Robotic gripper can throw darts, balls - with no arm motion
Robotic gripper can throw darts, balls - with no arm motion
The Cornell-developed robotic gripper that already boasts Internet fame and imitation has evolved: Now, it can throw things, without swinging an arm, by using air pressure to launch objects forward.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 27.02.2012
Robots could climb and assemble structures, make construction sites safer
Robots could climb and assemble structures, make construction sites safer
Like something straight out of "Star Wars," armies of robots could nimbly be crawling up towers and skyscrapers to make repairs in the not-so-distant future, so humans don't have to.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 24.02.2012
Teachable robot gets ready for factory toil
If robots are to take over people’s jobs then they must become, well, more human! When it comes to learning from previous experience, fine motor skills and manual dexterity, today’s robots are far behind humans.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 23.02.2012
Mathematician sees artistic side to father of computer
This year a series of events around the world will celebrate the work of Alan Turing, the father of the modern computer, as the 100th anniversary of his birthday approaches on June 23.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 23.02.2012
Computer scientist sees artistic side to father of computer
This year a series of events around the world will celebrate the work of Alan Turing, the father of the modern computer, as the 100th anniversary of his birthday approaches on June 23.

Computer Science - 22.02.2012
Death is new design consideration in technological age
At first glance, death seems like an unlikely thesis topic for a computer scientist. But for the University of Toronto's Mike Massimi , it makes perfect sense.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 17.02.2012

Computer Science - 16.02.2012
Making Cars Safe for Cell Phones
Making Cars Safe for Cell Phones
Reception and service at central level for international students after arrival at KTH. For Master's students For Exchange students At the KTH Symposium, the director of the U.S. National Science Foundation explains how scientific co-operation with Sweden benefits American research.

Computer Science - 16.02.2012
Cell phone hackers can track your physical location without your knowledge
Using a cheap phone, readily available equipment, and no direct help from a service provider, hackers could listen to unencrypted broadcast messages from cell phone towers MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (02/16/2012) —Cellular networks leak the locations of cell phone users, allowing a third party to easily track the location of the cell phone user without the user's knowledge, according to new research by computer scientists in the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 16.02.2012
Carnegie Mellon University and Penn Engineering Receive $3.5 Million for Innovative Transportation Research
PITTSBURGH - The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering and the University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and Applied Science a

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 15.02.2012
In new mass-production technique, robotic insects spring to life
In new mass-production technique, robotic insects spring to life
Production method inspired by children's pop-up books enables rapid fabrication of tiny, complex devices : Caroline Perry , (617) 496-1351 - A new technique inspired by elegant pop-up books and origami will soon allow clones of robotic insects to be mass-produced by the sheet.

Computer Science - 15.02.2012
A new book on
A new book on "Remote Sensing Image Processing"
The book "Remote Sensing Image Processing", edited by Gustavo Camps-Valls (Universitat de València), Devis Tuia ( LASIG laboratory), Luis Gómez-Chova, Sandra Jiménez and Jesús Malo, is now available at Morgan and Claypool publishers. The book deals with Earth observation, which is the field of science concerned with the problem of monitoring and modeling the processes on the Earth surface and their interaction with the atmosphere.

Computer Science - Health - 14.02.2012
Professor Muffy Calder appointed as Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland
Background Professor Calder will formal take up her post on March 1. Muffy Calder is Professor of Computing Science and Dean for Research in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Glasgow.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 14.02.2012
Start-up finds online meaning
Start-up finds online meaning
Software developed at Oxford University that accurately assesses what people mean from what they say online will provide a valuable 'sentiment analysis' tool for businesses, particularly finance companies.

Agronomy / Food Science - Computer Science - 14.02.2012
Best time for a coffee break? There's an app for that
Best time for a coffee break? There's an app for that
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. Caffeinated drinks such as coffee and soda are the pick-me-ups of choice for many people, but too much caffeine can cause nervousness and sleep problems. Caffeine Zone software app developed by Penn State researchers, can help people determine when caffeine may give them a mental boost and when it could hurt their sleep patterns.

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 14.02.2012
World’s greenest supercomputer heads to Melbourne to boost health research
Victoria will be home to one of Australia's fastest supercomputers and the world's greenest supercomputer, the IBM Blue Gene/Q, which will be housed at the Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI) hosted by the University of Melbourne, and is aimed at advancing the study of human disease.

Administration - Computer Science - 13.02.2012
Boost for supercomputing facilities
A new phase of supercomputing has been launched at the University. David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science, announced the next stage of development of two giant computers, HECToR (High-End Computing Terascale Resources) and BlueGene Q, at an event at the University.

Computer Science - Linguistics / Literature - 10.02.2012
Grass huts and Androids: preserving language and culture in New Guinea
An ambitious experiment involving the use of mobile phones in a remote corner of Papua New Guinea, is about to be launched by researchers from the University of Melbourne.

Computer Science - 08.02.2012
Penn's Work and Family Researchers Network Launches the Work and Family Commons Open Access Repository
Penn’s Work and Family Researchers Network Launches the Work and Family Commons Open Access Repository
The Work and Family Researchers Network at the University of Pennsylvania has launched the Work and Family Commons, the first open access work and family subject matter repository. The WFC was created to gather and preserve the intellectual output of the work and family research community and to offer free online access to the full text of research articles to the public.

Computer Science - 08.02.2012
Potential Key to Lowering Energy Costs of Cell Phones and Data Centers
Potential Key to Lowering Energy Costs of Cell Phones and Data Centers
AUSTIN, Texas — A systematic analysis of power usage in microprocessors could help lower the energy consumption of both small cellphones and giant data centers, report computer science professors from The University of Texas at Austin and the Australian National University.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 07.02.2012
Power profiles help electronics go green
Power profiles help electronics go green
New and better ways of measuring high-tech energy consumption could lead to significant environmental and economic gains, a study from The Australian National University has found.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 07.02.2012
Street smarts
Street smarts
Students develop hurricane response plans on Cambridge roads, gaining practical experience in computational science Debris lingered just outside New Orleans in July 2006-almost a full year after Hurricane Katrina devastated the region.

Health - Computer Science - 07.02.2012
QRISK2 international app released for the iPhone/iPad
PA 41/12 A new smartphone app designed to identify patients at risk of heart disease has been launched by researchers at The University of Nottingham and medical software company Clinrisk Ltd.

Computer Science - History / Archeology - 07.02.2012

Computer Science - Mathematics - 03.02.2012
Researchers to receive high-performance computing grants
Researchers to receive high-performance computing grants
Projects will advance both basic science and applications, and accelerate development of exascale computing systems Seven Harvard-affiliated researchers will receive grants to support collaborative projects in high-performance computing.

Physics - Computer Science - 03.02.2012

History / Archeology - Computer Science - 02.02.2012
Software to chart rise of Empire trade
A study of the rise of the British Empire is likely to show that mass global trading was big business at the time.

Computer Science - 01.02.2012
Quarter of Tweets Not Worth Reading, Twitter Users Tell Researchers
Study at CMU, MIT, Georgia Tech Finds Nine Ways To Improve Tweets : Byron Spice / 412-268-9068 / bspice [a] cs.cmu (p) edu PITTSBURGH—Twitter users choose the microblogs they follow, but that doesn't mean they always like what they get. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Georgia Institute of Technology found that users say only a little more than a third of the tweets they receive are worthwhile.

Computer Science - 31.01.2012
Risk-based passenger screening could make air travel safer
Risk-based passenger screening could make air travel safer
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Anyone who has flown on a commercial airline since 2001 is well aware of increasingly strict measures at airport security checkpoints.

Computer Science - 31.01.2012
Online news portals get credibility boost from trusted sources
University Park, Pa. People who read news on the Web tend to trust the gate even if there is no gatekeeper, according to Penn State researchers.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 31.01.2012
Robot welding gets 5 times faster as €4 Million project replaces guess work with maths
Remote Laser Welding (RLW) is rapidly emerging as a powerful replacement for spot welding technology in vehicle manufacturing. It promises 5 times the speed of spot welding and far more efficiency - however this can only be achieved through a frustrating process of guess work and trial & error today.

Health - Computer Science - 30.01.2012
Project to improve radiotherapy planning
Project to improve radiotherapy planning
A collaborative project between physicists, oncologists and computer scientists at Oxford and Cambridge Universities, launched last month, will develop improved tools for the planning of high precision radiotherapy.

Physics - Computer Science - 27.01.2012
Degree project factory
For those studying engineering, a degree project usually forms the final component of the degree, often carried out in collaboration with industry.However, at the Ideon company Modelon, there are an

Computer Science - Mathematics - 26.01.2012
University leads the way on high performance computing
The University of Manchester is heading up a large interdisciplinary network focusing on numerical algorithms and high performance computing.

Physics - Computer Science - 25.01.2012
Robot competition in zero-gravity
Robot competition in zero-gravity
Robot competition in zero-gravity School teams from Europe and America have been commanding robots competing in the Spheres ZeroRobotics tournament in space.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 24.01.2012
New model shows how often to review material for flashcard programs
A challenge for students and teachers - and today, for designers of educational software: How often should material be reviewed for best learning? Wait too long to review and it fades away; review too soon and the effort is wasted.

Physics - Computer Science - 20.01.2012
Quantum codes make cloud computing safe
Quantum supercomputers could safely store and manipulate sensitive data, with help from University research.

Computer Science - Event - 20.01.2012