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Physics - Computer Science - 10.05.2013
Scientists develop device for portable, ultra-precise clocks and quantum sensors
Researchers have developed a portable way to produce 'ultracold' atoms for quantum technology and quantum information processing. The project was carried out jointly between University of Strathclyde, Imperial College London, University of Glasgow and the National Physical Laboratory. Many of the most accurate measurement devices, including atomic clocks, work by observing how atoms transfer between individual quantum states.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 09.05.2013
Mathematics of Popping Bubbles in a Foam
Written By Robert Sanders Bubble baths and soapy dishwater, the refreshing head on a beer and the luscious froth on a cappuccino.

Environment - Computer Science - 08.05.2013
Rich data for rural communities
Rich data for rural communities
New database compiled by UAlberta researchers helps Canada's rural communities plan for a sustainable future.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 07.05.2013
Designs on the mind
Designs on the mind
Part classroom, part carnival, Design & Project Fair showcases diversity of creative work at SEAS Jamie Song '13 ( right ) strummed the invisible strings of a laser harp she designed with Doug Bright '13 ( left ) and their classmate Thomas Esch ( not pictured ).

Computer Science - Administration - 07.05.2013
Momentum builds for campus research computing
Faced with computing infrastructure limitations that might stymie researchers elsewhere, UW-Madison scientists and investigators have always found ways to do more with less.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 03.05.2013
Living the ’Dream’ - University computer scientist at the BBC
What do you get if you mix a University computer scientist with the creative and technical power of the most famous broadcasting company in the world, the BBC?

Computer Science - 02.05.2013
Sanitation app wins World Bank competition
A mobile phone app designed by a University of Nottingham PhD student to give people in Africa the power to improve sanitation in their communities has won a major competition organised by the World Bank.

Computer Science - 02.05.2013
Bonding with your virtual self may alter your actual perceptions
PARIS - When people create and modify their virtual reality avatars, the hardships faced by their alter egos can influence how they perceive virtual environments, according to researchers.

Social Sciences - Computer Science - 01.05.2013
People may welcome talking tissue boxes and other smart objects
PARIS - Just as people have embraced computers and smart phones, they may also give their blessing to talking tissue boxes and other smart objects, according to Penn State researchers. "Smart objects will become more and more a part of our daily lives," said S. Shyam Sundar , Distinguished Professor of and co-director of the Media Effects Research Laboratory.

Computer Science - 01.05.2013
Why police stop-and-search young people
Why police stop-and-search young people
01 May 2013 Who young people hang out with, and what they have done in the past, is consistently more important than their recent offending in explaining why the police stop-and-search them.

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 30.04.2013
Finding a gecko in the crowd
A combination of crowdsourcing and computer vision could identify individuals within endangered populations. Keeping track of individuals in an endangered population of animals is a cumbersome and time-consuming task. Conservationists physically tag animals in the wild to better follow them over time.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 30.04.2013
Largest-ever gathering of robots and their creators
The robots came in all shapes and sizes to crawl, swim and fly at University of Toronto's Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) and York University. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council held its Canadian Field Robotics Network (NCFRN) field trials at U of'T and York April 17-23. The event featured talks and presentations, workshops, networking events and opportunities for collaborative fieldwork and demonstrations.

Computer Science - Art and Design - 30.04.2013
Forging connections: digital humanities in Cambridge and beyond
To launch our month-long focus on digital humanities research, Professor John Rink and Professor Simon Goldhill - Co-Directors of Cambridge's Digital Humanities Network - explain how digital tools are transforming scholarship in Cambridge.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 29.04.2013
Power of cloud computing harnessed by Imperial collaboration
Power of cloud computing harnessed by Imperial collaboration
Realising the potential of cloud computing for businesses will be the focus of research carried out by Imperial College London and partners.

Computer Science - 29.04.2013
Shape-shifting mobile devices
Prototype mobile devices that can change shape on-demand will be unveiled today [Monday 29 April] and could lay down the foundation for creating high shape resolution devices of the future.

Computer Science - 29.04.2013
Award winning pilchard
Award winning pilchard
An academic paper by a University of Sydney information technologies engineer has been recognised by his international peers as one of the most influential contributions to reconfigurable computing in the past two decades.

Computer Science - Health - 26.04.2013
Computer scientists start second project to improve access to NHS patient database
Computer scientists start second project to improve access to NHS patient database
Computer scientists start second project to improve access to NHS patient database Two Sussex academics have begun work on developing a system for assessing the quality of patient information held in a new NHS database.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 25.04.2013
Imperial staff at the forefront of big data
Imperial staff at the forefront of big data
Imperial has long pioneered the use of infomation technology in university research and the recent rise of 'big data' is the latest example of this The rise of 'big science' endeavours, such as the p

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 24.04.2013
From EDSAC to Raspberry Pi: 75 years of "computers that work"
Cambridge's Computer Lab marks its 75th anniversary this month, celebrating a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship that has taken it from the age of vast mainframes to its modern day place at the heart of silicon fen.

Computer Science - 22.04.2013
UC San Diego Launches Groundbreaking Policy Research Lab
$1.5 million USAID award to fund interdisciplinary projects dedicated to the design and evaluation of public policy How can we alleviate poverty?

Health - Computer Science - 18.04.2013
Health experts from Manchester and Tokyo sign memorandum
Health experts from Manchester and Tokyo sign memorandum
18 Apr 2013 Experts in Tokyo and Manchester have formerly agreed to work together in informatics technology to improve patient care and population health.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 18.04.2013
Robot hands gain a gentler touch
Robot hands gain a gentler touch
Inexpensive tactile sensing technology builds on tiny barometer chips that are widely available : Caroline Perry , (617) 496-1351 An 8x5 tactile array provides gram-level sensitivity in hardware created from MEMS barometers and standard manufacturing processes.

Administration - Computer Science - 18.04.2013
European Commission must innovate to get value from ¤70 billion science funding programme
European Commission must innovate to get value from ¤70 billion science funding programme
The European Commission needs to make some key innovations in its science funding programme if Europe is to enjoy the full benefits of the ¤70 billion to be spent on science research as part of the H

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 17.04.2013
The scientific legacy of 'undiscovering' an island
The scientific legacy of ’undiscovering’ an island
The 'undiscovery' of an island by a team of scientists led by the University of Sydney resulted in worldwide scientific debate, the correction of databases and a re-evaluation of the infallibility of certain information.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 16.04.2013
SDSC Hosts First Annual Industry Partners Research Review
June 12 Event to Showcase SDSC's Advanced Computing Resources and Expertise The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego will host its first annual research re

Computer Science - History / Archeology - 11.04.2013
Digital mapping at Stanford reveals social networks of 18th-century travelers
Digital mapping at Stanford reveals social networks of 18th-century travelers
Through a digital analysis of correspondence from travelers on the famed European "Grand Tour," classicist Giovanna Ceserani is discovering how international travel fostered cultural and academic trends in the 18th century.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 11.04.2013
New software could alleviate wireless traffic
ANN ARBOR-The explosive popularity of wireless devices-from WiFi laptops to Bluetooth headsets to ZigBee sensor nodes-is increasingly clogging the airwaves, resulting in dropped calls, wasted bandwidth and botched connections.

Computer Science - Mechanical Engineering - 11.04.2013
Researchers tunnel path from lab to real world
Researchers tunnel path from lab to real world
Thirty metres below street level, UAlberta engineers test tunnel-boring technology that could save construction time and money.

Computer Science - Health - 10.04.2013
New app powers better sanitation in developing world
A new mobile phone app developed by a University of Nottingham researcher is changing the lives of millions of people in Africa by giving them the power to instantly report problems with poor sanitation.

Computer Science - Astronomy / Space Science - 09.04.2013
Lego Rovers head to NASA's International Space Apps Challenge
Lego Rovers head to NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge
A system that imitates navigation of a space rover, originally intended for use in North West schools, will become part of NASA's International Space Apps Challenge later this month.

Physics - Computer Science - 09.04.2013
Penn State researching ways to improve computer speed, efficiency
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. Remember when each new crop of computers was ever so much faster than the previous models? Well, those good-old days ended about five years ago when the accelerating rate of computing speeds crashed into the impenetrable wall of fundamental physics.

Computer Science - Continuing Education - 08.04.2013
UC San Diego Computer Scientists Develop First-person Player Video Game that Teaches How to Program
Children learn some of the basic of Java after just one hour of play Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have developed an immersive, first-person player video game design

Computer Science - 05.04.2013
Tiny technology could spark revolution in house buying
The endless ranks of estate agents’ signs peppering towns and cities across the country could be a thing of the past thanks to scientists at Plymouth University.

Civil Engineering - Computer Science - 05.04.2013
NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress announces partnerships with four national laboratories
NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress announces partnerships with four national laboratories
Collaboration between NYU'S Center for Urban Science and Progress and the Department of Energy's laboratories is an indication of New York's growth in the science and technology industry.

Physics - Computer Science - 04.04.2013
SDSC’s Gordon Supercomputer Assists in Crunching Large Hadron Collider Data
UC San Diego/Open Science Grid Collaboration Speeds Quest for Dark Matter Discovery Gordon , the unique supercomputer launched last year by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, recently completed its most data-intensive task so far: rapidly processing raw data from almost one billion particle collisions as part of a project to help define the future research agenda for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 02.04.2013
Multidisciplinary Research Institute at UC San Diego Named in Honor of Qualcomm
The University of California, San Diego is renaming its division of the California Institute for Tele and Information Technology (Calit2) in honor of the philanthropy of the San Diego-based wireless technology leader, Qualcomm Incorporated.

Administration - Computer Science - 02.04.2013
New website offers one-stop resource for all things research at Stanford
New website offers one-stop resource for all things research at Stanford
Designed with the user in mind, the website offers easy access to a broad array of resources that support research and scholarly activities on campus.

Earth Sciences - Computer Science - 02.04.2013
UC San Diego Team Achieves Petaflop-Level Earthquake Simulations on GPU-Powered Supercomputers
The image shows a snapshot of ground motion of the 2008 magnitude-5. Chino Hills earthquake in an east-to-west direction; the red-yellow and green-blue colors depict the amplitude of shaking.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 01.04.2013
The grooviest words of medieval times
From hepcat to slacks, from right on to whassup, words and phrases have helped novelists and filmmakers evoke a particular time or place.

Computer Science - 29.03.2013
End of the road for Roadrunner
End of the road for Roadrunner
Roadrunner, the first supercomputer to break the once-elusive petaflop barrier-one million billion calculations per second-will be decommissioned on Sunday, March 31. Once the World's Fastest Supercomputer; Central to the Success of Stockpile Stewardship LOS ALAMOS, N. M. March 29, 2013—Roadrunner, the first supercomputer to break the once-elusive petaflop barrier—one million billion calculations per second—will be decommissioned on Sunday, March 31.

Computer Science - Administration - 28.03.2013
University of Glasgow trialling text-message voting system
Computer scientists from the University of Glasgow are holding the first public trial of a cheap, reliable text-message voting system which could allow local authorities to more easily gather feedback from the public.

Law - Computer Science - 28.03.2013
Not just for war: how drones can be used for good
Not just for war: how drones can be used for good
By Professor Salah Sukkarieh. First published in The Conversation. March 2013 It's becoming rare to see or hear coverage of combat and conflict without the mention of unmanned "drones" and their use in targeted killings.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 28.03.2013
Swarming robots could be the servants of the future
Swarms of robots acting together to carry out jobs could provide new opportunities for humans to harness the power of machines. Researchers in the Sheffield Centre for Robotics, jointly established by the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, have been working to program a group of 40 robots, and say the ability to control robot swarms could prove hugely beneficial in a range of contexts, from military to medical.

Environment - Computer Science - 26.03.2013
Meeting the Computing Challenges of Next-Generation Climate Models
Meeting the Computing Challenges of Next-Generation Climate Models
Remember when a megabyte (10 6 bytes) seemed like a lot of data? Then a gigabyte (10 9 ) became routine.

Environment - Computer Science - 25.03.2013
Nottingham-Australia collaboration on environmental conservation of the future
The national parks, nature reserves and wetlands of the semi-arid wheatbelt of Western Australia with their rich diversity of flora and fauna are the backdrop for new research to improve the management of natural resources in the 21st century.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 25.03.2013
New Book by Carnegie Mellon Roboticist Suggests Humans Brace Themselves for Robo-Innovation
Press Release: New Book by Carnegie Mellon Roboticist Suggests Humans Brace Themselves for Robo-Innovation-Carnegie Mellon News - Carnegie Mellon University "Robot Futures" Foresees Society That Will

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 21.03.2013
Teachable moments: Robots learn our humanistic ways
Teachable moments: Robots learn our humanistic ways
Robots can observe human behavior and - like a human baby - deduce a reasonable approach to handling specific objects.

Computer Science - Administration - 21.03.2013