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Computer Science - Law - 21.02.2011
Toward computers that fit on a pen tip: New technologies usher in the millimeter-scale computing era
ANN ARBOR, Mich.—A prototype implantable eye pressure monitor for glaucoma patients is believed to contain the first complete millimeter-scale computing system.

Mechanical Engineering - Computer Science - 21.02.2011
Self-correcting robots, at-home 3-D printing are on horizon, says Lipson at AAAS
Self-correcting robots, at-home 3-D printing are on horizon, says Lipson at AAAS
Robots that can self-improve and machines that "print" products at home are technologies soon to become increasingly available, said Cornell's Hod Lipson at the 2011 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting, Feb.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 21.02.2011
Work with Google to boost social network productivity
Cornell researchers will collaborate with Google experts to improve group interaction in online social networks.

Computer Science - 21.02.2011
New technology shares online video in high quality
When you upload video to a sharing site like YouTube, something gets lost in the translation: quality.

Health - Computer Science - 17.02.2011
Mobile phone use not related to increased brain cancer risk
Radio frequency exposure from mobile phone use does not appear to increase the risk of developing brain cancers by any significant amount, a study by University of Manchester scientists suggests. The researchers used publicly available data from the UK Office of National Statistics to look at trends in rates of newly diagnosed brain cancers in England between 1998 and 2007.

Computer Science - Health - 16.02.2011
University of Minnesota researchers studying the use of robots and computer vision to diagnose mental disorders in children
University of Minnesota researchers studying the use of robots and computer vision to diagnose mental disorders in children
New grants from the National Science Foundation will aid in early detection of neurodevelopment disorders by studying physical abnormalities MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (02/16/2011) —A Univer

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 14.02.2011
Researchers develop wireless technology for faster, more efficient communication networks
A new technology that allows wireless signals to be sent and received simultaneously on a single channel has been developed by Stanford researchers.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 08.02.2011
Faculty member to present keynote at international conference
Faculty member to present keynote at international conference
As technology advances almost daily and people utilize social media in ever-increasing numbers, lines between real and virtual blur as rules of interaction change.

Linguistics / Literature - Computer Science - 07.02.2011
Tales of London's early theatres
Tales of London’s early theatres
A wealth of documentary evidence relating to theatres and society in early-modern London has for the first time been brought together online, in an international project led by the University of Southampton, with significant contributions from King's College London. Professor of English at Southampton, John McGavin, has directed research to find and transcribe historical texts relating to eight early theatres north of the Thames, which operated outside the capital's city walls.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 04.02.2011
Atom-thick sheets hold the key to new technologies
Atom-thick sheets hold the key to new technologies
Atom-thick sheets hold the key to new technologies New technique for building microscopic nanosheets paves way for next generation electronics -News Friday 4 February 2010 by Colin Smith Scientists h

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 03.02.2011
Turning reviews into ratings
The proliferation of websites such as Yelp and CitySearch has made it easy to find local businesses that meet common search criteria - moderately priced seafood restaurants, for example, within a quarter-mile of a particular subway stop.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 03.02.2011

Computer Science - 02.02.2011
I-Opening artwork
Associate Professor in Multimedia and Web Technology, Vladimir Geroimenko will be showcasing his latest project on mobile phone art at the Hoe on Saturday 12 February 2011.

Computer Science - 02.02.2011
I-Opening artwork
Associate Professor in Multimedia and Web Technology, Vladimir Geroimenko will be showcasing his latest project on mobile phone art at the Hoe on Saturday 12 February 2011.

Computer Science - Media - 01.02.2011
Mobile phones 'to revolutionise news coverage'
Mobile phones ’to revolutionise news coverage’
PA37/11 Mobile phones are set to dramatically shake up the global news industry, as cellphones increasingly become a basic consumer essential and users upgrade their handsets with greater frequency.

Health - Computer Science - 01.02.2011
Sparking ’IDEaS’: UC San Diego Celebrates Innovation Feb. 22-25
Community welcomed for free Innovation Day Expo and Symposia (IDEaS) with renowned performance artist Kip Fulbeck, "da Vinci detective" Maurizio Seracini, medical and social innovators February 02, 2

Physics - Computer Science - 31.01.2011
Light-speed developments in photonic crystal technology
Light-speed developments in photonic crystal technology
PA30/11 European scientists and engineers are working together on the COPERNICUS project, developing cutting-edge photonic crystal technology that has the potential to make electronic devices much faster, smaller and more efficient.

Social Sciences - Computer Science - 27.01.2011
Penn State, DoD and USDA partner for well-being of military families
University Park, Pa. The health and well-being of military children, youth and families will be enhanced by three contracts from the military totaling $2.2 million awarded to Penn State researchers.

Computer Science - 26.01.2011
Artificial material advances super-fast computers
Artificial material advances super-fast computers
An international team of scientists led by King's College London has taken a step closer towards developing optical components for super-fast computers and high-speed internet services of the future.

Physics - Computer Science - 20.01.2011
10 billion bits of entanglement achieved in silicon
10 billion bits of entanglement achieved in silicon
Science 20 Jan 11 Scientists from Oxford University have made a significant step towards an ultrafast quantum computer by successfully generating 10 billion bits of quantum entanglement in silicon for the first time - entanglement is the key ingredient that promises to make quantum computers far more powerful than conventional computing devices.

Computer Science - 13.01.2011
EDSAC to be recreated
EDSAC to be recreated
A working replica of EDSAC, the first fully-operational stored-programme computer, is to be rebuilt in recognition of the pioneering computer scientists at the University of Cambridge who developed it.

Computer Science - Chemistry - 12.01.2011
Euclid brings new computing capabilities to UW-Madison researchers
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have a significant new computing resource.

Linguistics / Literature - Computer Science - 12.01.2011
Spring season at the ADC Theatre
Spring season at the ADC Theatre
The University's ADC Theatre has launched its spring season, once again including an eclectic mix of the best drama, comedy, dance and music from students, town and national companies.

Computer Science - Social Sciences - 11.01.2011
Digital Diasporas: how migrant communities are embracing new media
Digital Diasporas: how migrant communities are embracing new media
Across the world millions of people live and work huge distances away from their home communities and only rarely get the chance to visit them.

Health - Computer Science - 10.01.2011
New tool will help GPs monitor flu rates
New tool will help GPs monitor flu rates
PA 07/10 As the number of winter flu cases continues to rise, GPs now have a new resource to call on — a web portal that allows them to compare their own flu rates and vaccination uptake with national levels.

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 03.01.2011
The surprising usefulness of sloppy arithmetic
A computer chip that performs imprecise calculations could process some types of data thousands of times more efficiently than existing chips.

Psychology - Computer Science - 23.12.2010
The emotional computer
The emotional computer
Cambridge University film provides a glimpse of how robots and humans could interact in the future Can computers understand emotions?

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 23.12.2010

Computer Science - 22.12.2010
When should procrastinators do their Christmas shopping?
When should procrastinators do their Christmas shopping?
With Christmas Day looming, why do so many people wait until the last moment to do Christmas shopping?  Research has modelled procrastination as a scheduling problem and has found, as the deadline gets closer, procrastinators speed up and work more efficiently.

Computer Science - 22.12.2010
Computers spot mistletoe hugs and kisses
Computers spot mistletoe hugs and kisses
Technology 22 Dec 10 Hugs and kisses exchanged under the mistletoe are among the human interactions which can now be automatically recognised by computers from video footage, thanks to new research.

Health - Computer Science - 20.12.2010
Medical transport system used in Ontario cuts empty flights by 21 percent
Medical transport system used in Ontario cuts empty flights by 21 percent
A system for improving the logistics of medical transport in Ontario, Canada, developed through a series of Cornell master of engineering (M.Eng.

Computer Science - Health - 16.12.2010

Computer Science - 14.12.2010
You and Bieber top Xmas Tweet wishlists, but the hippo is closing in
'You' is, hands down, the No. 1 thing people want for Christmas according to Xmas Tweets, the website from Professor Derek Ruths's research lab at McGill University's School of Computer Science.

History / Archeology - Computer Science - 14.12.2010
New online tool helps examine miracles over time
New online tool helps examine miracles over time
New online tool helps examine miracles over time A unique online catalogue, which will for the first time make it possible to look at when, where and how miracles have occurred through the ages, has been launched by researchers at the University of Sheffield.

Health - Computer Science - 14.12.2010
New research on how contagious diseases spread through communities
New research on how contagious diseases spread through communities
Any parent knows that colds spread like wildfire, especially through schools.

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 10.12.2010
Problem-solving ants inspire next generation of algorithms
Problem-solving ants inspire next generation of algorithms
An ant colony is probably the last place you'd expect to find a maths whiz, but researchers from the University of Sydney have shown that the humble ant is not only capable of solving difficult mathematical problems, but is even able to do what few computer algorithms can - adapt the optimal solution to fit a changing problem.

Computer Science - 10.12.2010
Collective memory
As computing power continues to move from the desktop to portable devices, the nature of communications networks will change radically.

Health - Computer Science - 09.12.2010
New QRISK score to predict heart disease in younger people
New QRISK score to predict heart disease in younger people
PA 352/10 Experts at The University of Nottingham have developed a new 'score' to help GPs detect heart disease in younger people - before it damages their health. Using data from the electronic health records of over two and half million people researchers have developed, validated and evaluated the new lifetime 'score' which takes account, among many other factors, social deprivation and ethnicity.

Computer Science - Linguistics / Literature - 09.12.2010
Endangered languages database launched online
Endangered languages database launched online
An open database of endangered languages has been launched by researchers in the hope of creating a free, online portal that will give people access to the world's disappearing spoken traditions.

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 08.12.2010

Health - Computer Science - 08.12.2010

History / Archeology - Computer Science - 07.12.2010
Your Web Surfing History is Accessible (Without Your Permission) via JavaScript
Paper website Sorin Lerner website Hovav Shacham website Jacobs School of Engineering on Twitter Jacobs School of Engineering blog December 02, 2010 By Daniel Kane The Web surfing history saved in your Web browser can be accessed without your permission.

Computer Science - Linguistics / Literature - 07.12.2010
Digital Resource for Palaeography
Digital Resource for Palaeography
Dr Peter Stokes, Research Fellow at the Centre for Computing in Humanities at King's has received a prestigious Starting Grant from the European Research Council as part of the EU's 7th Research Framework Programme (FP7).

Computer Science - 07.12.2010
Google grant to enhance online writing tutor
Google grant to enhance online writing tutor
A grant from the world's most popular search engine will help University of Sydney researchers enhance an online tool that improves writing skills and offers more functions than those available on word processing software.

Computer Science - 06.12.2010

Physics - Computer Science - 06.12.2010
So You Think You Can Solve a Cosmology Puzzle?
So You Think You Can Solve a Cosmology Puzzle?
Cosmologists have come up with a new way to solve their problems. They are inviting scientists, including those from totally unrelated fields, to participate in a grand competition. The idea is to spur outside interest in one of cosmology's trickiest problems - measuring the invisible dark matter and dark energy that permeate our universe.

Law - Computer Science - 03.12.2010

Environment - Computer Science - 03.12.2010
Energy use in the media cloud
Energy use in the media cloud
Press release issued 3 December 2010 The increased availability and access of broadband around the world has meant a rise in global demand for online media services and this could have implications for a society that is living within environmental limits.

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 02.12.2010
Virtual training gets real!
Virtual training gets real!
PC-based virtual reality training is typically cheaper than face-to-face sessions with a mentor or coach.

Computer Science - 01.12.2010
To convey trust, vary your voice's pitch, volume, study says
To convey trust, vary your voice’s pitch, volume, study says
So many insecurities, so little trust. In today's stressed workplace, pitch and volume of conversations matter, according to new research.