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Researchers Test Microchip for Growing Archival Data Storage DNA
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Researchers Test Microchip for Growing Archival Data Storage DNA

Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute have developed a microchip for growing DNA strands that could provide high-density 3D archival data storage at...

Researchers Team With Tech Firms on Grid-Tied Energy Storage
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Researchers Team With Tech Firms on Grid-Tied Energy Storage

A U.S. Department of Energy grant pairs two Binghamton University professors with two tech firms trying to better capture and store the electric power generated...

Wearable Tech Confirms Wear-and-Tear of Work Commute
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Wearable Tech Confirms Wear-and-Tear of Work Commute

A study of commuting and job performance shows how wearable sensing technology can predict individual work quality based on the daily grind of commuting.

Technology Exposes 'Liars' Through Examination of Facial Muscles
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Technology Exposes 'Liars' Through Examination of Facial Muscles

Technology developed by researchers at Tel Aviv University detected 73% of the lies told by trial participants based on the contraction of their facial muscles,...

Prescriptive Analytics Explored to Optimize Wind Energy Farms
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Prescriptive Analytics Explored to Optimize Wind Energy Farms

The wind energy industry could soon count on precise analysis to achieve an optimal balance for wind farm productivity and profitability.

Machine Learning Derives Black Hole Motion from Gravitational Waves
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Machine Learning Derives Black Hole Motion from Gravitational Waves

A multidisciplinary team has discovered a machine learning-based technique capable of automatically deriving a mathematical model for the motion of binary black...

Team's Process Enables Wash-and-Wear Biosensors
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Team's Process Enables Wash-and-Wear Biosensors

Researchers have developed a process that turns clothing fabric into biosensors which measure a muscle's electrical activity.

Giving Robots Social Skills
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Giving Robots Social Skills

MIT researchers have incorporated social interactions into a framework for robotics, enabling machines to estimate whether their actions will help or hinder another...

14-Year-Old Finds a Way to Accelerate Calculations Using 'Antiprime' Numbers
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14-Year-Old Finds a Way to Accelerate Calculations Using 'Antiprime' Numbers

Akilan Sankaran, 14, was awarded the $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize for a computer program he wrote that can calculate "highly divisible numbers," sometimes called...

Computational Scientist to Standardize Biological Data, Make It Searchable
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Computational Scientist to Standardize Biological Data, Make It Searchable

Michigan State University computational scientist Arjun Krishnan is working to standardize data from more than two million biological experiments and make it searchable...

AI Resurrects Ancient Board Games and Makes Them Playable Online
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AI Resurrects Ancient Board Games and Makes Them Playable Online

Researchers from Maastricht University have developed an artificial intelligence that's reconstructed nearly a thousand ancient board games thought lost to history...

Braintrust Network Puts Freelance Tech Jobs on the Blockchain
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Braintrust Network Puts Freelance Tech Jobs on the Blockchain

The decentralized Braintrust network maintained by six different software companies matches employers and freelancers using cryptocurrency and a community-based...

Computer Scientist Wins $1 Million Artificial Intelligence Prize
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Computer Scientist Wins $1 Million Artificial Intelligence Prize

Duke University computer scientist and engineer Cynthia Rudin's work applying machine learning to predict which Con Edison manhole covers were at risk of exploding...

Preparing Students for the Quantum Information Revolution
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Preparing Students for the Quantum Information Revolution

The current educational system isn't prepared to meet the surging demand for workers, researchers, and teachers who understand and can teach the core concepts in...

Smartphone Sensor Data Might Detect Cannabis Intoxication
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Smartphone Sensor Data Might Detect Cannabis Intoxication

Smartphone sensor data might be able to determine if a person is intoxicated after consuming marijuana, according to a new study.

Fighting Fire With Data Science
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Fighting Fire With Data Science

UC San Diego's appointment of LANL researcher Rodman Linn indicates an approach of using data science to address wildfires.

Researchers' AI May Reveal Climate-Change Tipping Points
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Researchers' AI May Reveal Climate-Change Tipping Points

Researchers are developing a deep learning algorithm that could act as an early warning system against runaway climate change.

County IT Supervisor Is Accused of Mining Bitcoin at the Office
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County IT Supervisor Is Accused of Mining Bitcoin at the Office

An IT supervisor is accused of hiding 46 devices used for mining cryptocurrency in Suffolk County offices, costing the county thousands of dollars in electricity...

Model That Predicts How to Build Muscle Could Become a Software Product
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Model That Predicts How to Build Muscle Could Become a Software Product

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed a mathematical model that can predict the optimum exercise regime for building muscle, and could form...

Project Brings AI to Environmental Research in the Field
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Project Brings AI to Environmental Research in the Field

A 30-foot tower on the edge of the Ohio State University Airport is the focal point of a research project that will explore using AI and a variety of sensors to...
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