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Chicago Public School Students Explore AI with Argonne National Lab
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Chicago Public School Students Explore AI with Argonne National Lab

Argonne National Laboratory's Educational Programs and Outreach department hosted an event on computer science, coding, and AI in December for students from Chicago's...

More Information Doesn't Necessarily Help People Make Better Decisions
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More Information Doesn't Necessarily Help People Make Better Decisions

New research suggests that too much information can lead people to make worse decisions, pointing to a critical gap in understanding how new information interacts...

Barclays Installs Spyware on Employees' Computers
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Barclays Installs Spyware on Employees' Computers

Barclays has installed "Big Brother" monitoring software on the computers of workers at its London headquarters.

Artificial Intelligence Yields New Antibiotic
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Artificial Intelligence Yields New Antibiotic

A deep-learning model identifies a powerful new drug that can kill many species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

If You Want Creative Solutions, Keep Your Team Small
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If You Want Creative Solutions, Keep Your Team Small

Large collaborations in science are sometimes necessary, but size can also stifle innovation.

Could Micro-Credentials Compete With Traditional College Degrees?
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Could Micro-Credentials Compete With Traditional College Degrees?

The skills gap means companies are increasingly considering candidates with non-traditional backgrounds. Could targeted, bite-sized chunks of education help job...

Doctors Use Big Data to Cut Sepsis Down to Size
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Doctors Use Big Data to Cut Sepsis Down to Size

Doctors are using computers to analyze demographic information, vital signs, and routine blood tests in electronic health records to find patterns that might help...

A Coding School Tuition Model Spreads to Four-Year Colleges
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A Coding School Tuition Model Spreads to Four-Year Colleges

Income share agreements first gained popularity with tech bootcamps. Now some traditional U.S. universities are offering the tools as substitutes for student loans...

Half of Technology Workers Want to Find a New Job in 2020
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Half of Technology Workers Want to Find a New Job in 2020

A survey by recruitment firm Harvey Nash found half of 1,200 technology professionals in the U.K. would like to switch jobs in 2020, with salary and work-life balance...

Competitive Pay May Encourage Innovation, Study Says
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Competitive Pay May Encourage Innovation, Study Says

Field work from UC San Diego and Thermo Fisher finds that providing a sizable award to top performers is the most effective way to encourage radical thinking to...

Smart Jumpsuit Monitors Infants' Movement and Development
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Smart Jumpsuit Monitors Infants' Movement and Development

Researchers have developed a multi-sensor smart jumpsuit that measures the spontaneous and voluntary movement of infants to help assess abnormal neurological development...

How a Space Engineer Made Her Own Rotary Cell Phone
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How a Space Engineer Made Her Own Rotary Cell Phone

Justine Haupt developed a rotary cellphone to dodge the hyper-connected world of touchscreen smartphones. "I wanted something that would be entirely mine, personal...

VR Will Help Train Ford Mustang Mach-E Technicians
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VR Will Help Train Ford Mustang Mach-E Technicians

Technicians soon will be trained how to service and maintain the all-electric Mustang Mach-E without need to access a physical model — thanks to a new virtual reality...

Researchers' Materials Show Strange Electron Properties
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Researchers' Materials Show Strange Electron Properties

Researchers have developed a method to observe a new class of topological materials, called Weyl semimetals, with unusual electronic properties that could be useful...

Silicon Valley Is Losing People as Costs Rise, Report Says
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Silicon Valley Is Losing People as Costs Rise, Report Says

Silicon Valley employment is growing, along with housing costs and income inequality.

NASA Seeks Next-Gen Astronauts; STEM Master's Degree Required
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NASA Seeks Next-Gen Astronauts; STEM Master's Degree Required

NASA will be accepting applications March 2-31 for its next class of astronauts. Basic requirements include U.S. citizenship and a master's degree in a STEM field...

Tech Firms Send Employees Into New York Classrooms
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Tech Firms Send Employees Into New York Classrooms

New York City tech companies are hungry for new hires, with some even sending their own workers into college classrooms to make sure students have the skills they...

Nanowires Hold Promise for Wearable Tech
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Nanowires Hold Promise for Wearable Tech

Researchers have found a way to have nanowires exhibit current-carrying capacity that exceeds the current density of most semiconducting nanowires.

AI May Alter How Doctors Treat Depression
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AI May Alter How Doctors Treat Depression

Research shows artificial intelligence can accurately predict whether an antidepressant will work based on a patient's brain activity.

Small Companies More Likely to Hire Developers Without a Degree
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Small Companies More Likely to Hire Developers Without a Degree

Small companies (1-49 employees ) are leading the charge in hiring developers without degrees, according to the 2020 HackerRank Developer Skills Report,
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