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It is now possible for machines to learn how natural or artificial systems work by simply observing them, without being told what to look for, according to researchers.
by University of Sheffield
8.30.2016
12:28pm
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This week in Chicago, the Array of Things team begins the first phase of the groundbreaking urban sensing project, installing the first of an eventual 500 nodes on city streets.
by Argonne National Laboratory and the Computation Institute
8.30.2016
12:27pm
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Gaston is currently sitting smack in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean churning away. Currently it is not near any landmasses and is at tropical storm status having weakened slightly from hurricane force.
by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
8.29.2016
9:35am
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Researchers have joined forces to combine high-performance computing with innovative public policy analysis to improve planning for particularly complex issues such as water resource management.
by RAND Corporation
8.29.2016
9:31am
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Auto parts and electronics company Delphi Automotive is joining with Israeli software maker Mobileye to develop the building blocks for a fully autonomous car in about two years.
by The Associated Press
8.29.2016
9:19am
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Nobody said computer programming was easy. But maybe in the future, it could be.
by National Science Foundation
8.29.2016
9:19am
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Wireless communication is the fastest growing segment of the communication industry.
by American Institute of Physics
8.29.2016
9:18am
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Researchers have built a new computer chip that promises to boost performance of data centers that lie at the core of online services from email to social media.
by Princeton Engineering
8.29.2016
9:18am
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Like all data networks, the networks that connect servers in giant server farms, or servers and workstations in large organizations, are prone to congestion.
by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office
8.29.2016
9:17am
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Researchers used a supercomputer to simulate billions of coral larvae traveling on ocean currents over a 14.5-year period.
by Penn State
8.29.2016
9:16am
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Ford and the Chinese search engine company Baidu will each invest $75 million in Velodyne, a company that makes laser sensors that help guide self-driving cars.
by The Associated Press
8.22.2016
9:24am
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WRF-Hydro is the first nationwide operational system to provide continuous predictions of water levels and potential flooding in rivers and streams from coast to coast.
by UCAR
8.22.2016
9:21am
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Researchers have achieved a quantum logic gate with record-breaking 99.9% precision.
by University of Oxford
8.22.2016
9:21am
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Detecting turbulence remains the Achilles' heel of modern-day aviation.
by Faculty of Physics at University of Warsaw
8.22.2016
8:50am
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A moment of inspiration during a wiring diagram review has saved more than $2 million in material and labor costs for the Trinity supercomputer at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
by Los Alamos National Laboratory
8.22.2016
8:50am
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Engineers have introduced a new way of communicating that allows devices such as brain implants, contact lenses, credit cards and smaller wearable electronics to talk to everyday devices such as smartphones and watches.
by University of Washington
8.22.2016
8:50am
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This could be a useful feature as China saw 4.3 million new cancer cases last year along with an estimated 2.8 million cancer deaths.
by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor
8.22.2016
8:49am
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HPC Source is an interactive publication devoted exclusively to coverage of the frontiers of knowledge, science, and technology.
by HPC Source
8.18.2016
2:24pm
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Quantum computers encode data in quantum bits, or “qubits,” which have the capability of representing the two digits of one and zero at the same time – as opposed to traditional bits, which can encode distinctly either a one or a zero.
by University of Southern California
8.15.2016
8:39am
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Computer simulations of physical systems are common in science, engineering, and entertainment, but they use several different types of tools.
by Massachusetts Institute of Technology
8.15.2016
8:39am
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A conventional method to accelerate deep learning is to use multiple computers equipped with GPUs, networked and arranged in parallel.
by Fujitsu Laboratories
8.15.2016
8:39am
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The 2D structures are assembled to a 3D object without requiring additional connectors or soldering points.
by Institute of Science and Technology Austria
8.15.2016
8:38am
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Classical computers can model simple molecules, but they lack the horsepower needed to model all the possible interactions that take place in more complex molecules.
by Harvard University
8.15.2016
8:37am
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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered two tiny dwarf galaxies that have wandered from a vast cosmic wilderness into a nearby "big city" packed with galaxies. After being quiescent for billions of years, they are ready to party by starting a...
by NASA/Goddard Space Center
8.15.2016
8:37am
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Have you noticed that over the years the variety of USB connector types has been increasing? See how they compare.
by Dr. John R. Joyce, Contributing Editor
8.15.2016
8:37am
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Building quantum computers is still a prospect of the future, but secure communication lines based on quantum cryptography are already starting to be used.
by Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
8.8.2016
9:06am
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Fans of Superman surely recall how the Man of Steel used immense heat and pressure generated by his bare hands to form a diamond out of a lump of coal.
by DOE/Argonne National Laboratory
8.8.2016
9:05am
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Facebook built its fortune on the internet, that non-physical space where people share updates and digital videos with friends. But deep inside its Silicon Valley headquarters, engineers have stocked a new lab with computerized lathes, industrial mills...
by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer
8.8.2016
9:05am
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An international team of astronomers has discovered a surprising new class of "hypervelocity stars" - solitary stars moving fast enough to escape the gravitational grasp of the Milky Way galaxy.
by Vanderbilt University
8.8.2016
9:04am
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Scientists have tracked the flight paths of a group of bumblebees throughout their entire lives to find out how they explore their environment and search for food.
by Queen Mary University of London
8.8.2016
9:04am
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Future work will involve putting together a comprehensive description of concrete creep from the atomic to macroscopic scale.
by American Institute of Physics
8.8.2016
9:03am
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Their research serves not only to provide a way to measure the immense energy in lightning, but also to help raise awareness of the dangers posed by the potentially deadly bolts.
by University of South Florida
8.8.2016
9:03am
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As the internet has evolved and new capabilities have been added, it has become possible to generate the same visual appearance of a web page using many different techniques.
by Dr. John R. Joyce, Contributing Editor
8.8.2016
8:45am
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By now, everyone has heard of Chromecast, but if you ask anyone what it is, you are likely to get a variety of very vague, and likely contradictory, answers. It turns out that the answer depends on when you asked the question.
by Dr. John R. Joyce, Contributing Editor
8.1.2016
9:10am
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After Donald Trump encouraged Russia to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, an instant debate exploded over hacking and his urging of a foreign government to meddle in American politics.
by Eric Tucker and Jack Gillum, Associated Press
8.1.2016
8:41am
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Communities around the world are familiar with the devastation brought on by floods and droughts.
by American Society of Agronomy
8.1.2016
8:41am
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First came the hack, then the leak. Now, the Clinton and Trump campaigns are fighting over Russia's role in the release of thousands of internal Democratic National Committee emails.
by Nancy Benac, The Associated Press
8.1.2016
8:40am
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The old rules don't necessarily apply when building electronic components out of two-dimensional materials.
by Rice University
8.1.2016
8:40am
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With a growing number of people connecting to the Internet everyday, Internet cables are under the threat of a "bandwidth explosion."
by Northwestern University
8.1.2016
8:39am
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It's an age-old astronomical truth: To resolve smaller and smaller physical details of distant celestial objects, scientists need larger and larger light-collecting mirrors.
by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
8.1.2016
8:39am
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