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Sep 24, 2020

Researchers Demonstrate How Deep Learning Can Advance Study of Neural Degeneration

Researchers are showing that AI is a valuable tool for research into neural degeneration. 

Sep 22, 2020

Podcast: Robocalls

Computer scientist Brad Reaves talks about robocalls - how they work and what happens when you answer one. 

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Sep 16, 2020

New Data Processing Module Makes Deep Neural Networks Smarter

AI researchers have improved the performance of deep neural networks by combining feature normalization and feature attention into a single module. 

Sep 10, 2020

Research Sheds Light on Earliest Stages of Angelman Syndrome

New research offers insights into the earliest stages of Angelman syndrome. 

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Sep 1, 2020

Managing Data Flow to Boost Cyber-Physical System Performance

A suite of algorithms improves the performance of cyber-physical systems – from autonomous vehicles to smart power grids. 

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Aug 20, 2020

Fire, Air Conditioning and Where We Get Our Power

A changing climate is already impacting how we consume electricity – and how we make it. 

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Aug 18, 2020

Study Debunks Robocall Myths, Lays Groundwork for Stopping Them

Robocalls are not getting worse. But this study shows how bad they can be. 

Aug 13, 2020

Researchers Demonstrate Fundamentally New Approach to Ultrasound Imaging

A simpler technique for creating ultrasound images could make the technology cheaper. 

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Aug 6, 2020

Study Finds Dedicated Clinics Can Reduce Impact of a Flu Pandemic

Opening dedicated flu clinics can limit the number of people infected and help to “flatten the curve.” 

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Jul 29, 2020

Why We Should Already Be Planning for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

What is the best way to distribute vaccines fairly and efficiently? 

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Jul 27, 2020

Controlling Streams of Liquid Metal at Room Temperature

Researchers have demonstrated a technique that allows them to produce streams of liquid metal at room temperature. 

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Jul 22, 2020

Study: Novel PFAS Comprise 24% of Those Measured in Blood of Wilmington, N.C. Residents

Novel PFAS are 24% of total PFAS detected in blood of Wilmington residents. 

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Jul 14, 2020

Tech Sector Job Interviews Assess Anxiety, Not Software Skills

The design of "technical interviews" is hurting the tech sector. 

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Jul 1, 2020

Jellyfish-Inspired Soft Robots Can Outswim Their Natural Counterparts

Researchers make faster, more powerful soft robots -- including an exceptionally fast robotic jellyfish. 

Illustration of how semiconductor properties change as grain size decreases in strontium titanate.

Jul 1, 2020

Researchers Develop Computational Model to Build Better Capacitors

Model aims to guide development of new energy storage devices for electronics.