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19th-century iPhone app
Jason Camlot, chair of Concordia's Department of English, and his research team at Concordia's Centre for Technoculture, Art and Games have created the Victorianator. The iPhone game teaches users, through gestures, how to authentically recite Victorian-age poetry. (2012-05-15)

Global & Asian experts converge at NTU in showcase of animation & virtual breakthroughs
About 200 leading minds from Asia, Europe and across the globe are converging at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University this week to exchange ideas for advancing research in computer animation, social robots and virtual humans. The 25th International Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents signals a shift in the research world's centre of gravity to Asia. Addressing the conference are acclaimed Japanese robot designer Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro and Professor Zhang Jian Jun of Bournemouth University. (2012-05-10)

Cybersecurity experts investigate self-adapting computer network that defends itself from hackers
Cybersecurity experts are researching the feasibility of building a computer network that could protect itself against online attackers by automatically changing its setup and configuration. (2012-05-10)

Revolutionary technology enables objects to know how they are being touched
A doorknob that knows whether to lock or unlock based on how it is grasped, a smartphone that silences itself if the user holds a finger to her lips and a chair that adjusts room lighting based on recognizing if a user is reclining or leaning forward are among the many possible applications of Touché, a new sensing technique developed by a team at Disney Research, Pittsburgh, and Carnegie Mellon University. (2012-05-03)

Spot a bot to stop a botnet
Computer scientists in India have developed a two-pronged algorithm that can detect the presence of a botnet on a computer network and block its malicious activities before it causes too much harm. The team describes details of the system in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing. (2012-05-01)

Computer use and exercise combo may reduce the odds of having memory loss, Mayo Clinic finds
You think your computer has a lot of memory ... if you keep using your computer you may, too. Combining mentally stimulating activities, such as using a computer, with moderate exercise decreases your odds of having memory loss more than computer use or exercise alone, a Mayo Clinic study shows. (2012-05-01)

Thwarting the cleverest attackers
Savvy hackers can steal a computer's secrets by timing its data storage transactions or measuring its power use. New research shows how to stop them. (2012-05-01)

Carnegie Mellon's Luis von Ahn to receive Grace Hopper Award
The Association for Computing Machinery will honor Luis von Ahn, the A. Nico Habermann Associate Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, with its Grace Murray Hopper Award for his work enabling humans and computers to work together to solve problems that neither humans nor computers could solve alone. (2012-04-26)

Computing the best high-resolution 3-D tissue images
Real-time, 3-D microscopic tissue imaging could be a revolution for medical fields such as cancer diagnosis, minimally invasive surgery and ophthalmology. University of Illinois researchers have developed a technique to computationally correct for aberrations in optical tomography, bringing the future of medical imaging into focus. The computational technique could provide faster, less expensive and higher-resolution tissue imaging to a broader population of users. (2012-04-23)

Not all today's students are 'tech savvy'
A small minority of today's university students don't use e-mail and others are confused by the array of technologies available at universities. Yet many students couldn't bear to be without their mobile phones and find themselves distracted by social networking sites during study. (2012-04-22)

Queen's aims to change the future of car manufacturing with 'super computer'
Leading industry experts and international car manufacturers are coming to Queen's University to see how academics are aiming to change the future of car manufacturing through a new (2012-04-16)

MU researchers find identical DNA codes in different plant species
A multi-disciplinary team of University of Missouri researchers solved a major biological question by using a groundbreaking computer algorithm to find identical DNA sequences in different plant and animal species. (2012-04-09)

Quantum computer built inside a diamond
A team of scientists has built a quantum computer in a diamond, the first of its kind to include protection against (2012-04-04)

Researchers questioning the link between violent computer games and aggressiveness
There is a long-lasting and at times intense debate about the possible link between violent computer games and aggressiveness. A group of researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, are now questioning the entire basis of the discussion. In a recently published article, they present a new study showing that, more than anything, a good ability to cooperate is a prerequisite for success in the violent gaming environment. (2012-04-02)

Supercomputing the difference between matter and antimatter
Using breakthrough techniques on some of the world's fastest supercomputers -- located at DOE labs and elsewhere -- an international collaboration has reported a landmark calculation of a kind of subatomic particle decay that's important to understanding matter/antimatter asymmetry. The research helps nail down the exact process of kaon decay, and is also inspiring the development of a new generation of supercomputers. (2012-03-29)

Bokhari tests performance of diverse HPC architectures
Surveying the wide range of parallel system architectures offered in today's supercomputer market, a graduate student at the Ohio State University, Saniyah Bokhari, recently established some side-by-side performance comparisons. Bokhari evaluated the conventional CPU architecture of an IBM 1350 cluster at the Ohio Supercomputer Center and a less-traditional GPU architecture on the same cluster. She also examined the architecture of a Cray Extreme Multithreading supercomputer at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. (2012-03-28)

SDSC graduate student awarded NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship
A graduate student working in the Walker Molecular Dynamics laboratory at the San Diego Supercomputer Centerr at the University of California, San Diego is a recipient of the 2012-2013 NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program award for his innovative molecular dynamics research using graphics processing unit computing. (2012-03-27)

Spotting ancient sites, from space
A Harvard archaeologist has dramatically simplified the process of finding early human settlements by using computers to scour satellite images for the tell-tale clues of human habitation, and in the process uncovered thousands of new sites that might reveal clues to the earliest complex human societies. (2012-03-19)

Cosmic rays alter chemistry of lunar ice
Space scientists from the University of New Hampshire and multi-institutional colleagues report they have quantified levels of radiation on the moon's surface from galactic cosmic ray (GCR) bombardment that over time causes chemical changes in water ice and can create complex carbon chains similar to those that help form the foundations of biological structures. In addition, the radiation process causes the lunar soil, or regolith, to darken over time, which is important in understanding the geologic history of the moon. (2012-03-19)

To combat identity theft, protect computer
Having a triple-threat combination of protective software on your computer greatly reduces your chances of identity theft, according to a study led by a Michigan State University criminologist. (2012-03-19)

Computer scientist Jeffrey Bigham wins NSF Career Award
Jeffrey Bigham's NSF proposal would enable a dynamic group of people on the Web ( (2012-03-16)

The cutting edge
Using a combination of guillotine-based experiments and cutting-edge computer modeling, researchers at the University of Bristol have explored the most efficient ways for teeth to slice food. Their results, published today in Journal of the Royal Society Interface, show just how precisely the shape of an animal's teeth is optimized to suit the type of food it eats. (2012-03-06)

Autodesk acquires BYU prof's design technology 'T-Splines'
Brigham Young University's Tom Sederberg and his team solved a problem that's troubled the computer-aided design industry since 1980, and they've sold the technology to software giant Autodesk. (2012-03-01)

T. rex has most powerful bite of any terrestrial animal
Research at the University of Liverpool, using computer models to reconstruct the jaw muscle of Tyrannosaurus rex, has suggested that the dinosaur had the most powerful bite of any living or extinct terrestrial animal. (2012-02-28)

Cebit 2012 -- Internet service prevents cable tangle in presentations at conferences
Screen contents can be shifted to any terminal's display. (2012-02-23)

NIST requests comments on updated guide to handling computer security incidents
NIST has published for public comment a draft update to a guide for organizations managing their responses to computer security incidents such as hacking attacks. (2012-02-23)

Cebit 2012: Interactive 3-D graphical objects as an integral part of online shops
Computer scientists from Saarland University show new 3-D technology at the computer fair Cebit. (2012-02-22)

Scoping the cost of the world's biggest new supercomputer
The world's most powerful telescope -- the new Square Kilometre Array -- is likely to need the world's biggest computer to handle the incredible amount of data it will produce -- and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research is working out how to do it without breaking the bank. (2012-02-21)

Computer scientist developing intersections of the future with fully autonomous vehicles
Intersections of the future will not need stop lights or stop signs, but will look like a somewhat chaotic flow of driverless, autonomous cars slipping past one another as they are managed by a virtual traffic controller, says computer scientist Peter Stone. (2012-02-18)

'Duet of 1' possible with hand-controlled voice synthesizer
New technology at the University of British Columbia makes it possible for a person to speak or sing just by using their hands to control a speech synthesizer. (2012-02-18)

Video games lead to new paths to treat cancer, other diseases
Samuel Cho, a researcher at Wake Forest University, uses graphics processing units, the technology that makes video game images so realistic, to simulate the inner workings of human cells. His research points to new paths for tumor-killing drugs to treat cancer and other diseases. (2012-02-16)

'Handbook of Data Intensive Computing' evaluates the state-of-the-art in new field
'The Handbook of Data Intensive Computing' is a collection of essays featuring contributions from world experts in the field of data intensive computing from academia, research laboratories and private industry. Real-world examples are provided throughout the book. (2012-02-15)

Computer programs that think like humans
Intelligence -- what does it really mean? In the 1800s, it meant that you were good at memorizing things, and today intelligence is measured through IQ tests where the average score for humans is 100. Researchers at the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have created a computer program that can score 150. (2012-02-13)

Boston University research suggests new pathways for cancer progression
The relative softness and flexibility of cancer cells appears to accelerate their growth and extend their lifetimes -- a one-two punch that may trigger the rapid growth of malignant tumors, according to research led by Boston University biomedical engineers. (2012-02-08)

Scripps research and technion scientists develop biological computer to encrypt and decipher images
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute in California and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed a (2012-02-07)

Engineers boost computer processor performance by over 20 percent
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that allows graphics processing units and central processing units on a single chip to collaborate -- boosting processor performance by an average of more than 20 percent. (2012-02-07)

Gamers on 3-D mission to save world, just don't tell them they are learning cell biology
Eve Syrkin Wurtele decided the best way to get the attention of the science-deprived, gamer generation is to take the information out of a text book and put it in a medium that kids crave - video games. So she and her team developed Meta!Blast, which won honorable mention in the 2011 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and is featured in the Feb. 3 issue of the journal Science. (2012-02-03)

Bacteria provides clues to fight TB, says Rutgers-Camden researcher
A Rutgers-Camden professor is using his expertise in computer science to aid in the development of new methods to fight tuberculosis. (2012-01-30)

Iowa State engineer wants to 'sculpt' more powerful electric motors and generators
Iowa State University's Dionysios Aliprantis is developing several technologies that could improve the performance of electric motors and generators. And that could make a real difference in building sustainable energy systems. (2012-01-26)

Our explosive sun
In the image-filled book, (2012-01-26)

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