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Phoney Protection for Passwords

Corporate data breaches seem to be on the rise, rarely a week passes without a company revealing that its database has been hacked and regrettably usernames, passwords, credit card details and its customers' personal information has been leaked on to the open internet. A new protection, nicknamed Phoney, is reported in the International Journal of Embedded Systems.

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Self-Driving Minivans Strategic Win for Google and Fiat

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American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Timothy B. Mapstone, MD, FAANS, as Organization’s Vice President

Officer Announcement for American Association of Neurological Surgeons: President Elect

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American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names John A. Wilson, MD, FAANS, As Organization’s Treasurer

Officer Announcement for American Association of Neurological Surgeons: Treasurer

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American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names H. Hunt Batjer, MD, FAANS, Past President for 2016-2017

Officer Announcement for American Association of Neurological Surgeons: President Elect

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American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Frederick A. Boop, MD, FAANS, as Organization’s President

Officer Announcement for American Association of Neurological Surgeons: President

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American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Alex B. Valadka, MD, FAANS, as Organization’s President Elect

Officer Announcement for American Association of Neurological Surgeons: President Elect

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UCI Teams Vie for More Than $100,000 in Prizes at 2016 Business Plan Competition Finals

Thirty-seven teams participating in the Paul Merage School of Business 2016 Business Plan Competition at UCI Applied Innovation will make their final pitches judges representing faculty and community business leaders. More than $100,000 in prizes will be awarded to winning teams in nine categories. This funding, and further support from UCI’s Applied Innovation, will help teams advance their business ideas into the marketplace. The Business Plan Competition has fostered numerous new start-ups from promising UCI entrepreneurs.

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Texas Venture Labs Hosts Venture Expo at the University of Texas at Austin, May 6

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Venture Expo is a daylong showcase of “Investor-Ready” startups from UT Austin and Central Texas. The event will feature the Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) finals and TVL Accelerator company presentations.

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Consumers' Taste for Beef Varies by Brand Name, Kansas State University Study Finds

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Kansas State University meat scientists have found that the brand name on grocery store beef makes a difference in how consumers perceive flavor, texture, juiciness, tenderness and overall liking of the product.

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Economy Flyers Unite! Research Shows Air Rage a Product of Class Difference

We blame air rage on long flight delays, shrinking seats and a general decline in civility. But the first empirical research study into the phenomenon pegs another culprit -- class inequality -- for the reason passengers lose it when taking to the so-called friendly skies.

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Bitcoin Creator Identified, but Where’s the Cryptographic Proof?

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Russ and Cara McLauchlan Named the 2016 Persons of the Year by the NC State Poole College of Management

Poole College established the award in 2008 to recognize individuals for their leadership and service to their professions, their communities, Poole College and the university as a whole. Nominations for the annual award are submitted by members of the Poole College community and the recipient is selected by a committee comprised of senior staff and faculty in the college.

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The Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation Announces Partnership with B*CURED to Fund Brain Cancer Research

This year, the organizations jointly offered a B*CURED-NREF Research Grant of $50,000, funded by B*CURED, for adult or pediatric brain tumor research.

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Fred Hutch Hires Steve Stadum as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today announced the hiring of Steve Stadum as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Stadum, currently the COO of Oregon Health & Science University’s Knight Cancer Institute, in July will join Fred Hutch as a key member of President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland’s staff.

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Babson College Leadership Honored for Local Diversity Impact

Babson College Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Dr. Sadie Burton-Goss and Babson College Vice President of Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds have been named two of Boston’s most influential minorities who are shaping the region.

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WSU Professor Ray Hull Co-Authors New Book 'the Art of Communication'

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Wichita State Communication Sciences and Disorders Professor Ray Hull has co-authored a new book, "The Art of Communication," with New York Times best-selling author Jim Stovall.

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Study Tracks Perceptions of Making Ethical Purchases

Society believes that those on social assistance - or welfare - should not be paying a premium to purchase ethical goods instead of cheaper alternatives, according to a new study from Simon Fraser University's Beedie School of Business.

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The Wistar Institute and Cormorant Pharmaceuticals Form Partnership

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Global collaboration applies Wistar expertise to promising Cormorant therapeutic drug development

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Chiarelli, Benabid, Salgado and More to Speak at the 2016 American Association of Neurological Surgeon’s Annual Scientific Meeting

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