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Trending Stories Report for 28 May 2015
Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: income inequality, climate change, genetics, cancer, precision medicine, medical imaging, schizophrenia, research funding, molecular biology and skin cancer.
– Newswise Trends
Arts and Humanities
Rutgers’ New Jersey International Film Festival Turns 20
New Jersey International Film Festival, based at Rutgers University, has introduced audiences to hundreds of films not seen elsewhere. It celebrates its 20th anniversary this summer.Media embedded: Image(s)
– Rutgers University
Lead the Way to Advanced Data Security;
DARPA and voidALPHA Release Monster Proof
In Monster Proof, a new browser-based puzzle game from voidALPHA, players assume the role of a newly crowned ruler of a vast country in a fantasy setting. To win, they use problem-solving skills to answer illustrated mathematical questions. As each level is solved, the game crowd sources the software security process of formal verification.Media embedded: Image(s)
Generate Patterns to be Consumed by a Quantum 3D Printer; Improve Software Security through Gameplay
A decoded message from a distant galaxy provided the plans for a Quantum Mechanical 3D printer in Left Brain Games’ puzzle shooter, Dynamakr. Players feed patterns into the machine to create designs for new devices never seen before on Earth—devices so advanced, they’re like magic. Game play allows non-experts to participate in improving software security in Phase 2 of DARPA’s Verigames project.Media embedded: Image(s)
Smelly Spectacle: Second Corpse Flower Set to Bloom at McMaster
The rare corpse flower, widely known as the world’s smelliest plant, is set to bloom within days at McMaster, one of only a handful in the world to do so this year. Media embedded: Image(s)
– McMaster University
Law and Public Policy
Nuremberg Experience a Legal, Emotional Awakening for Law Students
Creighton University law students are again preparing for a trip to Nuremberg, Germany, site of the trials that brought to justice the Nazi war criminals who perpetrated the Holocaust.Media embedded: Image(s)
– Creighton University
University of Utah Professor’s Research an Emerging Voice in “Conflict Minerals” Debate
University of Utah law professor Jeff Schwartz is scheduled to publish new research in Harvard Business Law Review related to regulations intended to decrease the practice of mining minerals from war-torn areas of Congo. Schwartz's ongoing research will examine new data submitted to the SEC on June 1.Media embedded: Image(s)
– University of Utah
Law Professor’s New Book Offers Wide-Ranging Tips on Aging and Caring for Elderly Loved Ones
A new book by Case Western Reserve University School of Law Professor Sharona Hoffman details how people can make sure elderly parents or other relatives get the care they need to maintain fulfilling lifestyles and social ties. It’s also a book about how baby boomers can prepare for their own aging. "Aging with a Plan: How a Little Thought Today Can Vastly Improve Your Tomorrow" (Praeger Publishers, 2015) is a new release as of May. Expert(s) available
– Case Western Reserve University