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Newswise: Steven J. Miller Selected as 2020 CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee
Released: 3-Apr-2020 8:15 AM EDT
Steven J. Miller Selected as 2020 CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Steven J. Miller, professor of mathematics at Williams College, has been selected as the 2020 Council on Undergraduate Research-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee. The award consists of a plaque and $5,000 for the awardee’s research program and/or undergraduate researchers.

Newswise: Coronavirus by the Numbers
Released: 2-Apr-2020 4:55 PM EDT
Coronavirus by the Numbers
Weizmann Institute of Science

The Weizmann Institute's Prof. Ron Milo and colleagues at Caltech and Berkeley used his biomass-analyzing techniques to sort the mass of coronavirus data, with interesting results. For example, they found that the coronavirus mutation accumulation rate is relatively slow, which is good news for vaccines

Released: 26-Mar-2020 6:25 PM EDT
Travel restrictions are most useful in the early and late phase of an epidemic
University of Oxford

Analysis of human mobility and epidemiological data by a global consortium of researchers, led by the University of Oxford and Northeastern University, shows that human mobility was predictive of the spread of the epidemic in China.

Newswise: Teamwork Triumphs at 2020 Illinois Regional Middle School Science Bowl
Released: 26-Mar-2020 1:20 PM EDT
Teamwork Triumphs at 2020 Illinois Regional Middle School Science Bowl
Argonne National Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory Educational Programs and Outreach hosted the 2020 Illinois Regional Science Bowl Competition, where 15 different schools competed in trivia across a wide range of STEM topics.

Newswise: Creative connections for children during COVID-19
Released: 25-Mar-2020 6:15 PM EDT
Creative connections for children during COVID-19
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

NEXT.cc, an organization that serves teachers and students around the world, is reaching out to children and families to share its variety of free science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) projects through its website, Facebook and Linked In.

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Released: 25-Mar-2020 1:50 PM EDT
Artificial Intelligence Joins the Team for Smarter & Faster Experiments
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence method that automates experiments by autonomously defining and conducting the next step of an experiment without input from human researchers. It works by creating a model that fits experimental data, then using that model as the starting point for continuously refining the model to fit with new data.

Newswise: 5 Ways Scientists Are Addressing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
Released: 23-Mar-2020 8:35 AM EDT
5 Ways Scientists Are Addressing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
University of Utah Health

As COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, spreads across the globe, scientists are stepping up to the plate to address the numerous unanswered questions emerging in its wake.

Newswise: The future of Science Hill
Released: 18-Mar-2020 1:40 PM EDT
The future of Science Hill
University of Georgia

The plan will renovate, rebuild and modernize University of Georgia's STEM research.

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Released: 13-Mar-2020 11:05 AM EDT
Wikipedia visits to disease outbreak pages show impact of news media on public attention

During the 2016 Zika outbreak, news exposure appears to have had a far bigger impact than local disease risk on the number of times people visited Zika-related Wikipedia pages in the U.S.

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Released: 5-Mar-2020 12:40 PM EST
App, AI work together to provide rapid at-home assessment of coronavirus risk
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

A coronavirus app coupled with machine intelligence will soon enable an individual to get an at-home risk assessment based on how they feel and where they've been in about a minute, and direct those deemed at risk to the nearest definitive testing facility, investigators say.

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