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Article ID: 697548

New Algorithm Limits Bias in Machine Learning

Santa Fe Institute

To prevent bias in hiring and other contexts, researchers present an algorithm that imposes a fairness constraint on machine learning.

Released:
17-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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    16-Jul-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 697353

Study Suggests Buried Internet Infrastructure at Risk as Sea Levels Rise

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Thousands of miles of buried fiber optic cable in densely populated coastal regions of the United States may soon be inundated by rising seas, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Oregon.

Released:
12-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697333

Sugar Reduction Takes Center Stage

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

With obesity-related diseases on the rise, many food and beverage manufacturers are looking at ways to reduce added sugar in products. From more traditional high-intensity options like sucralose and aspartame to natural offerings derived from the stevia plant, sugar alternatives can maintain sweetness levels in products as well as provide cost savings.

Released:
12-Jul-2018 5:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697332

Coffee and Tea Move Beyond the Beverage Category

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

After water, tea and coffee are the most consumed beverages around the world. Tea leaves and coffee beans are processed into stand-alone beverages, and they are also used to make extracts, flavors, and other ingredients for the bakery, processed food and beverage, and culinary industries.

Released:
12-Jul-2018 5:05 AM EDT
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    8-Jul-2018 6:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 696814

Following Pitch Count Guidelines May Help Young Baseball Players Prevent Injuries

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

Young pitchers who exceed pitch count limits are more prone to elbow injuries, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting in San Diego. Season statistics of players were compared relative to pitch count limits established by the Japanese Society of Clinical Sports Medicine.

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6-Jul-2018 6:05 AM EDT
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    5-Jul-2018 6:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 696812

Young Athletes’ ACL Injury Risk Increases with Fatigue, New Research Shows

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

ACL injuries are one of the most common sports injuries affecting adolescent athletes, leading to lost playing time and high healthcare costs. Research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting in San Diego shows athletes who experience fatigue – tested on a standardized assessment –¬ demonstrated increased risk of ACL injury. The study is the first to measure the direct impact of fatigue on injury risk in the adolescent population.

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4-Jul-2018 6:05 AM EDT
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    5-Jul-2018 6:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 696813

Results for Female ACL Graft Repair Methods Differ Among Younger Athletes, Say Researchers

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

Female athletes are two to eight more times likely to injure their ACL than males, however utilizing one graft repair treatment method in females may be more beneficial than another, according to researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in San Diego.

Released:
4-Jul-2018 6:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697010

Merging Antenna and Electronics Boosts Energy and Spectrum Efficiency

Georgia Institute of Technology

By integrating the design of antenna and electronics, researchers have boosted the energy and spectrum efficiency for a new class of millimeter wave transmitters, allowing improved modulation and reduced generation of waste heat. The result could be longer talk time and higher data rates in millimeter wave wireless communication devices for future 5G applications.

Released:
4-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696979

Study Reveals Misuse of Archive Services by Fringe Communities on the Web

University of Alabama at Birmingham

In a large-scale analysis, Jeremy Blackburn, Ph.D., and collaborators found that the misuse of web archive services causes loss of ad revenue for popular news websites.

Released:
3-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 696970

Smarter, Safer Bridges with Sandia Sensors

Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories has worked with Structural Monitoring Systems for over 15 years to turn science fiction smart bridges that can send out warnings when they’re damaged into science fact.

Released:
3-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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