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Newswise: A Glimpse Into the Future: Accelerated Computing for Accelerated Particles

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A Glimpse Into the Future: Accelerated Computing for Accelerated Particles

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab)

A team of scientists led by Fermilab has prototyped a method to use machine learning to analyze data from the Large Hadron Collider.

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19-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717641

Glacier-Fed Rivers May Consume Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

University of Alberta

Study shows chemical weathering is the cause of CO2 consumption in glacier-fed freshwater systems

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19-Aug-2019 11:20 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717678

How Ergonomic Is Your Warehouse Job? Soon, an App Might Be Able to Tell You

University of Washington

Researchers at the UW have used machine learning to develop a new system that can monitor factory and warehouse workers and tell them how ergonomic their jobs are in real time.

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19-Aug-2019 3:55 PM EDT
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Newswise: First Major Superconducting Component for New High-Power Particle Accelerator Arrives at Fermilab

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First Major Superconducting Component for New High-Power Particle Accelerator Arrives at Fermilab

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab)

The first cryomodule for Fermilab's new PIP-II superconducting accelerator has arrived from Argonne National Laboratory.

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19-Aug-2019 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717677

Online Brain Games Can Extend in-Game ‘Cognitive Youth’ Into Old Age, UCI-Led Study Finds

University of California, Irvine

A University of California, Irvine-led study has found that online brain game exercises can enable people in their 70s and even 80s to multitask cognitively as well as individuals 50 years their junior. This is an increasingly valuable skill, given today’s daily information onslaught, which can divide attention and be particularly taxing for older adults.

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19-Aug-2019 3:40 PM EDT
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Newswise: Huntsman Cancer Institute Introduces Cancer Screening and Education Bus to the Community

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Huntsman Cancer Institute Introduces Cancer Screening and Education Bus to the Community

Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah

Today Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah unveiled the Cancer Screening and Education bus. This new, state-of-the-art mobile outreach clinic brings HCI’s clinical and educational expertise and the latest screening technology to residents across Utah, including those who live in distant geographic areas and rural communities.

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19-Aug-2019 3:30 PM EDT
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Harvard Medical School Announces 2019 Media Fellows for First of Two Tracks

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School has selected the 2019 media fellows for the first of two thematic tracks this year: The Doctor and the Machine: The promise and peril of artificial intelligence in medicine (Sept. 9-13)

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19-Aug-2019 3:30 PM EDT
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Newswise: Comparing Your House to Your Neighbors’ Can Lead to Dissatisfaction

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Comparing Your House to Your Neighbors’ Can Lead to Dissatisfaction

Iowa State University

Satisfaction with your home can depend on its size compared to your neighbors’ homes, according to new Iowa State University research. Daniel Kuhlmann, assistant professor of community and regional planning, found that people are more likely to be dissatisfied with their house if it is smaller than their neighbors’.

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19-Aug-2019 3:20 PM EDT
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