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Article ID: 635352

Check Out These Beach Safety Tips From Texas A&M

Texas A&M University

Many beaches can have hidden dangers that lurk in the surf. Beach accidents can happen quickly and they can be deadly, says a beach expert at Texas A&M University at Galveston.

Released:
5-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Back to the Past: Why Movie Studios Keep Recycling Stories, and Why We Keep Paying to See Them

Article ID: 635203

Back to the Past: Why Movie Studios Keep Recycling Stories, and Why We Keep Paying to See Them

Baylor University

Chris Hansen, M.F.A., independent filmmaker and chair of the film and digital media department in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses the challenges for original storytelling and the future of the film industry.

Released:
3-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Smelly Spectacle: Second Corpse Flower Blooms at McMaster

Article ID: 634932

Smelly Spectacle: Second Corpse Flower Blooms at McMaster

McMaster University

The rare corpse flower, widely known as the world’s smelliest plant, has started to bloom McMaster, one of only a handful in the world to do so this year.

Released:
28-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Generate Patterns to be Consumed by a Quantum 3D Printer; Improve Software Security through Gameplay

Article ID: 634930

Generate Patterns to be Consumed by a Quantum 3D Printer; Improve Software Security through Gameplay

GameDocs

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.

Released:
28-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Lead the Way to Advanced Data Security; 
DARPA and voidALPHA Release Monster Proof

Article ID: 634926

Lead the Way to Advanced Data Security; DARPA and voidALPHA Release Monster Proof

GameDocs

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.

Released:
28-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: As Urban Cyclists Multiply, He Explains Why

Article ID: 634369

As Urban Cyclists Multiply, He Explains Why

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Robert Schneider, a professor at UW-Milwaukee who researches experience in sustainable transportation, explains how improved infrastructure, in-town redevelopment and changing attitudes are getting more people nationwide traveling on two wheels to get to work.

Released:
15-May-2015 9:00 AM EDT

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