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Newswise: Election security is about more than just machines, researcher says

Election security is about more than just machines, researcher says

Missouri University of Science and Technology

As the 2020 elections approach, voters need to be aware of possibly malicious attempts to manipulate their opinions and their votes, according to Dr. George Markowsky, professor of computer science at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Channels: Social Media, Technology, Cybersecurity, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 5:15 AM EST

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Smart Cities Initiative Tests In-Building Sensors during Soft Target / Active Shooter Exercise at George Mason University

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

This week, DHS S&T evaluated a suite of in-building sensors developed through the Smart City Internet of Things Innovation (SCITI – pronounced “city”) Labs effort during a live active shooter exercise at George Mason University’s (GMU) Eagle Bank Arena.

Channels: Internet Trends, Technology, Cybersecurity,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 5:05 AM EST
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Newswise: High School Students Can Save Lives Too

High School Students Can Save Lives Too

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T and FEMA awarded $2.3 million over a three year period to USU NCDMPH to develop lifesaving trauma training for high-school-age students last year.

Channels: Blood, Public Health, Technology, Trauma,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 4:55 AM EST
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Newswise: SDSC, Wisconsin University IceCube Center Conduct GPU Cloudburst Experiment

SDSC, Wisconsin University IceCube Center Conduct GPU Cloudburst Experiment

University of California San Diego

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), an Organized Research Unit of UC San Diego; and the Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center (WIPAC) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison successfully completed a computational experiment as part of a multi-institution collaboration that marshalled all globally available for sale GPUs (graphics processing units) across Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and the Google Cloud Platform.

Channels: Particle Physics, Physics, Space and Astronomy, Supercomputing, Technology,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 4:40 AM EST
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Newswise: Researchers Show Noise Pollution Is Threatening the Survival of a Number of Species
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    19-Nov-2019 7:00 PM EST
Released:
19-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Tulane team researching ways to end opioid addiction

Tulane team researching ways to end opioid addiction

Tulane University

A Tulane University researcher is part of a nationwide initiative to improve treatment of chronic pain and ultimately achieve long-term recovery from opioid addiction. Michael J. Moore, professor of biomedical engineering in the Tulane School of Science and Engineering, is part of a $945 million National Institutes of Health project called the HEAL Initiative, or Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Pain, Pharmaceuticals, Public Health, Substance Abuse,

Released:
19-Nov-2019 4:30 PM EST
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Newswise: NASA’s TESS helps astronomers study red-giant stars, examine a too-close planet

NASA’s TESS helps astronomers study red-giant stars, examine a too-close planet

Iowa State University

Iowa State astronomers are part of an international team that has been analyzing data from NASA's TESS Mission. The astronomers describe their study of two red-giant stars -- older, “retired” stars no longer burning hydrogen in their cores -- in a paper recently published by The Astrophysical Journal.

Channels: All Journal News, Physics, Space and Astronomy,

Released:
19-Nov-2019 4:20 PM EST
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Newswise: Strength in numbers: Crowdsourcing challenge seeks new methods to combat drug-resistant malaria

Strength in numbers: Crowdsourcing challenge seeks new methods to combat drug-resistant malaria

University of Notre Dame

A team of researchers at Notre Dame put out a call to the masses, enlisting researchers, data scientists and health professionals to analyze genomic data from emerging drug-resistant malaria parasites and gain a better understanding of the mechanisms of resistance.

Channels: All Journal News, Drug Resistance, Infectious Diseases, Pharmaceuticals, Public Health, Nature (journal),

Released:
19-Nov-2019 4:10 PM EST
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Newswise: New Geologic Modeling Method Explains Collapse of Ancient Mountains in American West

New Geologic Modeling Method Explains Collapse of Ancient Mountains in American West

Stony Brook University

By using the latest computer technologies, combined with geologic data, researchers at Stony Brook University have developed a geodynamic model that explains the forces behind the collapse of what were lofty mountains some 30 million years ago in what is now part of the American West.

Channels: All Journal News, Archaeology and Anthropology, Geology, Technology, Nature (journal),

Released:
19-Nov-2019 2:35 PM EST
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