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Article ID: 719363

Water May Be Scarce for New Power Plants in Asia

Ohio State University

Climate change and over-tapped waterways could leave developing parts of Asia without enough water to cool power plants in the near future, new research indicates. The study found that existing and planned power plants that burn coal for energy could be vulnerable. The work was published today in the journal Energy and Environment Science.

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20-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719377

Evolution of learning is key to better artificial intelligence

Michigan State University

Researchers at Michigan State University say that true, human-level intelligence remains a long way off, but their new paper published in The American Naturalist explores how computers could begin to evolve learning in the same way as natural organisms did – with implications for many fields, including artificial intelligence.

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20-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719365

Multi-institutional team to study effects of age, gender on brain injury mechanics

Washington University in St. Louis

A team of researchers, led by Philip V. Bayly in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University, plans to use MRI to study the brains of healthy, uninjured individuals to create models of brain motion to enable the researchers to predict the chronic effects of repeated head impacts in both men and women.

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20-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Today’s forecast: How to predict crucial plasma pressure in future fusion facilities

Article ID: 719359

Today’s forecast: How to predict crucial plasma pressure in future fusion facilities

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Feature describes improved model for forecasting the crucial balance of pressure at the edge of a fusion plasma.

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20-Sep-2019 12:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Tulane University releases first report benchmarking New Orleans startup activity

Article ID: 719370

Tulane University releases first report benchmarking New Orleans startup activity

Tulane University

Tulane's Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation surveyed more than 200 local startup-stage companies for the 60-page report, which aims to become the standard for tracking entrepreneurial activity in New Orleans.

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20-Sep-2019 12:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Ronald Chen Named Chair of Radiation Oncology
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Ronald Chen Named Chair of Radiation Oncology

University of Kansas Cancer Center

Ronald Chen, MD, MPH, has been named the Brandmeyer Chair and Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, clinical service chief at The University of Kansas Health System and associate director for Health Equity at The University of Kansas Cancer Center.

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19-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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