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Clickbait Secrets Exposed! Humans and AI team up to improve clickbait detection

Humans and machines worked together to help train an artificial intelligence -- AI -- model that outperformed other clickbait detectors, according to researchers. In addition, the new AI-based solution was also able to tell the difference between...
22-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Focusing computational power for more accurate, efficient weather forecasts

Penn State researchers are using artificial intelligence to pinpoint those swift-changing weather areas to help meteorologists produce more accurate weather forecasts without wasting valuable computational power.
23-Aug-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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SMH! Brains trained on e-devices may struggle to understand scientific info

Overuse of electronic devices is no “LOL” matter, according to researchers, who suggest that excessive interaction with e-devices may be related to weaker activity in areas of the brain that are key to understanding scientific texts.
12-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Whole genome sequencing may help officials get a handle on disease outbreaks

Whole genome sequencing technology may give epidemiologists and healthcare workers a powerful weapon in tracking and, possibly, controlling outbreaks of serious diseases, according to a team of researchers. In a study, researchers found that both...
7-Aug-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Careful analysis of volcano’s plumbing system may give tips on pending eruptions

A volcano will not send out an official invitation when it’s ready to erupt, but a team of researchers suggest that scientists who listen and watch carefully may be able to pick up signs that an eruption is about to happen. In a study of...
29-Jul-2019 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Reducing farm greenhouse gas emissions may plant the seed for a cooler planet

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — By adopting a few beneficial management practices, farms — and particularly dairy farms — can play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions that are warming the planet, according to a team of researchers. Based...
23-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Four ways scholars say we can cut the chances of nasty satellite data surprises

A team of Penn State researchers are reminding policy makers, industry, and citizens that satellite data, left unchecked, can be as dangerous as it is useful and as threatening to national security and civil liberties as it is helpful to the...
10-Jul-2019 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pig-Pen effect: Mixing skin oil and ozone can produce a personal pollution cloud

When ozone and skin oils meet, the resulting reaction may help remove ozone from an indoor environment, but it can also produce a personal cloud of pollutants that affects indoor air quality.
27-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Penn State Institute for CyberScience is an interdisciplinary research institute that brings researchers together to develop and apply innovative, high performance computation methods. ICS works with thousands of Penn State researchers and their collaborators on projects using artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analysis, sophisticated modeling, complex simulations, and other research techniques that require high-performance computing. We operate Penn State's research supercomputer and also work to pair researchers from different fields to identify new solutions to pressing problems facing humanity.


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