Archive: 25/02/2008

STOP terrorism software

Researchers at the University of Maryland’s Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) have developed the SOMA Terror Organization Portal (STOP) allowing analysts to query automatically learned rules on terrorist ...

dateFeb 25, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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Blood testing for mood disorders

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have isolated biomarkers in the blood that identify mood disorders, a breakthrough that may change the way bipolar illness is diagnosed and treated. The report will be published ...

dateFeb 25, 2008 in Medical research
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And the Oscar Goes To... a Professor?

Daniel Day-Lewis, Tilda Swinton and the Coen brothers weren't the only ones honored at last night's Academy Awards. Ron Fedkiw, an associate professor of computer science at Stanford University also received a coveted gold ...

dateFeb 25, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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Hopping Robot Captures Top Research Expo Honor

The goal of Christopher M. Schmidt-Wetekam was to build a robot with off-the-shelf parts for his graduate research project that could roll around and hop over obstacles like a motorized kangaroo on roller skates. His two-wheeled ...

dateFeb 25, 2008 in Robotics
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