Archive: 02/25/2008

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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Hair Reveals Where Murder Victims Drank Water

University of Utah scientists developed a new crime-fighting tool by showing that human hair reveals the general location where a person drank water, helping police track past movements of criminal suspects ...

dateFeb 25, 2008 in
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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 ...

dateFeb 25, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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Silica smart bombs deliver knock-out to bacteria

Bacteria mutate for a living, evading antibiotic drugs while killing tens of thousands of people in the United States each year. But as concern about drug-resistant bacteria grows, one novel approach under way at the University ...

dateFeb 25, 2008 in Bio & Medicine
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Fujitsu to Release 2.5'' 500 GB Hard Disk Drive

Fujitsu Limited today announced the release of its new series of MHZ2 BT 2.5" hard disk drives with world-class capacity of up to 500 GB. Sales of the new series will begin at the end of May 2008.

dateFeb 25, 2008 in Hardware
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