Archive: 4/12/2009

'Digging into Data Challenge' grant awarded

A professor at Tufts University will lead a team of international researchers to explore how humanities scholars can use data analysis to track topics about the Greco-Roman world as they appear in a million documents, spanning ...

dateDec 04, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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In Taiwan, bird catchers turn bird watchers

When Yeh You-chin was a boy half a century ago, he ate migratory birds with relish, but now he is at the forefront of efforts to preserve the feathered visitors to his south Taiwan home.

dateDec 04, 2009 in Ecology
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FTC expands Intel anti-competition probe, sources say

The Federal Trade Commission has broadened its investigation of Santa Clara, Calif., chipmaker Intel beyond the company's competition with Advanced Micro Devices to include at least one other Silicon Valley company, Nvidia, ...

dateDec 04, 2009 in Business
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Stopping rape as an object of war

( -- It is a disturbing truth that sexual- and gender-based violence (SGBV) is used as a war tactic in developing nations. Silvia Dominguez, assistant professor of sociology at Northeastern University, recently ...

dateDec 04, 2009 in Social Sciences
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