News tagged with academic research

How to encourage big ideas

( -- A new study suggests certain types of funding -- which provide more freedom and focus less on near-term results -- lead to more innovative and influential research.

dateDec 09, 2009 in Economics & Business
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Enabling a new future for cloud computing

The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced two $10 million projects to create cloud computing testbeds—to be called "Chameleon" and "CloudLab"—that will enable the academic research community to develop and ...

dateAug 21, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Nothing shameful about sexting?

The legal penalties associated with sexting are too harsh, and adult reactions can increase young people's sense of shame and stigma, according to a UNSW-led report on the practice of sending nude or semi-nude photos via ...

dateApr 12, 2013 in Social Sciences
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