News tagged with dataset

Dad's brain means more than his money

(Phys.org)—Sons of fathers with high incomes tend to end up with higher than average incomes themselves, but new research shows that it's not just dad's money that helps a son on his way.

dateAug 29, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Positive words: the glue to social interaction

(Phys.org) -- Scientists at ETH Zurich have studied the use of language, finding that words with a positive emotional content are more frequently used in written communication. This result supports the theory that social ...

dateMay 24, 2012 in Social Sciences
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New data allows for unique conflict research

Which factors increase the risk for armed conflict and war? What circumstances make conflict resolution more likely to be successful? If work for peace is to bear fruit; these questions needs to be answered. Today, the Uppsala ...

dateDec 08, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Software that gets reduced, reused, recycled

(PhysOrg.com) -- Service-centric software engineering is the latest paradigm in computing, and European researchers have developed a platform they believe will launch the concept into the business world.

dateSep 28, 2009 in Software
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Using big data to save lives

Computer scientists at the University of California, Riverside are working with a doctor at Children's Hospital Los Angeles to mine data collected from pediatric intensive care units in hopes of helping doctors treat children ...

dateOct 22, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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