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How blockchain will transform our cities

Many trends on the horizon offer opportunities that could transform our cities. From self-driving vehicles and the sharing economy through to cloud computing and blockchain technologies, each of these trends is quite significant ...

dateDec 14, 2016 in Internet
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Weather radar helps researchers track bird flu

The same weather radar technology used to predict rain is now giving UC researchers the ability to track wild birds that could carry the avian influenza virus. Avian influenza, which kills chickens, turkeys and other birds, ...

dateDec 09, 2016 in Ecology
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The science behind tweeting in times of crisis

When tragedy struck on 9/11, Jeannette Sutton was a graduate student. She remembers receiving the same calls as many others did—"Turn on your TV." But shortly after, she received another call that would change the trajectory ...

dateDec 06, 2016 in Internet
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