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Using artificial intelligence to enrich digital maps

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

A model invented by researchers at MIT and Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) that uses satellite imagery to tag road features in digital maps could help improve GPS navigation.

Channels: Artificial Intelligence, Engineering, Internet Trends, Mathematics, Technology, All Journal News,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 2:45 PM EST
Newswise: Acetone plus light creates a green jet fuel additive

Acetone plus light creates a green jet fuel additive

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Take biomass-derived acetone—common nail polish remover—use light to upgrade it to higher-mass hydrocarbons, and, voila, you have a domestically generated product that can be blended with conventional jet fuel to fly while providing environmental benefits, creating domestic jobs, securing the nation’s global leadership in bioenergy technologies, and improving U.S. energy security.

Channels: All Journal News, Biotech, Energy, Environmental Science, Technology,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 2:15 PM EST
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Newswise: Quantum experiments explore power of light for communications, computing

Quantum experiments explore power of light for communications, computing

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

A team of quantum researchers from ORNL have conducted a series of experiments to gain a better understanding of quantum mechanics and pursue advances in quantum networking and quantum computing, which could lead to practical applications in cybersecurity and other areas.

Channels: All Journal News, DOE Science News, Quantum Mechanics, Supercomputing, Technology, Cybersecurity, DOE Science News,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Sandia hosts its first Education With Industry officer

Sandia hosts its first Education With Industry officer

Sandia National Laboratories

A student in the highly selective U.S. Air Force Education With Industry program will be bringing his military experience to Sandia National Laboratories and returning to his post with valuable industry experience to share. Capt. Antonio Gallop is not the typical student.

Channels: Engineering, Technology, Education, Nuclear Power,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 11:15 AM EST
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Newswise: Study Finds a Drug-Like Compound That May Prevent Parkinson’s Disease Progression

Study Finds a Drug-Like Compound That May Prevent Parkinson’s Disease Progression

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

A collaboration between scientists at Rutgers University and The Scripps Research Institute led to the discovery of a small molecule that may slow down or stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease.

Channels: All Journal News, Chemistry, Neuro, Parkinson’s Disease, Pharmaceuticals, Technology, National Institutes of Health (NIH),

Released:
23-Jan-2020 10:55 AM EST
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Efforts to improve vehicle fuel efficiency may come at a high cost to the climate, public health

University of Georgia

New automotive technology that promises enhanced fuel efficiency may have a serious downside, including significant climate and public health impacts, according to research from the University of Georgia College of Engineering.

Channels: Automotive, Climate Science, Engineering, Environmental Health, Pollution, Public Health, Technology, All Journal News,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 10:20 AM EST
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Newswise: 'Sex Tech' Study Finds Technology Facilitates Sexual and Emotional Interactions

'Sex Tech' Study Finds Technology Facilitates Sexual and Emotional Interactions

Indiana University

Advances in technology have allowed us to interact with others across the globe, and a new study of adults who engage with "sex tech"—innovative technologies used to enhance sexuality—announced by the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University reveals that technology increasingly connects people at their most intimate moments.

Channels: Apps, Internet Trends, Psychology and Psychiatry, Sex and Relationships, Technology, Staff Picks,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Experts Join Rensselaer-IBM Artificial Intelligence Research Collaboration

Experts Join Rensselaer-IBM Artificial Intelligence Research Collaboration

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Four experts in diverse aspects of artificial intelligence have joined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as part of the Artificial Intelligence Research Collaboration (AIRC), a recently formed joint initiative of Rensselaer and IBM Research.

Channels: Artificial Intelligence, Education, Technology,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 4:15 PM EST
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