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Newswise: IEEE selects UAH's Jovanov as Fellow for wearable health monitoring contributions

IEEE selects UAH's Jovanov as Fellow for wearable health monitoring contributions

University of Alabama Huntsville

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has selected Dr. Emil Jovanov, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), as a Fellow for his contributions to the field of wearable health monitoring.

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Released:
15-Jan-2020 11:45 AM EST
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Online Hate Speech Could Be Contained Like a Computer Virus, Say Researchers

University of Cambridge

The spread of hate speech via social media could be tackled using the same "quarantine" approach deployed to combat malicious software, according to University of Cambridge researchers.

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Released:
18-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Texas State senior lecturer leads fight against fake news

Texas State senior lecturer leads fight against fake news

Texas State University

To address a centuries-old problem, a Texas State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication faculty member recommends two tools as a remedy: time and effort.

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Released:
10-Dec-2019 2:30 PM EST
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Newswise: ASA, CDC Plan Revamp of Sound-Related Wikipedia Pages for International Year of Sound 2020
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ASA, CDC Plan Revamp of Sound-Related Wikipedia Pages for International Year of Sound 2020

Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

As harmful effects of noise are becoming more widely known, popular internet websites are increasingly being used as resources of information. For the International Year of Sound 2020 (#IYS2020), the Acoustical Society of America and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, part of the CDC, took the lead in designing the online event Wiki4YearOfSound2020. The event will facilitate the improvement of Wikipedia content in topics related to acoustics, communication, music, noise and soundscapes.

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Released:
27-Nov-2019 10:20 AM EST
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Smart Cities Initiative Tests In-Building Sensors during Soft Target / Active Shooter Exercise at George Mason University

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

This week, DHS S&T evaluated a suite of in-building sensors developed through the Smart City Internet of Things Innovation (SCITI – pronounced “city”) Labs effort during a live active shooter exercise at George Mason University’s (GMU) Eagle Bank Arena.

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Released:
20-Nov-2019 5:05 AM EST
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Platforms Can’t Settle on “Appropriate” Engagement-Boosting Practices

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Researchers at Rutgers University say more consistent standards are needed for advertisers, journalists, influencers and marketers seeking to boost their visibility on platforms such as Google, Facebook and Instagram.

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Released:
18-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST
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