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April 14, 2019
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Spotting faces in the crowd

Team develops solution to determine emotions of people in group photographs

The saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words. But what if you can’t tell what the picture shows? From awkward family photos to class photographs, sometimes it’s tricky to tell what the people in the pictures are thinking. Continue Reading →

April 14, 2019
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President Trump should do something about Julian Assange

During 2016 presidential election, it was Wikileaks that exposed the media mafia working against the then candidate Mr. Donald Trump. Wikileaks also published Hillary Clinton emails, revealing intrigue, corruption, Clinton Foundations questionalble donations. These all helped the public sentiment to shift to elect Mr. Trump to White House. Continue Reading →

April 13, 2019
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Kometen als Wasserträger für Exoplaneten

Simulationen zeigen, wie viel Wasser auf Proxima Centauri b vorhanden sein könnte

Erst 2016 haben WissenschafterInnen mit Proxima Centauri b den der Erde nächstgelegenen und potenziell bewohnbaren Exoplaneten entdeckt. Sogleich stellte sich die grundlegende Frage, ob dieser auch ausreichend Wasser auf seiner Oberfläche besitzt, dass dort Leben existieren könnte. Ein Forschungsteam der Universität Wien und der Universität Abu Dhabi hat nun mit Hilfe von Simulationen herausgefunden, dass dazu aufgrund der starken Strahlungsausbrüche der Sonne die Eisressourcen auf Kometen notwendig wären. Die Ergebnisse der Studie wurden kürzlich in der Printausgabe von “Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society” publiziert. Continue Reading →

April 11, 2019
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Albertsons Companies to Join Blockchain-based IBM Food Trust Network to Pilot Increased Transparency for Romaine Lettuce

Grocer is the latest company to adopt blockchain-based traceability system for global food ecosystem

ARMONK, N.Y. and BOISE, Idaho, April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Albertsons Companies, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, is joining the blockchain-based IBM Food Trust network and will begin piloting the technology to improve how food is traced from farm to store shelf. The addition of Albertsons Companies to the Food Trust ecosystem of more than 80 brands brings blockchain-based food traceability to more consumers and industry players – from producers to suppliers to retailers – by helping enable greater transparency and collaboration, and ultimately, a safer food supply. Continue Reading →

April 10, 2019
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Robot Masters Human Balancing Act

UT engineers have successfully demonstrated a novel approach to human-like balance in a biped robot.

AUSTIN, Texas — When walking in a crowded place, humans typically aren’t thinking about how we avoid bumping into one another. We are built to use a gamut of complex skill sets required to execute these types of seemingly simple motions. Continue Reading →

April 9, 2019
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Umweltverbände fordern strenge Auflagen für Kohlekraftwerke

Bundesregierung muss nationales Luftreinhalteprogramm vorlegen

Die Bundesregierung kommt ihren Pflichten zur Luftreinhaltung nicht nach. Davon profitieren die Betreiber von Kohlekraftwerken, denn sie müssen keine Anstrengungen unternehmen, um Schadstoffe aus ihren Abgasen zu filtern. Das geht zu Lasten von Mensch und Natur. Continue Reading →

April 8, 2019
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Toyota Material Handling Group innovates forklift, factory, service and logistics solutions with digital transformation

Toyota Material Handling Group is the largest forklift manufacturer in the world, but its customers require much more than warehouse trucks and equipment. To better serve them, the global business is expanding and enriching its logistics solutions with digital innovation and Toyota’s renowned principles in lean and efficient manufacturing. Continue Reading →