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October 16, 2018
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New algorithm more accurately predicts life expectancy after heart failure

UCLA research could help health care providers make better use of life-saving resources A new algorithm developed by UCLA researchers more accurately predicts which people will survive heart failure, and for how long, whether or not they receive a heart … Continue reading

December 21, 2015
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Raising Computers to Be Good Scientists

A team of UA researchers is sifting through thousands of research papers to improve treatment for cancer patients, one algorithm at a time. Making sense of the new scientific data published every year — including well over a million cancer-related … Continue reading

May 31, 2014
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Vom Chaos zur Ordnung: Wie Ameisen ihre Nahrungssuche optimieren

Ameisen sind zu komplexen Problemlösungen fähig – und ihre Strategien könnten breite Anwendung in Optimierungstechniken finden. Eine einzelne Ameise wandert bei der Nahrungssuche nach dem Zufallsprinzip herum, wie Biologen feststellten. Im Kollektiv aber zeigen die Ameisen ein weit hierüber hinaus … Continue reading

February 17, 2014
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Fruit flies – fermented-fruit connoisseurs – are relentless party crashers

That fruit fly joining you just moments after you poured that first glass of cabernet, has just used its poppy-seed-sized brain to conduct a finely-choreographed search, one that’s been described for the first time by researchers at the University of … Continue reading

January 9, 2013
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How Computers Push on the Molecules They Simulate

Berkeley Lab bioscientists and their colleagues decipher a far-reaching problem in computer simulations Because modern computers have to depict the real world with digital representations of numbers instead of physical analogues, to simulate the continuous passage of time they have … Continue reading

December 15, 2012
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Derek Nowrouzezahrai’s CGI Research Used in Walt Disney productions

In 1985, a computer science team at Université de Montréal made animated film history by creating one of the first ever digital characters, named Tony de Peltrie. Their six-minute film, which received a standing ovation by computer graphics designers at … Continue reading

August 9, 2012
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Fish-tailing Robots

Robotic boats track radio-tagged common carp in area lakes As a stiff breeze sweeps across Staring Lake in suburban Minneapolis, a five-foot, antenna-sporting robotic boat plies the water in a back-and-forth pattern. On the shore, Volkan Isler follows the action … Continue reading