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June 7, 2014
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A new device deciphers the language of cells

A biomedical engineer listens in on what proteins are saying. As inventions go, Yale biomedical engineer Rong Fan’s entry into the innovation sweepstakes is not much to look at. Fan’s device, impressively named a single-cell, 45-plex protein secretion measurement platform, … Continue reading

January 14, 2014
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IBM Sets U.S. Patent Record

Achieves 21st Straight Year of Patent Leadership IBM inventors received more than 6,800 U.S. patents in 2013 ARMONK, N.Y. – 14 Jan 2014: IBM today announced that its inventors received a record-setting 6,809 patents in 2013 – the 21st consecutive … Continue reading

December 28, 2013
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Big data and how to use it

UD Consumer Analytics and Industry Applications conference discusses big data In the era of big data come big questions about how to use it. These questions and more were the backdrop of the recent Consumer Analytics and Industry Applications conference, … Continue reading

November 30, 2013
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The Era of Neutrino Astronomy has Begun

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Astrophysicists using a telescope embedded in Antarctic ice have succeeded in a quest to detect and record the mysterious phenomena known as cosmic neutrinos – nearly massless particles that stream to Earth at the speed of … Continue reading

September 26, 2013
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Mobile computing in the ‘bring your own device’ era

Early in September Yale passed a milestone in mobile computing, with a record 39,414 mobile devices connected to its wireless networks. As on most college campuses the growth of mobile computing at Yale has been explosive, from well under 10,000 … Continue reading

June 2, 2013
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New Technique May Open Up an Era of Atomic-scale Semiconductor Devices

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for creating high-quality semiconductor thin films at the atomic scale – meaning the films are only one atom thick. The technique can be used to create these thin films … Continue reading

March 25, 2013
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Before Dinosaurs’ Era, Volcanic Eruptions Triggered Mass Extinction

Increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide, global warming, ocean acidification killed 76 percent of species on Earth More than 200 million years ago, a massive extinction decimated 76 percent of marine and terrestrial species, marking the end of the Triassic period … Continue reading

December 17, 2012
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IBM Reveals Five Innovations That Will Change Our Lives within Five Years

Breakthroughs will mark the era of cognitive systems when computers will, in their own way, see, smell, touch, taste and hear ARMONK, N.Y. – 17 Dec 2012: Today IBM unveiled the seventh annual “IBM 5 in 5” (#ibm5in5) – a … Continue reading