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July 6, 2013
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Researchers Track Facial Expressions To Improve Teaching Software

Research from North Carolina State University shows that software which tracks facial expressions can accurately assess the emotions of students engaged in interactive online learning and predict the effectiveness of online tutoring sessions. “This work is part of a larger … Continue reading

July 12, 2011
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Scientists on a Mission: Detailed Study of U.S. Southeast Tornadoes

*Focus on deadly April 27, 2011, outbreak in Alabama and surrounding states* It was one of the deadliest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history. Now scientists are organizing a research program to better understand the tornadoes that blew through Alabama and other … Continue reading

November 2, 2010
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Hostile Environments Encourage Political Action In Immigrant Communities

A new study from North Carolina State University finds that anti-immigrant practices – such as anti-immigrant legislation or protests – are likely to backfire, and spur increased political action from immigrant communities. The study examined political activity in 52 metropolitan … Continue reading