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January 14, 2016
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Yahoo Releases the Largest-ever Machine Learning Dataset for Researchers

13.5TB dataset to help advance innovation in computer science SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE) — Yahoo Inc.today announced the public release of the largest-ever machine learning dataset to the academic research community. With this release, the company aims to advance the field … Continue reading

October 20, 2015
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Researchers predict material with record-setting melting point

Using advanced computers and a computational technique to simulate physical processes at the atomic level, researchers at Brown University have predicted that a material made from hafnium, nitrogen, and carbon would have the highest known melting point, about two-thirds the … Continue reading

October 25, 2014
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Researchers solve riddle of the rock pools – Study shows rock gobies use rapid colour change camouflage to hide from predators

Research from the University of Exeter has revealed that the rock goby (Gobius paganellus), an unassuming little fish commonly found in rock pools around Britain, southern Europe, and North Africa, is a master of camouflage and can rapidly change colour … Continue reading

January 18, 2014
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Smart hydrogels

UD-developed smart gels deliver medicine on demand Researchers at the University of Delaware have developed a “smart” hydrogel that can deliver medicine on demand, in response to mechanical force. Over the past few decades, smart hydrogels have been created that … Continue reading

August 12, 2013
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Santa’s workshop not flooded – but lots of melting in the Arctic

Santa’s workshop at the North Pole is not under water, despite recent reports. A dramatic image captured by a University of Washington monitoring buoy reportedly shows a lake at the North Pole. But Santa doesn’t yet need to buy a … 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 3, 2013
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UCLA Researchers Further Refine ‘Nanovelcro’ Device to Grab Single Cancer Cells from Blood

Improvement enables ‘liquid biopsies’ for metastatic melanoma Researchers at UCLA report that they have refined a method they previously developed for capturing and analyzing cancer cells that break away from patients’ tumors and circulate in the blood. With the improvements … Continue reading

February 25, 2013
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Researchers Propose New Way to Probe Earth’s Deep Interior

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers from Amherst College and The University of Texas at Austin have described a new technique that might one day reveal in higher detail than ever before the composition and characteristics of the deep Earth. There’s just … Continue reading