Computer Modeling

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First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

European ‘smart city’ project uses acoustic sensors to monitor traffic

For the last two years, a European Union (EU) funded ‘smart city’ project has been monitoring acoustics in the Spanish city of Santander, with the aim of improving the lives of its residents by helping reduce traffic congestion and energy consumption. ... [Published Traffic Technology Today - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

World's Stock of Large Predatory Fish Has Plummeted: Study

The biomass of the world’s predatory fish — not just sharks but also tuna, swordfish, barracuda, sea bass and others — has dropped by two-thirds over the past 100 years, according to a study by Canadian and European researchers that warns about the danger ... [Published NBCNews.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Gates's New Obsession: Plain Old Boring Plant Sex

Bill Gates gets a lot of flack for his support of genetically modified crops (GMOs), but these days he's interested in good old-fashioned plant sex.In a blog post on his site , the Microsoft founder and philanthropist discusses his visit to Cornell University, ... [Published Fast Company - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Paralyzed Patients Have High Risk for Minor Stress Fractures

A recent study of spinal cord injury (SCI) patients at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago revealed a 2% loss in leg bone mass each month, correlating with a 6.9% drop in leg bone strength. The findings suggest a decrease in mechanical strength in ... [Published Rehab Manegement - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Stress, Patient, Risk
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chattanooga smart grid a living lab for new energy tech

A new partnership has been formalized with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Chattanooga's EPB, one of the largest publicly-owned electric power distributors ... [Published FierceSmartGrid - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Producing more power at existing wind projects: Advanced technology for operational optimization

Barry Logue · Wind Energy Application Manager · Vaisala Inc. Energy – Measurements · www.vaisala.comA few recent tools that help with the continuous operational optimization of a wind farm include remote sensing and advanced mesoscale computer m ... [Published Windpower Engineering Development - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. insurance firms failing to address climate change risk -report

By Valerie VolcoviciWASHINGTON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Most U.S. insurance companies are completely unprepared to address the risks related to climate change, a new survey published Wednesday found, a finding that could have negative consequence for the wider ... [Published AlertNet - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Computer modeling could help design next-generation antibiotics

A team at the University of Bristol in the U.K. used computer simulations to gain insight into how drug-resistant bacteria are able to ward off antibiotics. Specifically, they focused on the role of enzymes in the bacteria, which split the structure of ... [Published Fierce Biotech Research - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

A NASA nominee, NWS data and more robot boats

News in Brief By FCW Staff Oct 20, 2014The Office of Naval Research is sponsoring an international competition to improve the performance of unmanned naval vessels.Newman is president's pick for #2 NASA jobDava Newman, a professor of aeronautics and astronautics ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

STEM contests challenge students to make a difference

By , Special Projects EditorRead more by Dennis PierceOctober 20th, 2014 A growing number of STEM competitions for K-12 students aim to encourage the next generation of young innovatorsAn “eco-friendly” battery that converts carbon dioxide into electricity, ... [Published eSchool News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

STEM contests challenge students to make a difference | eSchool News

By Dennis Pierce, Special Projects EditorRead more by Dennis Pierce[1]October 20th, 2014 A growing number of STEM competitions for K-12 students aim to encourage the next generation of young innovatorsAn “eco-friendly” battery that converts carbon dioxide ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Wind turbines could take the punch out of hurricanes

If 78,000 giant wind turbines had been positioned off the coast of New Orleans in 2005, they not only could have provided a lot of electrical power, they also would have sucked so much energy out of Hurricane Katrina that the storm surge would have been ... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 20 2014]

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The Bank of England's recent revelation leaves no doubt that banks create what we use for money: "The majority of money in the modern economy is created by commercial banks making loans ... Whenever a bank makes a loan, it simultaneously creates a matching deposit in the borrower's bank account, thereby creating new money."
"The complex junction was the scene of quite aa few traffic incidents," says Professor Pedro Maló, project coordinator. "Traffic comes in a variety of directions and emergency vehicles are trying to get through. Ear-IT has set up sensors which hear sirens and then trigger other sensors to track the vehicle. This data is then used to change traffic lights in the ambulance’s favor."
...operations in the energy industry's high-performance environments," said Sam Mahalingam , Chief Technical Officer for Enterprise Solutions, Altair.  " Altair is a leader in optimizing complex and demanding HPC environments, and oil and gas operators rely on PBS Professional to gain more efficiencies from their computing investments. Likewise, world leaders in HPC end-user software recognize that supporting PBS Professional will help improve their client satisfaction and implementation opportunities."
...processing and imaging workload management," said Richard Eperjesi , Director, Product Management for Seismic Processing and Imaging at Paradigm. "For this reason, we have fully integrated the Paradigm Echos seismic processing system with PBS Professional to ensure users have the necessary scheduling capability for optimal use of compute resources. As a result of this integration, we see value for our customers when it's necessary to adjust priorities within processing projects, within complete analytic workflows and for standardized reporting for business analytics."

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University of Washington to Develop Wave, Tidal... [Published World Industrial Reporter - Oct 24 2014]
European ‘smart city’ project uses acoustic sen... [Published Traffic Technology Today - Oct 24 2014]
GUEST COMMENTARY: Fund infrastructure work with... [Published NWI Times - Oct 24 2014]
Manager/Sr. Manager, Brand Insight & Analytics ... [Published PharmaDiversity - Oct 24 2014]
Ear-IT project: How listening to the sounds of ... [Published Gizmag - Oct 24 2014]
Climate Change Is Sum of Many Parts [Published Vineyard Gazette - Oct 23 2014]
World's Stock of Large Predatory Fish Has Plumm... [Published NBCNews.com - Oct 23 2014]
Demo Work Leads to Eastbound Voinovich Span [Published Construction Equipment Guide - Oct 23 2014]
Major Oil and Gas Software Providers Integrate ... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Oct 23 2014]
Bill Gates's New Obsession: Plain Old Boring Pl... [Published Fast Company - Oct 23 2014]
Major Oil and Gas Software Providers Integrate ... [Published ITbriefing - Oct 23 2014]
Canada Carbon Makes Significant Graphite Discov... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Oct 23 2014]
The Bay Model to the rescue [Published Marinscope Sausalito - Oct 23 2014]
Patent Issued for Crystal Structure of Glutamin... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 23 2014]
EPB Teams Up With U.S. Energy Department On Sma... [Published Renew Grid - Oct 22 2014]
Producing more power at existing wind projects:... [Published Windpower Engineering Development - Oct 22 2014]
Paralyzed Patients Have High Risk for Minor Str... [Published Rehab Manegement - Oct 22 2014]
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Study Shows Par... [Published WGNT - Oct 22 2014]
Chattanooga smart grid a living lab for new ene... [Published FierceSmartGrid - Oct 22 2014]
DOE, ORNL and EPB form smart grid partnership [Published Energy Business Review - Oct 22 2014]
DOE's ORNL to use Chattanooga smart grid as 'li... [Published Smart Grid Today - Oct 22 2014]
ORNL partners with US DOE and EPB to test new e... [Published Energy Business Review - Oct 22 2014]
U.S. insurance firms failing to address climate... [Published AlertNet - Oct 21 2014]
Pacing Lead for Full-Body MRI Scans Approved fo... [Published MedImaging.net - Oct 21 2014]
Computer modeling could help design next-genera... [Published Fierce Biotech Research - Oct 21 2014]
A NASA nominee, NWS data and more robot boats [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 20 2014]
STEM contests challenge students to make a diff... [Published eSchool News - Oct 20 2014]
STEM contests challenge students to make a diff... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 20 2014]
Wind turbines could take the punch out of hurri... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 20 2014]
NASA's Mars Odyssey Orbiter Watches Comet Fly Near [Published SpaceRef - Oct 20 2014]
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Chattanooga smart grid a living lab for new ene... [Published FierceSmartGrid - Oct 22 2014]
A new partnership has been formalized with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Chattanooga's EPB, one of the largest publicly-owned electric power distributors ...
For Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae, Blame Climate Chan... [Published Think Progress - Oct 17 2014]
Algae is seen near the City of Toledo water intake crib in Lake Erie on Sunday, August 3, 2014. CREDIT: AP Photo / Haraz N. Ghanbari Lake Erie is increasingly plagued by toxic algae blooms each summer, and a new study suggests how climate change ...
Dava Newman nominated for NASA post [Published MIT News feed - Oct 17 2014]
The White House has announced the nomination of MIT’s Dava Newman, professor of aeronautics and astronautics and of engineering systems, as NASA’s deputy administrator, the space agency’s No. 2 leadership position. Newman’s appointment will require approval ...
2-D Molybdenum Disulfide Shows Piezoelectric Pr... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Oct 16 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: Rob Felt Joint research out of Columbia University and the Georgia Institute of Technology has demonstrated for the first time that the two-dimensional (2-D) material molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) ...
Solid nanoparticles can deform like a liquid [Published MIT News feed - Oct 12 2014]
A surprising phenomenon has been found in metal nanoparticles: They appear, from the outside, to be liquid droplets, wobbling and readily changing shape, while their interiors retain a perfectly stable crystal configuration. The research team behind ...
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