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21 September 2011

News abounds at lightning speeds—on the Internet and T.V., in newspapers, magazines, blogs, and social networking sites—but what do we get when we consume news?

Scientist Kalev Leetaru believes news is capable of teaching us much more than just what happened in the world today. Leetaru's recent paper explores analyzing news to forecast human behavior with surprising success.

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After 28 years of physics breakthroughs and contributions to computational science, the Tevatron is shutting down.

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What role will desktop grids play in the future? E-ScienceTalk’s Manisha Lalloo describes some of the projects underway and the role of this type of computing in the future.

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