Share |

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.

3

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

3.3

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.

3.5
Spotlight

You Might Have Missed

 

Have you ever thought about using acoustics to collect data? The EAR-IT project has explored this possibility with various pioneering applications that impact on our daily lives. Monitoring traffic density in cities and assisting energy-saving...

4.333335

The University of Chicago in Illinois, US, is collaborating with the US National Cancer Institute (NCI) to establish the nation’s most comprehensive computational facility, storing cancer genomic data generated through NCI-funded research...

4

Genomic analysis of modern and ancient DNA combined with archeological evidence is revealing new complexity in human history. With sophisticated genetic tools, supercomputing simulations and modeling, scientists trace the origins of modern Europeans...

4