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Why sibling stars look alike: Early, fast mixing in star-birth clouds

Early, fast, turbulent mixing of gas within giant molecular clouds -- the birthplaces of stars -- means all stars formed from a single cloud bear the same unique chemical 'tag' or 'DNA fingerprint,' write astrophysicists.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, Science / Technology

Sun Aug 31, 2014

EETimes

AZskibum FPGA's are hardly different from ASICs in this context,...

FPGA's are hardly different from ASICs in this context, besides being reprogrammable.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Mashable

How Big Data Could Help Prevent the Next Ferguson

Watson is getting its data-analyzing hands into everything. From health care to food science, IBM's "cognitive supercomputer" - who won Jeopardy more than three years ago - is taking on the intellectual heavy lift of sifting through enormous amounts of data, so humans don't have to.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, IBM, Science / Technology

EETimes

lilzz It's fairly simple, China is tired of exporting only shoes,...

It's fairly simple, China is tired of exporting only shoes, clothes, and toys while importing a overhwemling amount of hightech stuffs from advanced countries.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computers

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Faster magnetic memory switching promises new use cases

A team of researchers at the A*STAR Institute of High Performance Computing, led by Chee Kwan Gan, has come up with techniques to improve Computer hard drives store data by writing magnetic information onto their surfaces.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computers

CNet News

Intel to Talk IoT, Wearables, Server Chips at IDF

Officials say the company wants its silicon in all areas of computing, a strategy that will be highlighted during the annual convention in September.

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Related Topix: Startups, DLP Mobile, Intel, Science, Computer Science, Computers, Science / Technology, CPU

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

NSF Grant Supports Winds of Change in Scientific Software

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 29 -- Boise State University issued the following news release: Wind is a tricky thing.

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Related Topix: Boise State University, Boise, ID, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

CiteULike

Optimizing Convolution Operations on GPUs Using Adaptive Tiling

The research domain of Multimedia Content Analysis considers all aspects of the automated extraction of knowledge from multimedia data.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Canberra Times

We are already living in a science fiction future

I grew up watching Star Trek and believing that by the time I became an adult we would all be using communicators, replicators, tricorders and transporters.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Dr. Dobb's

Intel Gets Explicit Over Vectorization Programming

Intel has launched its eponymously labeled Parallel Studio XE 2015 developer toolkit for high performance computing and technical computing applications.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Startups, Intel, Programming Languages, Science, Computer Science

SPACE.com

LIGO Generations

Kai Staats is an entrepreneur, writer, filmmaker and now a Masters student at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cosmology Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, South Africa, Tribal, Science / Technology, University of Mississippi, Louisiana State University

Forbes.com

The Hardware Behind IBM's Watson Will Be Probing The Mysteries Of Physics

Last week, the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron - one of the largest research centers in Germany - announced that it has entered into a collaboration with IBM to enhance its computers' abilities to crunch the massive amounts of data being generated every day by its particle accelerators.

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Related Topix: IBM, Physics, Science, Computers, Science / Technology, Inventions

Fri Aug 29, 2014

BetaNews

IBM: Watson, go help those nice scientists with their research

IBM's Watson supercomputer is set to tackle scientific research head-on after being re-programmed to analyze big data in the cloud.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Biology, Baylor College of Medicine

Hispanic Business

UCO Professor Awarded National Science Foundation Research Grant for Supercomputer

The grant will fund a cluster supercomputer to be named "Buddy," a nod to the university's mascot, Buddy Broncho.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computers

The Inquirer

HP unveils Intel Xeon E5v3-powered Proliant Gen 9 server systems

HP HAS REVEALED its updated range of Proliant servers that will be powered by Intel's imminent Xeon E5v3 processor chips, the firm's ninth generation systems.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel, Core Security Technologies, CPU, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

NewsOK.com

Professor awarded supercomputer grant

A University of Central Oklahoma professor of engineering and physics has been awarded a $304,745 research grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a cluster supercomputer.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of Central Oklahoma

Electronics Weekly

ARCHER Cay XC30 petascale supercomputer upgrade is one step closer

The UK's ARCHER Cay XC30 petascale supercomputer is one step closer to a big upgrade, says EPSRC, following a consultation exercise with users.

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Palo Alto Weekly

Dancing with the universe

As two dancers move through space, danceroom Spectroscopy shows the way their energy fields interact with molecules around them.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Arts, Dance, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Stanford University, Startups, Pulse, Science / Technology

DarkVision Hardware

ASRock delivers its X99 Super Alloy motherboards

We have been here before, haven't we? Back in the days when we were used to having X79-chipset based motherboard for building up the supercomputers, and setting up the incredible rig on the face of earth, a brand new chipset motherboard with unassuming power came along and changed everything.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Russobit-M, Horns & Hoofs, Phase, Video Games, CPU

Thu Aug 28, 2014

How Stuff Works

We are Swimming in a Superhot Supernova Soup

Computer visualization is an essential tool for scientists to gain an insight to how complex physical, biological and chemical phenomena work.

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Related Topix: Computers, Department of Energy

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