Security

Researcher explores effect of hospital mergers on data breaches

The period during and after hospital mergers and acquisitions is an especially vulnerable time for patient data when the chance of a cybersecurity breach more than doubles, according to research by a University of Texas at ...

Robotics

Speedy robo-gripper reflexively organizes cluttered spaces

When manipulating an arcade claw, a player can plan all she wants. But once she presses the joystick button, it's a game of wait-and-see. If the claw misses its target, she'll have to start from scratch for another chance ...

Computer Sciences

Algorithms predict sports teams' moves with 80% accuracy

Algorithms developed in Cornell's Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Controls can predict the in-game actions of volleyball players with more than 80% accuracy, and now the lab is collaborating with the Big Red hockey ...

Computer Sciences

Chaos theory provides hints for controlling the weather

Under a project led by the RIKEN Center for Computational Science, researchers have used computer simulations to show that weather phenomena such as sudden downpours could potentially be modified by making small adjustments ...

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