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Data In The Cloud Secured With 'Melbourne Shuffle'
2014-07-11 03:20:30

Brown University To keep data safe in the cloud, a group of computer scientists suggests doing the Melbourne Shuffle. That may sound like a dance move, but it's also a computer algorithm developed by researchers at Brown University. The computing version of the Melbourne Shuffle aims to hide patterns that may emerge as users access data on cloud servers. Patterns of access could provide important information about a dataset — information that users don't necessarily want others to...

2014-07-11 08:24:51

GENEVA, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EPFL and the University of Geneva (UNIGE) are pleased to announce the appointment of John P. Donoghue. The American neuroscientist is to head the Wyss Center at Campus Biotech [http://www.campusbiotech.ch/en ] in Geneva. The new Wyss Center for Bio- and Neuro-Engineering, located on Campus Biotech in Geneva, has named as its director one of the most internationally recognised neuroscientists. John P. Donoghue, founder of Brown...

2014-07-03 11:54:27

Lifespan New treatment manual targets psychogenic nonepileptic seizures A new study led by a Rhode Island Hospital researcher has found that a cognitive behavior therapy-informed psychotherapy significantly reduces the seizures in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), a conversion disorder present worldwide and that affects up to 400,000 people in the U.S. The study led by W. Curt LaFrance Jr., M.D., M.P.H., director of neuropsychiatry and behavioral neurology at...

2014-06-30 08:37:12

New Analytical Application Addresses Budgeting and Forecasting Challenges Specific to Colleges and Universities REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tidemark, maker of modern cloud-first business planning and enterprise analytics solutions, today debuted a new Financial Planning for Higher Education app to help colleges and universities better manage growth in a challenging fund raising environment. The new app gives educational institutions the power to bring every stakeholder...

2014-06-17 23:04:51

Rapid Insight Customers From Around the Country Gather at Brown University to Exchange Ideas on Predictive Modeling and Analytics Conway, NH (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Rapid Insight Inc., the leading provider of easy to use predictive analytics and data intelligence software, is hosting its 6th Annual Conference on June 22nd-24th on the Campus of Brown University. The conference includes customer-led sessions on the use of Rapid Insight tools for predictive modeling and reporting tasks built...

2014-04-22 08:42:08

Students can download full set of Office applications, providing them with skills needed after graduation. REDMOND, Wash., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown University has selected Microsoft Office 365 for its students, and is using the Microsoft Student Advantage benefit to extend the service to its student body at no additional cost using their existing Brown credentials. Available since Jan. 1, Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus gives Brown's approximate 8,600 students the tools...

2014-04-11 10:16:28

To accommodate a lifetime of scents and aromas, mammals have hundreds of genes that each produce a different odorant receptor. The complex and diverse olfactory system they build remains adaptable, but a new study in the journal Science shows that the system's flexibility, or plasticity, has its limits. Working in mice, Brown University scientists found that the fundamental neural wiring map between the nose and the brain becomes established in a critical period of early development and then...

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2014-04-05 06:41:23

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The contours of the Earth's crust are influenced by the high temperatures deep within the Earth's mantle, according to a new study published in Science. A team of researchers, led by Brown University, demonstrated that those temperature differences control the elevation and volcanic activity along mid-ocean ridges, the colossal mountain ranges that line the ocean floor. Forming at the boundaries of tectonic plates, mid-ocean ridges...

mercury
2014-04-05 05:12:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using new data obtained by the MESSENGER spacecraft, researchers from Brown University in Rhode Island have discovered that explosive volcanic activity has been occurring throughout most of Mercury’s history, meaning that the planet has had the volatile compounds necessary for those eruptions for longer than anticipated. The findings, which are detailed in a recent edition of the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, are...

2014-04-04 23:30:25

Rhode Island Medical Imaging announced that John A. Pezzullo, MD, will serve as president of the Board of Directors, Peter Evangelista, MD has been elected Treasurer, and Terrence Healey, MD will serve as Secretary. East Providence, RI (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Imaging announced that John A. Pezzullo, MD, will serve as president of the Board of Directors, Peter Evangelista, MD has been elected Treasurer, and Terrence Healey, MD will serve as Secretary. Dr. John A....


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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