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Cornell U. Researchers Put Robots in Conversation, and the Result Is Surprisingly Human

Cornell U. Researchers Put Robots in Conversation, and the Result Is Surprisingly Human

April 17, 2014

The Chronicle of Higher Education: When the machines take over, much will change. But perhaps not the exquisite frustrations of a halting philosophical debate. read more

Student prepares for International Science and Engineer Fair

Student prepares for International Science and Engineer Fair

April 16, 2014

Skaneateles Journal: When she heads to the International Science and Technology Fair in Los Angeles next month, Olivia Sheppard hopes not only to compete against some of the best students in the... read more

What do tiny spacecraft and Texas Instruments have in common?

What do tiny spacecraft and Texas Instruments have in common?

April 14, 2014

Dallas News: A graduate student in Ithaca, N.Y., is using Texas Instruments Inc.’s technology to launch tiny spacecraft into low Earth orbit today. read more

Scientists develop tool to help you figure out which photo will go viral on Facebook

Scientists develop tool to help you figure out which photo will go viral on Facebook

April 7, 2014

Firstpost: Scientists have developed a computer algorithm that predicts whether a photo will go viral on Facebook by watching how fast it is shared. read more

National Robotics Week kicks off

National Robotics Week kicks off

April 4, 2014

USA Today: National Robotics Week is April 5-13 and the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum kicked it off with the Robotics Expo featuring demonstrations of a variety of robots. read more

Experts Say Chile Fault Was Due for 'Big One,' But How Big?

Experts Say Chile Fault Was Due for 'Big One,' But How Big?

April 1, 2014

NBC News: The seismic fault that gave way off the coast of Chile on Tuesday has long been overdue for a big earthquake, experts say. But they can't yet say whether this magnitude-8.2 shock is the... read more

Could a larger earthquake await Chile?

Could a larger earthquake await Chile?

April 1, 2014

Chicago Tribune: The fault that triggered a magnitude 8.2 quake off the northern Chilean coast was overdue for a significant earthquake, and an even more powerful temblor could be in store, said Rick... read more


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