Combining Heavy-Ion Experiments and Nuclear Theory

Artist’s rendering showing the simulation of two merging neutron stars (left) and the emerging particle tracks that can be seen in a heavy-ion collision (right) that creates matter under similar conditions in the laboratory. Credit: Tim Dietrich, Arnaud Le Fevre, Kees Huyser; background: ESA / Hubble, Sloan Digital Sky Survey Combining heavy-ion experiments, astrophysical observations, … Read more

Combining the approaches may be a powerful anti-cancer strategy — ScienceDaily

Tumors send out signals that impair normal blood flow, which makes them difficult to treat with every type of cancer treatment, including radiation and chemo-, targeted and immunotherapy. Impaired blood supply creates an environment low in oxygen levels – hypoxia – that causes the tumors to take on aggressive characteristics and become immuno-suppressed. To address … Read more

Combining behavioral & data sciences to optimize chronic disease management

Digital tools have become an essential part of our lives. Online calendars guide our daily routine; Waze and Google Maps plan our routes – warning us of traffic or an accident ahead; websites and apps recommend restaurants nearby; and this is just to name a few. These technologies direct and redirect us, offering optimal guidance … Read more

Combining vision and language could be the key to more capable AI – TechCrunch

Depending on the theory of intelligence to which you subscribe, achieving “human-level” AI will require a system that can leverage multiple modalities – eg, sound, vision and text – to reason about the world. For example, when shown an image of a toppled truck and a police cruiser on a snowy freeway, a human-level AI … Read more

Combining traditional mandala colouring and brain sensing technologies to aid mindfulness – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Combining centuries-old traditional mandala coloring with cutting-edge computing and brain sensing technologies could lead to new ways of helping people achieve mindfulness. Combining centuries-old traditional mandala coloring with cutting-edge computing and brain sensing technologies could lead to new ways of helping people achieve mindfulness. Mandalas are geometric configurations of shapes that have their origins in … Read more

New Film Explores Combining Indigenous Knowledge and Western Science to Understand Waning Arctic Sea Ice

New film explores combining indigenous knowledge with Western science to understand Arctic sea ice WHAT: Launch of Ice Edge, a knowledge co-production documentary that explores the forces behind the disappearance of sea ice and its effects on its native village of Kocebue, northwestern Alaska. The event will include clips from the film; a discussion by … Read more