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Darwin visits Wall Street

Andrew Lo’s new book urges a rethink of financial markets, along evolutionary lines. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — If you have money in the stock market, then you are probably anticipating a profit…

As computing moves to cloud, UW-Madison spinoff offers faster, cleaner chip for data centers

Whether you are tagging a photo in Facebook, asking Siri for directions to an eatery, or translating French into English, much of the action happens far from your phone or…

The key to private and efficient data storage

Cloud storage services, like Dropbox and Gmail, may soon be able to better manage your content, giving you more storage capacity while still being unable to ‘read’ your data. People…

Not stuck on silicon

Engineers use graphene as a “copy machine” to produce cheaper semiconductor wafers.  CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In 2016, annual global semiconductor sales reached their highest-ever point, at $339 billion worldwide. In that…

SAVI camera ditches long lens for distant images

Rice, Northwestern imaging array proves adept at capturing details as small as a fingerprint HOUSTON – A unique camera that can capture a detailed micron-resolution image from a distance uses…

Internet Atlas maps the physical internet to enhance security

Despite the internet-dependent nature of our world, a thorough understanding of the internet’s physical makeup has only recently emerged, thanks to painstaking work by University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers and their…

Developing Smoking Cessation Practitioners through SCOPE

Malaysia has implemented a number of legislative activities over the decade of participation in the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC). NARCC (UM) developed a training program…

The power of day care

One of the first, formal evaluations of a day care program in India for lowincome households could provide empirical evidence that will improve gender equality across the country and beyond….

Faster page loads

System allocates data center bandwidth more fairly, so no part of a webpage lags behind others. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A webpage today is often the sum of many different components. A…

Protecting web users’ privacy

System for disguising database queries could prevent customer profiling and price gouging. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Most website visits these days entail a database query — to look up airline flights,…