September 3, 2013
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New system for quantum simulation proposed

Researchers have proposed a new platform for quantum simulation. They show that a combined system of ultracold trapped ions and fermionic atoms could be used to emulate solid state physics. This system may outperform possibilities of existing platforms… Continue reading

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May 22, 2013
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Optics: Statistics light the way

A revelation of how photoreceptive cells in the eye distinguish between different light sources could pave the way for a novel class of optical devices. Continue reading

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May 16, 2013
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Researchers shocked by new statistics on head injuries among people who are homeless

Men who are heavy drinkers and homeless for long periods of time have 400 times the number of head injuries as the general population, according to a new study by researchers who said they were shocked by their findings. Continue reading

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April 29, 2013
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Neuroscientists use statistical model to draft fantasy teams of neurons

This past weekend teams from the National Football League used statistics like height, weight and speed to draft the best college players, and in a few weeks, armchair enthusiasts will use similar measures to select players for their own fantasy footba… Continue reading

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March 25, 2013
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Psychology study shows distance plays key role in gun control arguments

A new psychology study shows people are more supportive of gun control policy when elected officials base their arguments on broader statistics, rather than isolated incidents. Continue reading

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February 26, 2013
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3-D atlas of the human heart drawn using statistics

Researchers in Spain have created a high resolution atlas of the heart with 3-D images taken from 138 people. The study demonstrates that an average image of an organ along with its variations can be obtained for the purposes of comparing individual ca… Continue reading

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February 13, 2013
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‘Foodie’ movement gains momentum

The line between specialty and mainstream foods continues to blur due to the escalating foodie movement. In the February issue of Food Technology magazine, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Contributing Editor A. Elizabeth Sloan h… Continue reading

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February 12, 2013
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Refocusing important on and off the court, says recent study

If an employee’s performance drops in one area, does that mean they’re slacking off? It could mean that they’ve simply shifted and refocused their efforts on a different set of tasks — a positive sign of adaptability that should be considered in perfo… Continue reading

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January 3, 2013
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U.S. Plug-In Vehicle Sales Tripled in 2012, U.K. Electric Car Sales to Double in 2013

It’s that time of the year when statistics about the past and forecasts about the next one come out. I always try to keep an eye on plug-in vehicle sales, not because I have an exact target number in mind, but to see if we’re maintaining healthy growth. Continue reading

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August 31, 2012
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Aluminum Can Recycling Rate Reaches 65 Percent

Aluminum cans are now officially the world’s most recycled beverage container, according to new statistics released by the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute and the Institute of Scrap Recycling. There was a seven percent increase in….. Continue reading

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November 1, 2010
by Kaid Benfield
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"Cities" may not matter as much as we think – regions and neighborhoods are where things actually happen

I’m going to start by being deliberatively provocative:  “cities” don’t matter nearly as much as we sometimes suggest.  I surround the word with quotation marks, because I am talking about cities as municipalities with… Continue reading

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