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Big Data Investment Pays Off for PerkinElmer

Nearly a decade ago, the folks at PerkinElmer made the decision to rebuild their flagship software offering for managing scientific research. As data was growing and becoming more diverse, the Oracle-based relational tec Read more…

AI Enables Improved, Lightweight Hurricane Intensity Predictions

Hurricane prediction still poses challenges for researchers, who scramble to produce accurate predictions of the formation, track, and intensity of tropical cyclones in order to give residents in the storm’s path the i Read more…

For NASA, AI Is Key to Navigating the Cosmos

From a robotics and information processing perspective, NASA’s missions have grown increasingly ambitious over recent years, most notably through its long-range probes and Mars rovers. But, as Shreyansh Daftry (an AI r Read more…

The Data Science of Digital Alchemy

In nature, particles will spontaneously self-assemble into crystalline structures that have certain properties. Humans have learned how to leverage this behavior to create beneficial materials in the lab, but we’re lim Read more…

Anaconda’s 2021 State of Data Science Report Highlights Support for Open Source, Impacts from COVID-19

Data science platform provider Anaconda has released its 2021 State of Data Science report. From April to May 2021, the researchers surveyed 4,299 respondents from over 140 countries, diving into the changes, trends, and Read more…

News In Brief

World Economic Forum Highlights AI’s Role in the Energy Transition

The COP26 climate conference, which ends on Friday, has been ongoing for the past two weeks, drawing climate change back into the spotlight as nations, organizations, and corporations struggle to make meaningful progress Read more…

AI Powers Sea Level Rise Visualizations

In its Sixth Assessment Report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stressed that it is “unequivocal” that human influence has warmed the atmosphere and that, among other severe impacts, it is “vir Read more…

Only You Can Prevent… Fire Tornadoes?

Another devastating wildfire season has shaken the western United States, causing tens of billions of dollars in damage. In recent years, terrifying weather combinations have become more prominent in these wildfires, suc Read more…

In Pittsburgh, Two-Step Machine Learning Process Sorts Rare Stamps

Setting aside the relatively recent rise of electronic signatures, personalized stamps have been a popular form of identification for formal documents in East Asia. These identifiers – easily forged, but culturally ubi Read more…

Big Data Tool Enables Real-Time Disaster Recovery Monitoring

The Southeast is bracing for a heavier-than-normal hurricane season while California continues to face down its second largest wildfire in recorded history – and with climate change continuing to worsen, that’s just Read more…

This Just In

Brookhaven’s NSLS-II Scientists Release New Data Access Tool Called Tiled

Nov 29, 2021 |

UPTON, N.Y., Nov. 29, 2021 — Every time scientists study a new material for future batteries or investigate diseases to develop new drugs, they must wade through an ocean of data. Read more…

Annual Data Mining Conference Honors Best Papers on COVID-19, Disaster Work Zones, More

Sep 30, 2021 |

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30, 2021 — The  Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD) announced the recipients of the SIGKDD Best Paper Awards, recognizing papers presented at the annual SIGKDD conference that advance the fundamental understanding of the field of knowledge discovery in data and data mining. Read more…

Fighting Fire with Data Science: UCSD Announces Joint Appointment with Los Alamos

Sep 28, 2021 |

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 28, 2021 — The University of California San Diego has announced a joint appointment with Los Alamos National Laboratory with the appointment of Senior Scientist Rodman Linn to a three-year position with the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI). Read more…

Healthcare Analytics Summit 21 Virtual Kicks Off Today

Sep 21, 2021 |

SALT LAKE CITYSept. 21, 2021 — Healthcare Analytics Summit (HAS), an interactive, educational event for the healthcare industry, today kicked off three days of meetings, presentations, and discussions designed to advance digital disruption and transformation in healthcare. Read more…

U of Toronto’s Data Sciences Institute Launches to Help Researchers Find Answers

Sep 17, 2021 |

Sept. 17, 2021 — When University of Toronto astronomer Bryan Gaensler looks up at the night sky, he doesn’t just see stars – he sees data. Big data.

So big, in fact, that his current research tracking the baffling “fast radio bursts” (FRBs) that bombard Earth from across the universe requires the capture of more data per second than all of Canada’s internet traffic. Read more…

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