A newly published video shows the dramatic increase in ice chunks breaking free from the large ice shelf holding back the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica. With the rate of icebergs breaking free increasing over the past few years, scientists warn that the time it takes before the glacier falls into the ocean may be significantly reduced. The update on … Continue reading
(JAMA Network) What The Study Did: Researchers compared the association between symptoms and SARS-CoV-2 RNA levels in children and adults.
The University of Washington offers free online courses through edX and Coursera, in topics from career networking to choosing a cybersecurity career.
(American Institute of Physics) With the increase in demand for flexible wearable electronics, researchers have explored flexible energy storage devices, such as flexible supercapacitators, that are lightweight and safe and easily integrate with other devices. Printing electronics has proved to be an economical, simple, and scalable strategy for fabricating FSCs. In Applied Physics Reviews, researchers provide a review of printed FSCs in terms of ability to formulate functional inks, design printable electrodes, and integrate functions with other electronic devices.
With the introduction of iOS 15, it seems we’re getting some major updates to Apple Wallet as well. There’s no doubt that most of us have heard of ultra-wideband an increasing amount over the last couple of years, and now Apple is indicating once again that soon Apple Wallet will support ultra-wideband keys. On top of that, Apple Wallet will … Continue reading
(Binghamton University) It may only be a matter of time until the growing problem of "deep fakes" converges with geographical information science (GIS). A research team including faculty at Binghamton University are doing what they can to get ahead of the problem.
(University of Washington) University of Washington researchers examined multiple models recently put forward as potential tools for accurately detecting COVID-19 from chest X-rays. The team found that, rather than learning genuine medical pathology, these models rely instead on shortcut learning to draw spurious associations between medically irrelevant factors and disease status.
Researchers applied AI techniques to make portions of Seattle look more like Beijing
(Carnegie Mellon University) A team from Carnegie Mellon University, Snap and the University of Washington built Significant Otter, an app designed primarily for smart watches that allows couples to communicate with each other based on their sensed heart rate. The team presented their work this month at the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Computer-Human Interaction (CHI) Conference.
(JAMA Network) What The Study Did: Researchers assessed the feasibility of using positive behavior supports to promote the use of face coverings in school-aged children with autism spectrum disorders and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) attending a summer program during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The global burn care centers market size is expected to reach USD 33.03 billion by 2028 according to a new study by Polaris Market Research.The report “Burn Care Centers Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Facility Type (In-house, Standalone), By Treatment Type; By Severity (Minor Burns, Partial Thickness Burns, Full Thickness Burns); By Service Type (Inpatient, Outpatient, Rehabilitation); By Regions; Segment Forecast, 2021 – 2028” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.In 2020, the in-patient type market segment accounted for the largest share of the burn care center industry and is expected to witness the fastest market growth rate over the forecast period, owing to the rise in mass casualties in fire and the continuously rising mortality rate across the globe.Though in-patient stay is not rising at a significant pace in a few of the countries, its high cost of treatment has largely contributed to its high market revenue share in the burn care centers industry.As per the study done by the World Health Organization, in 2018, countries such as China, UK, Bulgaria, Canada, South Korea, U.S., Sweden, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Mexico have witnessed the rise in the incidence of fire-related events.Request a sample this report by clicking the following link: https://www.polarismarketresearch.com/industry-analysis/burn-care-centers-market/request-for-sample Market participants such as The MetroHealth System, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, Pediatric Burn Care Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America, National Burn Center (India), North Bristol NHS Trust, and University of Washington Regional Burn Center are some of the key players operating in the market for burn care centers.Companies in the marketplace are launching innovative therapies to address unmet medical needs in severe burn care management.
(University of Washington) The US Geological Survey, the University of Washington-based Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, and state emergency managers on Tuesday, May 4, will activate the system that sends earthquake early warnings throughout Washington state. This completes the rollout of ShakeAlert, an automated system that gives people living in Washington, Oregon and California advance warning of incoming earthquakes.
University of Washington researchers estimate COVID deaths at nearly double the official number in the US, and higher globally.
It turns out the lights in the night sky over western Washington state on Tuesday weren’t UFOs. Instead, they were SpaceX Starlink satellites, according to a report.
(University of Washington School of Medicine/UW Medicine) A new, high-quality bonobo genome assembly has been constructed. It is allowing scientists to more accurately compare the bonobo genome to that of other great apes - the gorilla, orangutan, chimpanzee - and to the modern human. This analysis is revealing new information about hominid evolution, distinctions between chimps and bonobos and genetic relations among present-day hominids, and predicts a greater fraction of the human genome is genetically closer to chimps and bonobos.
(University of Washington) Using satellite photos of three cities and drawing upon methods used to manipulate video and audio files, a team of researchers led by the University of Washington set out to identify new ways of detecting fake satellite photos and warn of the dangers of falsified geospatial data.
The US Federal Trade Commission has issued a stark warning to companies using sexist and racist algorithms: hold yourself accountable — or the regulator will do it for you. An official blog post by staff attorney Elisa Jilson noted that the FTC Act prohibits the sale or use of racially biased algorithms. Jilson added that it’s illegal to use biased algorithms that lead to credit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or because a person receives public assistance. It’s important to hold yourself accountable for your algorithm’s performance. Our recommendations for transparency and independence can help…This story continues at The Next Web
(University of Washington) A new study led by University of Washington researchers borrowed image-analysis methods from engineering to spot the minute movements of a stony coral.
(University of Washington) University of Washington researchers worked with almost 260 people to understand online disagreements and to develop potential design interventions that could make these discussions more productive and centered around relationship-building.
(George Washington University) Clusters of a virus known to cause stomach flu are resistant to detergent and ultraviolet disinfection, according to new research. The findings suggest the need to revisit current disinfection, sanitation and hygiene practices aimed at protecting people from noroviruses.