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Email error reveals bank's EU project
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.
[BBC News Europe]

Email error reveals bank's EU project
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.
[BBC News UK]

With one false tweet, computer-based hack crash led to real panic
A false tweet from a hacked account owned by the Associated Press demonstrates the need to better understand how social media data is linked to decision making in the private and public sector, according to new research.
[Science daily]

Energy harvesting? Measuring thermoelectric behavior by 'tinkertoy' materials
Researchers have made the first measurements of thermoelectric behavior by a nanoporous metal-organic framework (MOF), a development that could lead to an entirely new class of materials for such applications as cooling computer chips and cameras and energy (...)
[Science daily]

Do CEOs deserve all the attention they get? New research provides answers
Media interest in CEOs has soared to stratospheric heights in recent years, with the likes of Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs becoming household names. But do corporate top dogs deserve all that attention? New research shows that a CEO does indeed often have an outsized effect on firm (...)
[Science daily]

Video game link to psychiatric disorders suggested by study
Benefits, such as improved attention and perception, could come at a price, according to research Continue reading...
[The Guardian]

Drought-induced tree mortality accelerating in forests
Drought and heat-induced tree mortality is accelerating in many forest biomes as a consequence of a warming climate, researchers report. To predict characteristics of plants that will survive and die during drought in future warmer climates, scientists used Darcy's Law, a core principle of (...)
[Science daily]

'Redesigned' antibodies may control HIV
With the help of a computer program called “Rosetta,” researchers have “redesigned” an antibody that has increased potency and can neutralize more strains of the AIDS-causing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) than can any known natural (...)
[Science daily]

Differences in tumor cell metabolism affect growth, invasion and response, say researchers
Cells within a tumor are not the same; they may have different genetic mutations and different characteristics during growth and throughout treatment. These differences make treating tumors extremely difficult and often lead to tumor recurrence dominated by more aggressive tumor cells. (...)
[Science daily]

44 percent of parents struggle to limit cell phone use at playgrounds
Cell phone use at playgrounds is a significant source of parental guilt, research shows. The study also noted that caregivers absorbed in their phones ignored children's requests for attention more than half the time.
[Science daily]

Computing at the speed of light with ultracompact beamsplitter
Engineers have developed an ultracompact beamsplitter -- the smallest on record -- for dividing light waves into two separate channels of information. The device brings researchers closer to producing silicon photonic chips that compute and shuttle data with light instead of (...)
[Science daily]

Mobile phone bans lead to rise in student test scores
Banning cellphones in schools reaps the same benefits as extending the school year by five days, according to a study. By comparing student exam records and mobile phone policies from 2001 to 2013, researchers noted a significant growth in student achievement in classrooms that banned (...)
[Science daily]

First hidden, real-time, screen-camera communication
Opening the way for new applications of smart devices, researchers have created the first form of real-time communication that allows screens and cameras to talk to each other without the user knowing it.
[Science daily]

Early detection, treatment of type 2 diabetes may reduce heart disease, mortality
Screening to identify Type 2 diabetes followed by early treatment could result in substantial health benefits, according to new research that combined large scale clinical observations and innovative computer modelling.
[Science daily]

Key strategies can boosting donations at crowdfunding sites, experts say
Computer scientists have shown how crowdfunding websites can use data science to boost cash value of donations. Their research confirms, among other findings, the importance of a timely thank you.
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