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In Depth: Olena Morozova, Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative (VIDEO)

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Santa Cruz Economic Development's Amanda Rotella sat down with UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute's Olena Morozova and David Haussler to learn more about the Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative. Treehouse is working to better understand and better treat cancer in children.

‘Organismic Learning’ Mimics Some Aspects of Human Thought

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A new computing technology called “organismoids” mimics some aspects of human thought by learning how to forget unimportant memories while retaining more vital ones. Central to the research is a ceramic “quantum material” called samarium nickelate, which was used to create devices being called

UBC Software Teaches Computer Characters to Walk, Run, even Play Soccer (VIDEO)

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CAPTION Computer characters learn complex motor skills like walking and running thanks to an algorithm called DeepLoco, developed by UBC computer scientists. CREDIT UBC Music: Alan Walker - Fade [Creative Commons Music]

Sickle hemoglobin strands 3

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As the simulated fiber grows, the model dials back the resolution, representing established parts of the fiber with courser grain, which makes simulating the fibers computationally tractable.

A New View of August's Total Solar Eclipse

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by Tyler O'Neal 3 months ago
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During the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse, scientists will use the Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite (DSCOVR), along with measurements taken from within the moon's shadow on the ground, to test a new model of Earth's energy budget. Music: Dawn Drone by Juan Jose Alba Gomez [SGAE] Complete transcript available.This video is public domain...

Making the Maps

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by Tyler O'Neal 3 months ago
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CAPTION Using machine vision and learning programs, Janelia scientists created maps that show which neurons control specific behaviors in the brain of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. CREDIT Robie et al./Cell 2017
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