Category Archives: News

First particle tracks seen in prototype for international neutrino experiment

Geneva–The largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world has just recorded its first particle tracks, signaling the start of a new chapter in the story of the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE).

Study: Emissions from most diesel cars in Europe greatly exceed laboratory testing levels

Real-word driving produces up to 16 times more emissions, causing 2,700 premature deaths across the EU, researchers estimate.

Smoothing out sketches’ rough edges

MIT-developed tool improves automated image vectorization, saving digital artists time and effort.

Mitochondria come together to kill cancer cells

Uncovered details of a molecular pathway in cancer cells could lead to improved treatment.

Helping computers fill in the gaps between video frames

Machine learning system efficiently recognizes activities by observing how objects change in only a few key frames.

Why the “solid South” of midcentury U.S. politics was not so solid

Associate Professor Devin Caughey’s new book looks at a massive political shift that took place in a one-party region.