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In Pursuit of Bug-Free Code: How certified software can eliminate bugs from the start

In Pursuit of Bug-Free Code: How certified software can eliminate bugs from the start

A team of researchers is working to develop bug-free operating systems and software from the hardware up using verified code systems.

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New Software Brings Sketches to Life

New Software Brings Sketches to Life

A new software program from Yale computer science professor Julie Dorsey and her company, Mental Canvas, blends together art and science, allowing people to sketch in 3D.

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New Course: CS50 Comes to Yale

New Course: CS50 Comes to Yale

In Fall 2015, professor Brian Scassellati will be leading CS50 at Yale, a new computer science course. The introductory level course aims to make computer science more accessible to Yalies across all disciplines.

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Cepheus Takes on Texas Hold’em: Computer program teaches itself to compute winning moves

Cepheus Takes on Texas Hold’em: Computer program teaches itself to compute winning moves

Recently, researchers at the University of Alberta, Canada developed a program called Cepheus to defeat humans at Texas hold’em. Do you think you can out-bluff this virtual poker master?

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Smartphones: Hacking Weapons of the Future

Smartphones: Hacking Weapons of the Future

Researchers in electrical engineering and computer science have found that the familiar and unassuming smartphone is a potent weapon for hacking computer hard drives and servers.

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Birth Era Affects Gene Expression: An observer effect in genetics

Birth Era Affects Gene Expression: An observer effect in genetics

Just as humans evolve as populations, the translation of genotype to phenotype changes with time. A recent study co-authored by a Yale professor reveals that the correlation between a gene and its effect is not consistent over time, which brings past and current genetic research into question.

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Quantum Cryptography: An Uncertain Future for Information Security

Quantum Cryptography: An Uncertain Future for Information Security

Recent cyber attacks have caused concern over the state of information security, but quantum key distribution promises to revolutionize public key cryptography and reconfigure the relationship between code-makers and code-breakers.

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Studying Swarms: How Physicists, Engineers, and Computer Scientists are Learning from Midges

Studying Swarms: How Physicists, Engineers, and Computer Scientists are Learning from Midges

A Yale professor is one of a growing number of scientists studying the science of swarms. These researchers hope that by understanding how animals swarm, they can inform such far flung disciplines as robotics, computer design, and physics.

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Why bother getting along:  Professor David Rand explores the motives behind human cooperation

Why bother getting along: Professor David Rand explores the motives behind human cooperation

Drawing from ideas sociology, psychology, economics, and biology, and utilizing tools from applied mathematics and computer science, Professor David Rand studies the basis of why organisms cooperate. The Yale Scientific Magazine speaks with Professor Rand to find out how he works, his other interests, and more.

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Health Entrepreneurship Event Promotes Student Innovation

Health Entrepreneurship Event Promotes Student Innovation

The Hacking Health @ Yale event in October brought students and professionals together to produce solutions for current issues in healthcare.

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