4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 14


Bilingual brains, computing clouds, a life-saving musical sensor and genome sequencing in medieval cemeteries. It’s 4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week, all with funding from NSF.

  1. Musical sensor shows bad medicine plays false note UC Riverside https://news.ucr.edu/articles/2018/09/12/musical-sensor-shows-bad-medicine-plays-false-note
  2. ‘Cloud computing’ takes on new meaning for scientists UC Irvine Columbia University TACC https://news.uci.edu/2018/09/11/cloud-computing-takes-on-new-meaning-for-scientists/
  3. New Research Shows How We Turn On & Off Languages—And that Doing So is Easier than Previously Thought New York University San Diego State University https://www.nyu.edu/about/news-publications/news/2018/september/new-research-shows-how-we-turn-on—off-languages-and-that-doing.html
  4. Cross-Discipline Analysis of Ancient Cemeteries Sheds Light on Social Organization and Migration of 6th-Century Barbarians Institute for Advanced Study Stony Brook University Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History University of Florence https://www.ias.edu/press-releases/2018/barbarian-migration-paper

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