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Crunching Data at CCS

Computational Science is widely recognized as a critical means to solving many of today's most challenging problems. While computer science studies the different components of computers and computer programming, computational science builds the interface of computing within the scientific discipline—the art of computers designed with enough infrastructure to support the science and advancement of science. CCS provides the cyber...

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UM’s Special Report on Climate Change

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93LnNxg53UI The University of Miami's CLIMATE CHANGE Special Report has launched. The science, says Ben Kirtman, is absolute. The earth is warming, and this is not a good thing. Polar ice is melting. Sea levels are rising. The world is hotter, and extreme weather patterns are becoming the norm. The December 2015 accord at the climate change summit in Paris by 196 nations is heralded as a giant leap...

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UMCCS & Yucatan State sign Agreement to create UM CCS for the Americas

The University of Miami,  CCS, and the Yucatan State Government’s Information Technologies Innovation Center (aka "Heuristic"), have signed a strategic agreement to create a “UM Computational Science Center for the Americas.” The Yucatan State Government, on behalf of its Information Technologies Innovation Center have signed a memorandum of understanding to formalize an agreement to work jointly on research, innovation, and...

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Hundreds of school children attend the 5th annual Brain Fair

Hundreds of school children and University of Miami scientists celebrated Brain Awareness Week at the Miami Brain Fair 2016 on Saturday, March 12th from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Fieldhouse of the Bank United Center, 1245 Dauer Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146. Hosted by the University of Miami Neuroscience Graduate and Undergraduate Programs, as well as: Society for Neuroscience Miami Chapter FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine St....

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She Innovates Tech event with CODeLLA coming in the fall . . .

CCS is teaming up with CODeLLA @codellainnovate on "She Innovates Tech", a weekend celebration of girls in tech, coming up in the fall. Stay tuned for details . . . About CODeLLA CODeLLA (kōd-eh-la) is an 8-week Tech Entrepreneurship + Coding Immersion Program for under-represented Latina girls from ages 9 to 12. They provide a safe, girls-only environment built for learning and exploring the fundamentals of Computer Science, Digital...

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Researchers use Screening Tools to Identify new Cancer-Inhibiting Compound

Using “big data” sets and powerful computational screening tools, researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami  Miller School of Medicine have identified a compound that inhibits two different cellular targets in cancer. In a recent study published in Scientific Reports, the researchers described the importance of finding the first-in-class dual inhibitor of the kinase protein EGFR, found in many...

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