NASA will award 10 one-year grants worth approximately $250,000 each for the "study of innovative, early stage space technologies that address high priority technical needs America's space program must master to enable future missions," according to an agency news release.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have received a $748,000 grant to develop methods for improving the Web and cloud applications for people with disabilities.
ExamSoft has launched a new suite of software and services, AssessmentTA, designed to aid educators by streamlining exam creation on the front end while offering insights into outcomes on the back end.
The United States Army has decided that investing millions of dollars into research that examines why an outage in the power grid might cause failures in gas distribution several states over or how a malicious tweet could bring down an entire stock market system is worthwhile. The focus: to better understand behaviors of collective phenomena in complex systems — networks — and figure out how they can be controlled.
Ohio's Tiffin University has decided to outsource its IT operations after facing staffing issues.
EdX, a nonprofit massive open online course provider launched by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, has expanded its course lineup for fall 2013.
UNIT4, the maker of the Agresso Education ERP suite, has released a costing and pricing tool for university research projects that was developed in collaboration with the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford.
According to a new report released by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 15 percent of American adults do not use the Internet. Age, income level, and educational attainment were all strongly tied in with usage patterns.
Purdue University's Homeland Security Center of Excellence has produced a new analytics tool for first responders and law enforcement, the Visual Analytics Law Enforcement Toolkit (VALET).