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System Detects & Translates Sarcasm on Social Media

Researchers have developed a machine translation system for interpreting sarcastic statements in social media. It could one day help people on the autism spectrum, who often have difficulty interpreting sarcasm, irony and humor.

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Youth Cyberbullying Among Current or Former Friends and Dating Partners

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Youth cyberbullying is dramatically more likely to occur between current or former friends and dating partners than between students who were never friends or in a romantic relationship.

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People Who Are “Phone Snubbed” by Others Often Turn to Their Own Phones, Social Media for Acceptance, Baylor Study Finds

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People who are phone snubbed – or “phubbed” – by others are, themselves, often turning to their smartphones and social media to find acceptance, according to new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.

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S&T Tech Uses DNA to Uphold Laws, Reunite Families

A DHS Science and Technology Directorate technology aptly named Rapid DNA reduces the 8 to 10 hour processing time for DNA results to 90 minutes.

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#NoTobaccoChat: A Twitter Discussion on Changing the Default Approach to Tobacco Dependence

The University of Kansas Cancer Center and Children’s Mercy Twitter #NoTobaccoChat focused on changing the way healthcare providers treat tobacco dependence.

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Mining the Data Mother Lode

One of the newest entities with the Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics, the Health Language Processing Lab combines social media content with other sources of health information in a unique way aimed at understanding how people use language to communicate health needs.

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ISPOR 22nd Annual International Meeting Drew Key Stakeholders and Thought Leaders to Discuss Social and Policy Changes in Health Care

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ISPOR recently concluded its 22nd Annual International Meeting in Boston, MA, USA. The conference attracted 4,195 delegates representing 76 countries—the largest attendance to date for the Society’s Annual International Meeting.

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Study Links Late-Night Tweeting by NBA Players to Worse Game Performance

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Preliminary data from a new study suggests that NBA players had worse personal statistics in games that followed a late-night tweet between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.

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Better Mental Health: Public or Private College Students?

Using information gleaned from social media, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a mental health index for the nation’s highest-ranked colleges and universities. Their study looked at five years of data on Reddit, scanning it for comments about issues that included depression, financial and academic anxiety and thoughts of suicide. Schools were given a score based on the frequency of those threads and robustness of the conversations.







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