$8 million Woodruff gift allows simulation lab in new GHSU building

...couldn't ? a state-of-the-art simulation center for interdisciplinary training...While the university has "incredible" simulation labs now, "space is an issue," Barcus...of people who can use them.The new simulation labs, which will be used by all students...

Simulation at GHSU designed to help with stroke care skills

...breath sounds or moaning to simulate real conditions.The training Tuesday for emergency workers in the Interdisciplinary Simulation Center at Georgia Health Sciences University was designed to help them recognize and begin to care for stroke patients...

Blood on their hands

...the U.S. could be infected by the end of the month, according to a Northeastern University professor who runs computer simulations of infectious disease outbreaks.Right now, the media still can quaintly refer to Ebola victims by name (Nina Pham and...

New building means new ways to learn at GRU

...vice dean for academic affairs at MCG.With the College of Dental Medicine building next door and the new classrooms and simulation center that will allow all of the health professional students to train together, "this is going to redefine the university...

Around the block

...http://redribbon.org/contest/.Poverty SimulationThe Augusta Partnership for Children Inc. will present a Poverty Simulation from 1-4 p.m. today at Julian Smith Casino.The event is intended to help people understand what life is like with a...

Rants & Raves

...the pike. Instead, how about having a "learn how to get your lazy self out of bed, get a job and feed your own kids" simulation? Then you might do some good. AS AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN, I love how our culture has made positive movement with rap music...

'Gran Turismo 4' is example of elegant driving simulation

...em-up destruction derby, however, look elsewhere. This is a driving simulation, and it comes closer to mimicking the physics of real-life vehicles than any other simulation. It doesn't offer the frantic crashing and button mashing of its...

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Scientists studying simulation of 1906 quake

...described as the most detailed computer simulations of the catastrophic 1906 San Francisco...stretch of the San Andreas Fault. The new simulations reveal that seismic waves raced away...usgs.gov/regional/nca/1906/simulations

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Linux finding niche in automotive industry

...supercomputers to design new cars, run crash simulations and crunch through structural analysis...August, allows it to analyze crash simulations 20 percent faster at 40 percent of previous...hopes to use Linux cluster technology in simulations for aerodynamics, hoping to determine...

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Hurricanes are crunch time for the reinsurance business

...meticulously track Hurricane Frances as employees run storm simulations that pop out specific damage estimates for certain zip codes...working nonstop running clients' properties through computer simulations of the storms, much of the work can't even be started...