A database that collects information on students’ race, gender, major, income, wealth and debt will help will shift the focus to ensuring that college graduates earn a certain level of income and wealth.
Researchers at Texas A&M University found that not only does the frequency of phone use correlate to the number of distracted crashes on urban roads, but there’s a direct link between road geometrics -- the presence or absence of a shoulder or extra lanes -- and more phone use while driving.
About 25 cities this summer will work with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to collect data to identify neighborhoods with extreme heat.
Data tools developed by Argonne National Laboratory provide insight into estimated losses in fees, taxes and other revenue sources that impact economic activity.
Scientists are using data from Google Maps and satellite images in artificial intelligence applications that can automatically identify characteristics of city’s buildings that would be vulnerable in a natural disaster.
Data is at core of the space agency’s digital transformation efforts, and key to advancing everything NASA does, the agency’s chief data officer says.
Data-driven planning based upon cultural and demographic factors can help predict how outbreaks could progress and which people may be most vulnerable.
Fraudulent and improper payments have soared during the pandemic, prompting agencies to investigate new and more sophisticated detection methods.
A logical data fabric can help government agencies to glean immediate, actionable intelligence from their data, securely share it and leverage it to enable information flexibility and agility.
A dataset of tweets that captures people’s sleep-wake status, local events and roadway accidents and construction was able to bridge the information gap created by the overnight lull in traffic.