NSF.GOV: Flood forecasting gets a major upgrade

With the launch of new National Water Model, advanced software and cyberinfrastructure are helping to forecast flash floods with greater accuracy

SCIENCENODE.ORG: Hearing the heartbeat of a city

Millions of tweets can have a practical purpose, say the designers of UrbanFlow. Saving lives, improving city quality, and creating a profit are among the benefits we can derive