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The Media Relations Office at JPL is responsible for issuing press releases and hosting media events. As an institution, discussing new discoveries with the public is key to JPL's success as an institution. Below are selected press releases from JPL about new advances in many research fields.
XDATA Tackles the Big Data Challenge
JPL technologists continue work on developing new software tools to process and analyze Big Data for DARPA’s XDATA project. Read the news release 'XDATA Tackles the Big Data Challenge'

NASA Issues 2014 Call for Advanced Technology Concepts
NASA is looking for visionary concepts that have the potential to enable new missions or significantly improve current approaches to achieve aerospace objectives. Read the news release 'NASA Issues 2014 Call for Advanced Technology Concepts'

Study Finds Climate Link to Atmospheric-River Storms
A NASA-led study of "atmospheric river" storms and global climate patterns may help predict winter snowfall and spring flooding in California's Sierra Nevadas. Read the news release 'Study Finds Climate Link to Atmospheric-River Storms'

Recent Field Experiments Promote Technologies to Characterize Natural Gas Emissions
JPL has partnered with the Department of Energy (DOE), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the Chevron Corporation in a recent field experiment that demonstrated advanced technologies for measuring methane emissions. Read the news release 'Recent Field Experiments Promote Technologies to Characterize Natural Gas Emissions'

Managing the Deluge of 'Big Data' From Space
As the flow of large and complex data streams from space increases, so do strategies to handle the deluge. Read the news release 'Managing the Deluge of 'Big Data' From Space'

Science Benefits From Diverse Landing Area of NASA Mars Rover
NASA's Curiosity rover is revealing a great deal about Mars, from long-ago processes in its interior to the current interaction between the Martian surface and atmosphere. Read the news release 'Science Benefits From Diverse Landing Area of NASA Mars Rover'

NASA, Homeland Security Test Disaster Recovery Tool
NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are collaborating on a portable radar device to detect victims trapped in large piles of rubble after a disaster. Read the news release 'NASA, Homeland Security Test Disaster Recovery Tool'

New Technology Can Detect Heartbeats in Rubble
New technology may allow victims trapped in piles of rubble to be rescued more quickly. Read the news release 'New Technology Can Detect Heartbeats in Rubble'

2013 JPL Outstanding Postdoctoral Research Awards
Winners of the annual 2013 Postdoc Research Day gave seminars on their research and were presented with plaques to commemorate the event. Read the news release '2013 JPL Outstanding Postdoctoral Research Awards'

NASA Study Eyes Soot's Role in 1800s Glacier Retreat
A NASA-led team of scientist-sleuths has uncovered strong evidence for the culprit in a 150-year-old 'cold' case involving the abrupt retreat of mountain glaciers in the European Alps. Read the news release 'NASA Study Eyes Soot's Role in 1800s Glacier Retreat'

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