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March 31, 2017
An unexpected call led one scientist to develop an easy way of tracking the animal that endangers more humans than any other.
March 29, 2017
Motivated by a love for science and a desire to encourage more evidence-based thinking, Heidi Arjes creates science-themed knitting designs. For the April 22 March for Science, she’s come up with a special project: the resistor hat.
March 24, 2017
"With a few relatively inexpensive parts, a little training and some imagination, students can create their own liquid-handling robots and then run experiments on it."
March 22, 2017
Advances in brain imaging and other technology have yielded a slew of metrics for measuring head impacts. The Holy Grail is to translate these data into biomarkers for diagnosing and preventing concussions, says Gerald Grant, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Stanford. To that end, researchers are racing to develop sensor systems that measure the forces the head sustains during an impact — with Camarillo among those in the lead.
March 16, 2017
For decades, researchers have worked to find and create more direct connections between the human brain and computers. New groundbreaking technology may now help improve the lives of people who are paralyzed or experience severe limb weakness due to illness such as ALS.