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Professor provides health care to displaced Rohingya refugees

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Every day, Ruhul Abid checks the height, weight, blood pressure, blood glucose and hemoglobin levels of around 300 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.

University researchers study effects of repeated stress on metals

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University researchers study effects of repeated stress on metals

November 16, 2017 0 comments

A recent University study published in Nature explored ways to prevent one of the most pertinent issues in engineering: material fatigue.

U. researchers create new method for detecting dark matter

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U. researchers create new method for detecting dark matter

November 14, 2017 0 comments

Dark matter — a form of elusive mass theorized to make up a majority of the matter in the universe — has thus far gone undetected.

Face recognition manifests early in infancy, according to U. research

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Face recognition manifests early in infancy, according to U. research

November 9, 2017 0 comments

University researchers analyzed object and facial recognition in six- and ten-month-old infants for a study published in Developmental Science.

One of Hasbro’s priorities was making the toy pets look and act as realistic as possible, including tapered whiskers, purring and randomized responses to petting. The animatronics currently sell for around $100.

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University professors, Hasbro Inc. to collaborate on creating robotic pets

November 9, 2017 0 comments

Hasbro will be collaborating with the University’s Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative to advance realistic robotic pet assistants for the elderly.

Researchers achieve greater control over light coherence

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Researchers achieve greater control over light coherence

November 8, 2017 0 comments

University researchers recently demonstrated a method to significantly modify the spatial coherence of light.

A study conducted by Mary Carskadon, director of the Sleep for Science Research Lab, examined the olfactory sensitivity of 37 adolescents.

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Circadian rhythms linked to smell sensitivity

November 7, 2017 0 comments

A recent University study has linked olfactory sensitivity — or one’s ability to smell — to circadian rhythm.

University struggles to keep up as AI industry booms

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University struggles to keep up as AI industry booms

November 7, 2017 0 comments

In recent years, the field of artificial intelligence has exploded, enabling leaps in computer image recognition, speech translation, robotic movement.

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U. members help build autism therapy program

November 2, 2017 0 comments

So long as it receives sufficient funding, the program will start this February and run for 12 weeks.

High-speed cameras record a water droplet landing on a fluid surface — an example of the types of experiments in the Harris Lab that promote greater scientific understanding through visualization.

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New engineering lab studies physical characteristics of fluids

November 1, 2017 0 comments

Set to move into its new space in the Engineering Research Center building next spring, the Harris Lab is the latest addition to the School of Engineering.