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Do Monkeys Enjoy Tchaikovsky?

This week’s blog post was written by guest blogger, Liz Ashforth. This time, Liz discovered research in the neuroscience field that sheds light on how different primate brains, including humans,… read more >>

Women technologists share the best – and the worst – career advice they’ve received 2

Headlines abound about how women are underrepresented in tech, as do recommendations to address the issue. But one of the best ways to increase the number of women pursuing STEM careers is for women… read more >>

Mind-controlled robot that works without brain implants

Mind-controlled robots have long been featured in science fiction, but thanks to new research in brain-computer interfaces (BCIs), they are no longer fiction.
BCIs are enabling thought-controlled…

AI predicts which ovarian cancer treatment is best for each patient 3

This week’s blog post was written by Liz Ashforth. The topic is a perfect fit since Liz has decades of experience with MATLAB and a background in biomedical engineering. The research discussed… read more >>

50 Years Later: New Technology is Fueling the New Lunar Race

Fifty years ago, man first stepped onto the moon. The effort to get Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the surface was as bold and innovative as the environment in outer space was inhospitable. It… read more >>

From Hologram to Reality, 3D Printing with Light

Today’s post is from guest blogger, Nicole Mosher. Nicole works on the technical articles team and sees many cutting-edge research projects in her role. This week, she’s sharing one of her recent… read more >>

Image processing helps solve the age-old mystery of “Why do zebras have stripes?” 1

Why are zebras striped? The hypotheses are many and varied. Do the stripes work as camouflage, temperature regulation, or a barcode so that individuals are distinguishable in a herd?
The most popular…

Robot quickly teaches itself to walk using reinforcement learning 10

A team of researchers from the University of Southern California’s Valero Lab built a relatively simple robotic limb that accomplished something simply amazing: The 3-tendon, 2-joint robotic leg… read more >>

Deep learning deciphers what rats are saying 10

For many years, researchers knew that rodents’ squeaks tell a lot about how the animals are feeling. Much like a wagging tail on a dog, certain vocalizations indicate the rodents are happy…. read more >>

Guess what neuroscientists found when they studied the brains of football fans

North American football is the most popular sport in the United States. While popular, it’s also undeniably one of the most violent. For years now, concussions have been a major concern for players…. read more >>

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