Behind the Headlines

MATLAB and Simulink behind today’s news and trends

Battling COVID-19 with disinfecting robots 1

COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has created a global lockdown, the likes of which hasn’t been seen in over a century. Responses in hot spots have varied from recommended social distancing to mandated self-isolation. While the public does its best to heed these directives, critical workers such… read more >>

What’s your MATLAB superpower? 2

During this time, when so much of what we see in the news is bleak, I’m taking a bit of advice from the New York Times columnist, Kevin Roose. In his article, “How to Stop Coronavirus ‘Doomsurfing’,” he offered tips on how to make the internet a less scary space…. read more >>

Top “Behind the Headlines” Posts of the Decade

Behind the Headlines was launched mid-decade to focus on highlighting the role of MATLAB and Simulink in today’s most visible news stories, and the scientists and engineers that made them happen. As we enter 2020, it’s natural to reflect on some of the top news stories of the decade. Many were devastating, from… read more >>

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, respond to music…. read more >>

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