Behind the Headlines

MATLAB and Simulink behind today’s news and trends

Using meta-analysis to predict the outcome of next week’s election 2

Posted by Lisa Harvey,

You may have heard about the upcoming US election. There’s been a ‘bit’ of news coverage on the subject. Going back to the purpose of the “Behind the Headlines” blog, this post is to share the role MATLAB plays in an issue that drives today’s news: It’s hard to imagine a recent… read more >>

There’s an app for that! Using your smartphone to test for Anemia. 3

Posted by Lisa Harvey,

I’d be willing to bet that if you were asked to list ten uses for your smartphone, you probably wouldn’t include “medical device” in your answer. But as smartphones become increasingly capable, highly-portable computing platforms, researchers are looking to the computer in everyone’s pocket as a way to improve global… read more >>

Mission accomplished, now it’s time to crash?

Posted by Lisa Harvey,

Imagine traveling twelve years in pursuit of a comet that is streaking along at 24,600 miles per hour only to crash into the comet. Twelve years. 4.9 billion miles. Untold hours of science and engineering manpower invested in this project and it’s going to crash?… read more >>

#TBT: NASA’s 2001 technology

Posted by Lisa Harvey,

As we celebrate MATLAB Central’s 15th anniversary, many of the blog authors are taking a nostalgic stroll down memory lane. Since my blog launched a mere 6 months ago, that would be a mighty short trip for me!… read more >>

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