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Pathways To Stem

Click for a full size image   Pathways To Stem By Paul Gabrielsen, senior science writer, University Marketing and Communications For the six years of her son’s short life, Cristin Dixon learned everything she could about neurodegenerative brain disorders, hoping ...

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Origami anything

Researchers have created a universal algorithm for folding origami shapes that guarantees a minimum number of seams. Image: Christine Daniloff/MIT Click for a full size image   Origami anything New algorithm generates practical paper-folding patterns to produce any 3-D structure. ...

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General ways to improve sleep

  General ways to improve sleep Many things can interfere with sleep, ranging from anxiety to an unusual work schedule. People who have difficulty sleeping often discover that their daily routine holds the key to nighttime woes. First-line strategies Before ...

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Here’s What Oppressive Heat Does to You

Click for a full size image   Here’s What Oppressive Heat Does to You Dehydration and electrolyte imbalance can be the byproducts of overheating, according to Dr. Jaiva Larsen of Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. By Robin Tricoles How ...

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A.I. Will Prepare Robots for the Unknown

Click for a full size image NASA Satellite Observes Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull Volcano in Infrared On Sat., April 17, 2010, the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) instrument onboard NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) spacecraft obtained this false-color infrared image of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano ...

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Measuring biological dust in the wind

Graduate student Maria Zawadowicz is researching the interrelationship of particulate matter and cloud formation in the Cziczo Lab. Photo: Kent Dayton Click for a full size image   Measuring biological dust in the wind A technique developed in the Cziczo ...

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Developing Landing Tech for Space

A rocket flying several landing technologies was recently flown in the Mojave Desert. These flight tests, coordinated by NASA, are helping to develop technology for precise landings in uneven terrain. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech. Click for a full size image   ...

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New technique makes brain scans better

Researchers at MIT and other institutions have devised a way to boost the quality of low-resolution patient MRI scans so they can be used for large-scale studies. Images produced by their algorithm, shown in the center column, are much closer ...

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