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Sound plays first note in visual recognition
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10/30/2000   Post a comment
Director Steven Hillyard's Event-Related Potentials Lab (ERPL) at the University of California at San Diego may have found the "pulse" of human attention.
Stress harnessed to smarten thin films
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10/18/2000   Post a comment
To extend the usefulness of very thin-film piezoelectric composites, which diminish in performance due to residual stresses among layers in ever-shrinking chips, University of Illinois researchers have devised a stress-management methodology that recovers that lost performance.
Biochip detects salmonella, E. coli in real-time
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10/17/2000   Post a comment
University of Rhode Island researchers have invented a technology that uses inexpensive fiber-optic probes to detect pathological bacteria in foods in real-time.
Haptics lab aims for good VR vibes
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10/2/2000   Post a comment
While most virtual-reality engineering focuses on accurately mimicking the visual elements of experience, Allison Okamura's new Haptic Exploration Lab at Johns Hopkins University focuses instead on the sensation of touch.


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