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02.05.16
Audio software can make phone calls more intelligible
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Audio software can make phone calls more intelligible

It can even adjust loudspeaker announcements at train stations.

By M. Moon,   02.05.16
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01.25.16
'Sound wave tweezers' can move cells around for 3D bioprinting
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'Sound wave tweezers' can move cells around for 3D bioprinting

They could lead to viable tissue implants.

By M. Moon,   01.25.16
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01.20.16
Facebook is opening an Oculus research office in Pittsburgh
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Facebook is opening an Oculus research office in Pittsburgh

The city is becoming a tech hot spot thanks to Carnegie Mellon University.

By S. Dent,   01.20.16
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12.31.15
Advanced sensors could use rubberized laser beams
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Advanced sensors could use rubberized laser beams

When stretched, elastic LCDs can generate a highly-tunable laser.

By S. Dent,   12.31.15
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12.11.15
Racial discrimination skews Airbnb rentals, study claims
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Racial discrimination skews Airbnb rentals, study claims

Guests with African-American sounding names are 16-percent less likely to get a room

By S. Buckley,   12.11.15
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12.11.15
MIT created the smart home app of the future
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MIT created the smart home app of the future

What if you could connect and control any object with your phone?

By B. Steele,   12.11.15
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12.04.15
BBC experiments with video personalized to every viewer
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BBC experiments with video personalized to every viewer

From the narrative to the color grading and score.

By J. Rigg,   12.04.15
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