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Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right from Wrong

Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right from Wrong

Deepa Chari May 1, 2010 0

Can we as a species deal with the effects of decisions that are not our own

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Clean Car Wars

Clean Car Wars

Sophie Liu April 24, 2010 0

In Clean Car Wars: How Honda and Toyota are Winning the Battle of the Eco-Friendly Autos (2008), Yozo Hasegawa provides a compelling overview of the current landscape of the automotive industry and how that

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Keepon: The Dancing Robot

Keepon: The Dancing Robot

Nabeem Hashem February 25, 2010 1

The yellow robot Keepon, which became an Internet sensation in 2007, was developed by Hideki Kozima and Marek Michalowski to study the development of social intelligence in young children

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All Eyes on Mars: The Mars Scout Program and the History of Water on the Red Planet

All Eyes on Mars: The Mars Scout Program and the History of Water on the Red Planet

Chidi Akusobi October 25, 2009 0

On August 4, 2007, NASA launched the spacecraft Phoenix on an expedition to “follow the water.” Though Phoenix was declared dead in November 2009, it is set to be followed by two other craft

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Raising the Bar for Combating Biological Threats: Yale’s Level 3 Biosafety Laboratory

Raising the Bar for Combating Biological Threats: Yale’s Level 3 Biosafety Laboratory

Gennifer Tsoi October 25, 2009 0

This year, a new Level 3 biosafety labora­tory (BSL-3) opened at the Yale School of Public Health, with more advanced technology and increased research space that gives Yale researchers the resources they need to

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On the Road to a Quantum Computer

On the Road to a Quantum Computer

Ben Deen February 26, 2009 0

A collaboration led by Yale professors Rob Schoelkopf, Michel Devoret, and Steven Girvin is developing a method of communication between qubits, a "quantum bus," which could be extended to systems involving more qubits working

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Particle Accelerators: Accelerating Our Knowledge of Fundamental Units of Matter

Particle Accelerators: Accelerating Our Knowledge of Fundamental Units of Matter

Brian De February 26, 2009 0

Particle accelerators allow scientists to give small-massed particles, such as protons and electrons, a substantial amount of kinetic energy to collide with targets in order to study subatomic particles

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Everyday Q&A: How does mobile Internet work?

Sally Tan February 26, 2009 0

The invention of mobile internet brings the capabilities of web browsing to people anywhere by connecting mobile devices to existing cellular networks via a Global Systems for Mobile Communication (GSM) network

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The Salesman

The Salesman

Alena Gribskov December 27, 2008 0

Seira sagged against the restraints of the pilot’s chair, sucking air into laboring lungs. Her earpiece had been dislodged in the crash. It blinked an angry red and she could faintly hear a woman’s

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Sonic Golf: A Stroke of Genius

Brent Muller November 22, 2008 0

Professor of Applied Physics and Physics Robert D. Grober has recently combined his passion for golf and his professional expertise to produce a real-time audio biofeedback device for golfers

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