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Keepon: The Dancing Robot

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

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 in the Mars Scout Program.

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

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 study emergent diseases.

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On the Road to a Quantum Computer

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 at greater distances.

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Particle Accelerators: Accelerating Our Knowledge of Fundamental Units of Matter

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?

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

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 insistent voice.

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Sonic Golf: A Stroke of Genius

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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