Theresa Steinmeyer

Deadly Euphoria

For opioid addicts, it’s all too tempting to give the drug one more try. A heroin euphoria—temporary warmth, dulled senses, painlessness—slips away after 10 or 15 minutes, abandoning the addict to several days of withdrawal symptoms that could fade with the easy pleasure of one more dose.

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Strata Rethinks the Barcode

Yale Professor Wenjun Hu is working to develop Strata, a method for encoding barcodes much like QR codes, but with greater flexibility for observers without ideal viewing conditions.

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Art Thou Shakespeare?

Electrical engineer Amit Roy-Chowdhury has teamed up with art historian Conrad Rudolf to identify unknown portrait subjects.

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