July/August 2014

Scientific Discoveries and Technological Inventions: Their Relativistic History Effect

Author(s): Pedro D. Arini, Jorge Bianchi, Max Valentinuzzi
Scientific Discoveries and Technological Inventions: Their Relativistic History Effect 150 150 IEEE Pulse

In the theory of relativity (TR), time dilation is a difference of elapsed time between two events as measured by observers either moving relative to each other or differently situated from gravitational…

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Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

Author(s): Michael S. Roberts
Of Mice and Men 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Long-duration spaceflight has deleterious effects on organisms adapted to life in Earth’s gravity. For humans, some of these effects are relatively minor, rapidly resolved, and well understood. For example, going from Earth…

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IEEE EMBS International Student Conference Series

Author(s): Cristian A. Linte, Christopher J. James
IEEE EMBS International Student Conference Series 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Linking together undergraduate biomedical engineering students, recent graduates seeking employment, established members in their early career, senior members with technical expertise, and lifelong members contributing to the mentorship of the…

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Houston, We Have a Problem

Houston, We Have a Problem

Author(s): Austin Jordan
Houston, We Have a Problem 618 372 IEEE Pulse

As the global economic landscape evolves, the need for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers will increase substantially over the next decade, yet the disappointing reality of the U.S. education system…

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Designing Science Presentations: A Visual Guide to Figures, Papers, Slides, Posters, and More

Author(s): Paul King
Designing Science Presentations: A Visual Guide to Figures, Papers, Slides, Posters, and More 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Matt Carter, Academic Press, ISBN: 978-0-12-38569-3. xxi + 360 pages, US$49.95. This text consists of 27 chapters in six subsections and includes four appendixes. Each chapter begins with an introduction to the material…

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The Promise of Nanopore Technology

The Promise of Nanopore Technology

Author(s): Jacob Rosenstein
The Promise of Nanopore Technology 618 372 IEEE Pulse

For those following DNA sequencing trends closely, nanopores have been something of a buzzword for a number of years, representing a theoretical platform for fast, cheap, and ubiquitous DNA sequencing. Nanopore sequencing is now becoming…

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

Author(s): Nan Li, Peng Miao
Let There Be Light 618 372 IEEE Pulse

The nervous system of the human brain consists of diverse types of neurons that are interconnected. The enormous number and heterogeneity of neurons and their connections has made understanding the…

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