July/August 2016

Steering Organoids Toward Discovery

Steering Organoids Toward Discovery

Author(s): Michele Solis
Steering Organoids Toward Discovery 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Since the 1980s, stem cells’ shape-shifting abilities have wowed scientists. With proper handling, a few growth factors, and some time, stem cells can be cooked up into specific cell types,…

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Co-Ops and Capstone Design: Are They Interchangeable?

Author(s): Jay Goldberg
Co-Ops and Capstone Design: Are They Interchangeable? 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Many engineering schools in the United States provide opportunities for their undergraduate students to gain practical, real-world experience in their chosen disciplines. Cooperative education is a structured method of combining…

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Student Management Teams

Author(s): Art Johnson
Student Management Teams 150 150 IEEE Pulse

It may seem like letting the fox in to guard the henhouse when students are asked to help with the way a class is taught, but it can be valuable…

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Deconvolution

Author(s): Sergio A. Gonzales, Max Valentinuzzi, Pedro D. Arini
Deconvolution 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Mathematics does not really exist, for it is a creation of the Human Mind, and, in that respect, it approaches a Supreme Idea, as some kind of Divine Enlightenment. The…

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Electrical Stimulation: A Panacea for Disease?

Electrical Stimulation: A Panacea for Disease?

Author(s): Kristina Grifantini
Electrical Stimulation: A Panacea for Disease? 618 372 IEEE Pulse

It seems simple: send a small electrical current to a major nerve in the body and stimulate hormones and organs to react in the way you want. New efforts by…

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Opening New Worlds for Those With Autism

Opening New Worlds for Those With Autism

Author(s): David L. Chandler
Opening New Worlds for Those With Autism 618 372 IEEE Pulse

In April 2016, in honor of Autism Acceptance Month, Apple released a video that quickly went viral, racking up more than 4 million views in its first few days. It…

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An Overview of In Vivo Macroscopic Imaging

Author(s): Paul King
An Overview of In Vivo Macroscopic Imaging 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Essentials of In Vivo Biomedical Imaging Edited by S. Cherry, R. Badawi, and J Qi, CRC Press, 2015. ISBN: 13 978-1- 4398-9874-1 (book and e-book), xvi + 272 pages, US$89.96.…

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