Archive: 08/13/2008

Scientists to study synthetic telepathy

A team of UC Irvine scientists has been awarded a $4 million grant from the U.S. Army Research Office to study the neuroscientific and signal-processing foundations of synthetic telepathy.

Aug 13, 2008
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Researchers find MSG use linked to obesity

People who use monosodium glutamate, or MSG, as a flavor enhancer in their food are more likely than people who don't use it to be overweight or obese even though they have the same amount of physical activity and total calorie ...

Aug 13, 2008
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Turning Waste Material into Ethanol

( -- Say the word “biofuels” and most people think of grain ethanol and biodiesel. But there’s another, older technology called gasification that’s getting a new look from researchers ...

Aug 13, 2008
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Hollywood Hair is Captured at Last

( -- UC San Diego computer scientists presented a new method this week for accurately capturing the shape and appearance of a person’s hairstyle for use in animated films and video games.

Aug 13, 2008
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Study finds not all hearing aids are created equal

Consumers with hearing loss might think they are saving significantly more by purchasing over- the-counter hearing aids, but they most likely will be disappointed – or could be taking risks – when purchasing such aids, ...

Aug 13, 2008
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