University of Miami

Controlling magnetism with an electric field

There is a big effort in industry to produce electrical devices with more and faster memory and logic. Magnetic memory elements, such as in a hard drive, and in the future in what is called MRAM (magnetic random access memory), ...

Feb 18, 2014
5 / 5 (6) 0

The power of packaging in consumer choices

When it comes to deciding what food to eat, one might expect that people's choices will be driven by past experience and personal preference, but how does the general appearance of the package impact buying ...

Jan 07, 2014
4.2 / 5 (6) 1 | with audio podcast

You can't do the math without the words

Most people learn to count when they are children. Yet surprisingly, not all languages have words for numbers. A recent study published in the journal of Cognitive Science shows that a few tongues lack number words and as ...

Feb 21, 2012
4.7 / 5 (12) 37 | with audio podcast