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How We Localize Surround Sound

You're walking down a busy street, with cars and buses driving past and bits of conversations reaching your ears, when you hear someone call your name. You turn about 60 degrees to your left and look up to the second floor ...

dateJan 09, 2008 in Other feature
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Study maps network of 7 million cell phone users

Scientists have constructed a map of a societal communication network based on the mobile phone usage of 7 million individuals during a span of 18 weeks. As the first study to have access to a large amount of direct data ...

dateMay 14, 2007 in Other feature
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Mathematicians solve E8 structure (Update)

A transatlantic team of number-crunchers announced they had built a theoretical structure in 248 dimensions, resolving a 120-year puzzle that could be used to test theories about the structure of the cosmos.

dateMar 19, 2007 in Mathematics
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Can expert reasoning be taught?

In addition to mastering a large body of knowledge, successful researchers must acquire a host of high-level cognitive skills: critical thinking, "framing" a problem, ongoing evaluation of the solution as it progresses, and ...

dateFeb 09, 2007 in Other feature
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