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Sensors developed to detect senior citizens at risk of falling

Based on a survey conducted by the College of Engineering, Pei Zhang and Hae Young Noh are developing active fall-prevention sensors that can detect when senior citizens are at risk of falling.

Magnetic resonance imaging generates detailed body scans using magnetic fields

This week's How Things Work discusses how magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses magnetic fields to build images of various parts of the body.

SciTech Briefs

This week's SciTech Briefs cover Viking settlements, Alzheimer's causes, the Zika virus, gravitational waves, King Tut's tomb, and homeostasis in rats.

Digitial data storage vulnerable to viral infiltration and theft

Student Pugwash is a non-advocacy, educational organization that discusses the implications of science. This article is a summary of last week's discussion on ransomware.

The nuances of intelligence: How programmed beliefs and disturbing rebellions shape AI bots

After her release on Twitter and her dramatic transformation, Microsoft's Tay calls into question the meaning of consciousness when developing artificial intelligence.

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