"Visualization of a Stampede: On Rendering Vertex Buffer Objects with CGLX" by Madhu Srinivasan

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Dr. Madhu Srinivasan discussing his visualization of a stampede. KAUST sonification engineers have developed and will continue working on an audio project that utilizes this type of media.

Biogeoscientist - Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

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What's it really like to be an engineer or a scientist? What do they really do all day? You're about to find out! Meet the next generation of engineers and scientists in these profiles of young professionals, who may just inspire you to join them. For Britt Stephens, a day at the office might be 45,000 feet above sea level! Find out what it's like to be a biogeoscientist.

Marine Biologist

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What's it really like to be an engineer or a scientist? What do they really do all day? You're about to find out! Meet the next generation of engineers and scientists in these profiles of young professionals, who may just inspire you to join them. Ayana Johnson fell in love with the ocean the moment she laid eyes on a coral reef at age five. Find out what it's like to be a marine biologist.

Science Nation - Cooperative Robots

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Learning a language can be difficult for some, but for babies it seems quite easy. With support from the National Science Foundation, linguist Jeffrey Heinz and mechanical engineer Bert Tanner have taken some cues from the way humans learn to put words and thoughts together, and are teaching language to robots. This innovative collaboration began a few years ago at a meeting at the University of Delaware. One goal for this project is to design cooperative robots that can operate autonomously...

Science Nation - Lab in a Can

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Monitoring water quality is vital to make sure dangerous bacteria doesn't creep into our drinking water or overcome sewage treatment plants. With support from the National Science Foundation, engineers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute have developed the Environment Sample Processor (ESP), a "DNA lab in a can." The size of a trash can, it can be placed in the open ocean or at water treatment facilities to identify potentially harmful bacteria, algae, larvae and other...

Athlete of the Future

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JPL engineers built a futuristic robot that may one day go to the moon.
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