Science Nation - Virtual Reality Maps

submitted by: nsf
- Rebuilding the world one pixel at a time - Who says Rome wasn't built in a day? With the muscle of about 500 computers and 150,000 still images, Steve Seitz, a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington's Seattle campus, and his colleagues have reconstructed many of Rome's famous landmarks in just 21 hours. For more Science Nation, visit:

Science Nation - Geo-Immersion

submitted by: nsf
Imagine a virtual computer simulation that reflects the world around you in real-time. Before you ever leave your home, a wealth of images and information about the world around you is at your finger-tips. Facial recognition might give information about the location of your friends, or maybe you want the latest scoop about the specials at local restaurants, or the real time locations and estimated arrival and departures of commuter trains. According to the Integrated Media Systems Center...

Common Musculoskeletal Tumors of Childhood and Adolescence

submitted by: WentzMR

Dr. Carola Arndt, a pediatric hematologist from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the May 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and reviews the diagnosis, prognosis, staging, multidisciplinary therapy, new directions in therapy,
and long-term complications of treatment for common childhood tumors. Available at:

Isolation of banana genes involved in the developmental control of banana ripening

submitted by: UP Los Baños

A report on the project done to isolate and sequence fruit-specific MADS-box genes from banana and isolate the genomic DNA region encoding for identified MADS-box genes and to characterize the promoter region.

Crop Science Cluster
College of Agriculture
University of the Philippines Los Baños

How to Use the Sprint Coverage Map

submitted by: MoreMobile

Video: How to use the Sprint coverage map to see how the service will be in your area or an area that you are visiting

Talk by Hal Pashler

submitted by: dougramsey

Hal Pashler talks about the correlation between the time periods elapsed between review of information (study gaps) and the time frame for retaining that information, as well as the implications of this study in education.