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December 30, 2013
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New data compression method reduces big-data bottleneck; outperforms, enhances JPEG

New discovery is rooted in physics and the arts In creating an entirely new way to compress data, a team of researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has drawn inspiration from physics and the … Continue reading

August 17, 2013
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JPL, Masten Testing New Precision Landing Software

A year after NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity’s landed on Mars, engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., are testing a sophisticated flight-control algorithm that could allow for even more precise, pinpoint landings of future Martian spacecraft. Flight testing … Continue reading

August 3, 2013
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CU-Boulder team develops new water splitting technique that could produce hydrogen

A University of Colorado Boulder team has developed a radically new technique that uses the power of sunlight to efficiently split water into its components of hydrogen and oxygen, paving the way for the broad use of hydrogen as a … Continue reading

September 30, 2012
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New Fish Species Offers Literal Take on ‘Hooking Up’

Fishing hooks aren’t the only hooks found in east-central Mexican waters. A new species of freshwater fish described by a North Carolina State University researcher has several interesting – and perhaps cringe-inducing – characteristics, including a series of four hooks … Continue reading