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NASA goes infrared on powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani
2:15pm, 2nd May, 2019

NASA goes infrared on powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Aqua satellite focused an infrared eye on a very powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani as it approached landfall in northeastern India. Fani is a powerful Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wi...
Software Sniffs Out Rat Squeaks
6:32am, 2nd May, 2019

Software Sniffs Out Rat Squeaks

Algorithms learned to sift ultrasonic rat squeaks from other noise, which could help researchers who study rodents’ emotional states. Lucy Huang reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Diagnosing urban air pollution exposure with new precision
10:07am, 1st May, 2019

Diagnosing urban air pollution exposure with new precision

(NYU Tandon School of Engineering) A new review of studies on levels of urban exposure to airborne pollutants and their effects on human health suggests that advanced instrumentation and information technology will soon allow researchers and policyma...