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A professor explores the history of climate change in depth in his graduate-level Earth System Science class. To help students visualize events through the ages, he is using ChronoZoom, an open-source community project dedicated to visualizing the history of everything. Read more...
|Kinect Sign Language Translator expands communication possibilities|
Researchers in China have created a prototype system that uses Kinect technology to translate sign language into spoken language—and spoken language into sign language—in real time. Read more...
|Latin American Researchers Use Data to Raise Awareness, Protect Species|
Latin America contains a diverse cross-section of the world’s flora and fauna and is home to many endangered species. A new tool presents the opportunity for researchers and citizen scientists to help preservation efforts. Read more...
|Eco-Testing a Building Before It Is Even Built|
New civil engineering tools that take advantage of the power of cloud computing on Windows Azure have the potential to reduce the time and cost of energy-efficient building by allowing in-depth simulations of a building’s performance during the design phase. Read more...
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|ChronoZoom and zombies head to SXSWedu|