Katherine Isbister

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Can Gaming Make Us More Social?

NYU's Katherine Isbister imagines a future where technology connects us to other people, not avatars.

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Kinect Technology

Microsoft's new gaming interface tracks your body's movements, without handheld controllers.

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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