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Electronic ‘Skin’ Monitors Brain, Heart Activity

The skin-like circuit could be used to take vital signs or control computer games.

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Nanoscale Radio Shows Carbon Electronics Potential

In this segment, Ira talks with researcher John Rogers about the possibilities of electronics based on carbon nanotubes.

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Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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