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May. 24, 2013

Tackling New Tech in the Golden Years

How, and why, have some older people overcome the challenges of learning new technology?

aging, senior citizens, technology, computers, mobile devices, online, robots

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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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