Junior Tabeen Hossain of Houston researched the cultural aspects of environmental sustainability in Berlin and Rotterdam via a Kleinman Center for Energy Policy grant.
Known as a bicontinuous interfacially jammed emulsion gel, or bijel, this new type of emulsion is eyed as a kind of liquid conveyor belt for continuous chemical reactions.
One of the National Science Foundation’s flagship research initiatives, DeepSpec aims to develop a better, more comprehensive way of approaching software design that will help eliminate bugs and vulnerabilities before they endanger users or become targets for hackers.
PIK Professor Robert Ghrist of Arts & Sciences and Engineering brings the complex field of algebraic topology to a level nearly anyone can understand.
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Hermann Pferfferkorn of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “But, most of the time, there isn’t very much — the coal is usually only found in certain areas, and the amounts that do exist do not compare to the huge quantities formed in the Carboniferous and Cenozoic.”
Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about mass surveillance and citizens’ right to privacy.
Samuel Preston of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for co-authoring a study about obesity and morality.
Robert Kurzban of the School of Arts & Sciences joins a conversation about hypocrisy.
Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the soft-side of psychology.