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Spotlight: Data is life

Take a multimedia trip to the Amazon and meet the researchers who are working to understand how the future of the rainforest could affect us all.| Short Read

A small group of university researchers is working to decipher the secrets of the Amazon rainforest as it undergoes drastic change due to climate change and deforestation.

Take an interactive multimedia deep dive into the collaborative research that could provide a window into the Earth’s climate future.

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    Valeriy Ivanov

    Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

A robotic, prosthetic leg

Space motor helps make robotic prosthetic leg more comfortable and extends battery life

Getting rid of some gears enabled a free-swinging knee, regenerative braking and brought the noise level down from vacuum cleaner to fridge. | Short Read