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All In The News tagged "The Verge"

Scientists Try To Fix Flat Maps With New Double-Sided Projections

David Goldberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in Feb. 18 The Verge article about a new world map he helped to design. The map is a two-sided, flat disk that minimizes map distortions, making it more similar to a globe than other flat maps.

Ill-Fitting Gear Puts Female Firefighters at Risk, but That’s Changing

Jennifer Taylor, PhD, director of the Center for Firefighter Injury Research and Safety Trends, was quoted in a Feb. 21 story from The Verge on recent efforts to improve gear for female firefighters.

Why Companies Want to Mine the Secrets in Your Voice

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, associate professor and associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 14 The Verge story about real-time voice analysis and potential discriminatory outcomes of technology.

Supercapacitors Power the Note 9 Stylus — But Are They Ready to Replace Batteries?

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Aug. 17 story on The Verge about Samsung using supercapacitor technology to power the stylus on its new Galaxy Note 9. Las Vegas News online also excerpted the story in a post about the Note 9.

States Move to Protect their Immigration Data from the Trump Administration

Anil Kalhan, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law was quoted in Feb. 2 stories on The Verge and Government Technology about the Trump administration’s immigration ban. He was also interviewed on The Constitution Center's "Constitution Daily" podcast about the legality of the ban.