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Recovery Methods of Endangered Plant Species

Written by Margaret Wei Recovery is the process of restoring threatened species to a point in which they no longer qualify under the protection of the Endangered Species Act. Due to the yearly increase in the number of endangered species, habitat restoration rose to priority

Device Harvests Energy from Body Heat

Written By: Kaylee Zhou An associate professor from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at CU Boulder, Jianliang Xiao, along with his coworkers have produced a new device that can convert the body’s natural heat into electricity. The group of researchers described the device as “stretchy

Teaching Artificial Intelligence to Play Piano

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is often used to recognize objects in photos or videos. Neural networks, a data-processing algorithm, are able to mimic the human brain’s process of thinking in order to distinguish objects in a frame. Neural networks are trained using a set of images

The Spread of Microplastics

Written by: Erin Yoo The world has gone plastic. By 2050, experts predict that 12 billion metric tons of plastic will have been thrown away. After all, from 1950 to 2015, over 6 billion tons of plastic have been produced, of which about 80% currently

NASA’s Perseverance Mission on Mars

Written by: Gloria Wang On February 18th, NASA’s Perseverance rover made its touchdown inside Jezero Crater on Mars. Millions of eyes were glued to the livestream as people waited in anticipation for the rover to land. As part of the Mars Exploration Program, the Mars