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    Earlier this year, Stephen Hawking, who has relied on the same computerized system to communicate for more than 20 years, received a much-needed upgrade. The system, which allowed Hawking to translate text into speech via a sensor on his cheek, had become prohibitively slow as the physicist’s progressing ALS left him with weakened control of […]

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    People’s social net­works can be quite exten­sive, often bigger than they realize. So Brooke Fou­cault Welles, an assis­tant pro­fessor of com­mu­ni­ca­tion studies in the Col­lege of Arts, Media and Design, says it’s not sur­prising that past research indi­cates people can’t always recall everyone in their net­work and every­thing they know about them. For her part, Fou­cault […]

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      Julia Ebert, S’15, has won a Mar­shall Schol­ar­ship to pursue a one-​​year master’s of research in bio­engi­neering at Impe­rial Col­lege London starting in the fall. Founded by the British gov­ern­ment in 1953 to com­mem­o­rate the Mar­shall Plan, the post­grad­uate schol­ar­ship allows up to 40 intel­lec­tu­ally dis­tin­guished Amer­ican stu­dents to study in the United Kingdom each year. Ebert is […]