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New research helps simulate reality

Adrien Treuille, asssistant professor in the computer science department, and his group have devised a method to make physical simulations in real time on laptops and other commodity devices.

Health Talk: Werewolf syndrome

Hypertrichosis, popularly known as the werewolf syndrome, causes patients to grow unnatural amounts of hair.

How Things Work: Fire art

Learn how artists manage to accomplish feats like walking over fire and breathing fire.

Sci/Tech briefs

Recent research suggests that having a low mosquito population causes the mosquitoes to be larger and more deadly.

Health line

Brazil tops the world in the number of swine flu deaths, with 557 deaths due to the flu.

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