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  • Brain Cells' Long Migration

    A real-time video of neurons navigating the brain using blood vessels as paths. Neurons are labeled in green, and the blood vessels in red.

  • Mapping Disasters in 3-D

    A demonstration of a software program called RubbleViewer that maps rubble in disaster-rescue situations and builds a 3-D map that rescue personnel can navigate and annotate.

  • A Disappearing Heart Stent

    A bioabsorbable drug-eluting stent developed by Abbott treats coronary artery disease and is absorbed into the walls of treated arteries within two years. It leaves behind blood vessels that appeared to move and function similar to normal arteries.

  • A Better, Cheaper Multitouch Interface

    In this video, the researchers demonstrate a few applications that could be incorporated with their pressure-sensitive touch pad, dubbed the UnMousePad. The researchers connect the pad to a computer and display to create a map of the intensity and location of pressure points. The pad can also be used to draw with fingers, write with a stylus, sculpt virtual globes, and control electronic musical equipment.

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