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Twelve years ago, four Clemson faculty members got together and decided to create some new materials. They didn’t set out to start a business, hire a work force, or establish a brand.
“We thought about the obesity problem,” Muth says. “They have pedometers to track steps. What if we had something to track bites?”
The team’s patented technology builds a background model that adapts to changing light and weather conditions and tracks vehicles over time by comparing their appearance in successive frames.
Over the past two decades, more than seventeen spin-off companies have licensed Clemson University technologies, and many of these companies have been established near Clemson.
It is difficult enough to engineer a matrix populated with stem cells, and use it to replace a body part.
In a way, a bioreactor is a kind of test kitchen for tissues designed to help people heal.
So far, stroke is catastrophic. It torches a part of the brain, kills the tissue, and leaves nothing but a gap, an empty hole.
Lots of research programs show promise, but not many are so promising that ten busy surgeons volunteer their time to contribute.
For today’s blockbusters, the real wizards work their magic behind the scenes, with computers.
Channeling a childhood love of dinosaurs, Richard Blob analyzes the movements of living animals to understand shifts in evolution and their consequences in the present.
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