NASA’s Use of HoloLens Puts St. Louis Scientist on Mars with Curiosity Rover

If anyone sees Raymond E. Arvidson, PhD, walking the halls of Washington University wearing Microsoft HoloLens, then he’s not entirely walking on Earth. HoloLens combined with OnSight, a software tool developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in collaboration with Microsoft, allows Arvidson to be absorbed in the Martian landscape conducting field research. Arvidson may actually be walking on university flooring, but the software is allowing him to virtually walk on Mars with NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity. In his role as Curiosity Surface Properties Scientist, Arvidson is planning Curiosity’s next move.

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NASA’s Use of HoloLens Puts St. Louis Scientist on Mars with Curiosity Rover

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The World's Largest 3D Printed Object for 777X Airplane at Boeing

The 777X wing trim and drill tool is now the world’s “largest solid 3-D printed item,” certified by Guinness World Records

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Video Game Technology Helping Physical Therapy Patients & Athletes at Mizzou Lab

Mizzou researchers are using the depth camera associated with video game systems to help physical therapy patients and athletes.

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New Software for Drug Companies to Make Drugs Cheaper, Faster and Better

New software will provide pharmaceutical companies the ability to develop drugs cheaper, faster and better by improving calculations of drug-target binding.

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Scopio Finds Images on Social Media, Letting Users Get Paid for Their Photos

A company with roots in St.Louis is finding ways to sift through social media to find marketable photos. From there, they put brands and photographers together.

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New Method of Protection Against Pneumococcal Pneumonia

VaxNewMo has engineered E. coli to manufacture pneumococcal conjugate vaccines.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am