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Feature Meng Yu

Using math to battle hearing loss

Doctoral student Meng Yu is using his academic skills to help the hearing-impaired. He is fine-tuning a set of mathematical computer instructions that pulls apart overlapping voices so a listener can hear each of them distinctly.

Alumni Tom Boellstorff

Anthropology in Second Life

Anthropology professor Tom Boellstorff explores Second Life and finds his fellow avatars eager to talk about their virtual world experiences.

Feature Mosquito

Squashing mosquito-borne disease

With a $10,000 award from the UCI Graduate Division, Thomas Gilbreath will study how land-use in Africa affects the mosquito population and spread of malaria. The fellowship supports students whose research could have significant public impact.

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