face recognition

What does your face reveal about you?

Facial recognition systems are typically used to identify or verify a person for security purposes. Now, researchers at the University of North Carolina Wilmington are using facial recognition technology as a diagnostic tool to determine health risks.

SciTech Now Episode 415

In this episode of SciTech Now, we discover the molecular basis for the glowworm’s bioluminescence; learn about the next generation of drones; using facial recognition technology as a diagnostic tool to determine health risk; and a new solar power facility in Tampa Bay.

I might have a superpower

At the risk of showing my age as well as publicly humiliating myself, I must confess that when I think about talent and what distinguishes it from skill, Harry Potter and his seemingly inborn command of Quidditch are what first spring to mind.  To clarify for those of you who may have lived under a […]