University of Illinois at Chicago

Movie audience wears 3D glasses. (AP Photo)

Future science: Using 3-D worlds to visualize data

CHICAGO (AP) — Take a walk through a human brain? Fly over the surface of Mars? Computer scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pushing science fiction closer to reality with a wraparound virtual world.

02/20/2013

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Alone, together: Snowed in, in the age of hashtags

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — The East Coast woke up under a blanket of snow this weekend and collectively documented the experience on social media. Facebook, Twitter and other technologies make it increasingly difficult to stay isolated — even if you’re stuck home alone.

02/11/2013