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Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal (CURJ) : April 2001, vol. 1, no. 1

Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal (CURJ) : April 2001, vol. 1, no. 1. Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal 1 :1 (2001). Issued by: Caltech Student-Faculty Programs. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechCampusPubs:20151106-144040274

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Table of Contents

COMPUTER GESTURE RECOGNITION: USING THE CONSTELLATION METHOD by Dinkhar Gupta - p. 26
If machines could respond to our actions, they would truly be at our beck and call. A new algorithm brings computers closer to recognizing commands through our hand movements.

Reviews

TISSUE ENGINEERING by Al Valdivia - p. 6
Regenerating skin, growing new organs-molecular and cellular biology promise surprising advances in medical science.

CONSCIOUSNESS, MEET NEUROSCIENCE by Florian Merkle - p. 12
What about consciousness? Old questions and new approaches in the farthest frontier of neuroscience.

Research

EVOLVING ENZYMES FASTER by Yingbing Wang - p. 32
Enzyme engineering leverages evolution to rapidly breed perfect enzymes. A new DNA cloning technique makes this process even faster than before.

THE BASIS OF ACIDITY by Paul J . Choi - p. 36
Just how much can structure and solvent affect acidity? Nuclear Magnetic Resonance points to an answer.

THE AGING ENIGMA: CONSULTING THE FLY by Annemarie Selaya - p. 42
Why do we age? The secret may lie within the muscles of the tiny fruit fly.

CRYSTALS GROW QUICKER IN E-FIELDS by Molly Swanson - p. 48
Watching iodine crystals grow in electric fields confirms a new theory on crystallization.

Finis

GRAY MATTER by Bryan Norton - p. 54.

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Additional Information:"Premiere Issue." Published by the Caltech Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Office October 19, 1996. Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal (CURJ) is Caltech's award-winning undergraduate research journal, dedicated to highlighting the accomplishments of the numerous undergraduates conducting research at Caltech during the SURF program and throughout the academic year.
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