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Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal (CURJ) : April 2003, vol. 3, no. 1

Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal (CURJ) : April 2003, vol. 3, no. 1. Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal 3 :1 (2003). Issued by: Caltech Student-Faculty Programs. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechCampusPubs:20160831-133918415

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Table of Contents

A BRIGHT PATH TO A FASTER 02 SENSOR by Tyrel M. McOueen - p. 22
Chemical optimizations of a fluorescence -based 02 sensor improve speed, accuracy, and durability.

Letters

REFORMING SPECTRUM REGULATION TO ACCOMODATE NEW WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY by Howard Shelanski - p. 6

EVADING THE OBVIOUS: RICH NATIONS IN A MOSTLY POOR WORLD by David DaPice - p. 8

Reviews

EVOLUTION WITH A COMMERCIAL TWIST by Helen F. Chuang - p. 10
Using directed molecular evolution, protein engineers modify enzymes to meet industrial specifications.

ARROW'S THEOREM THWARTS THE PERFECT ELECTION by Kevin Costello - p. 16
Scientists puzzle over water bubbles, acoustically driven to emit trillionth-second light pulses.

Research

THE SCINTILLATING GRID ILLUSION by Timothy Dong - p. 28
Tests explore the roles of attention and fixation in a well-known illusion.

SAND DUNE MUSIC by Steven Gao - p. 36
Analysis of natural sand avalanches and laboratory simulations reveals several factors that affect the sound frequencies of booming sands.

GASTRIC ULCERS IN THE RAT RACE by Misty Richards - p. 42
The stress coping pathway in rats gives insight into ulcer formation in humans.

Finis

HOMING PIGEONS by Caroline Hwang - p. 46

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Wong, PhilipWong-PhilipUNSPECIFIED
Common Title or Series:CURJ
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Additional Information: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.
Subject Keywords:CURJ ; Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal
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