Hyunwoo Yuk

Healing with hydrogels

In November, mechanical engineering PhD candidate Hyunwoo Yuk earned the top prize at the Collegiate Inventors Competition hosted by the National Inventor’s Hall of Fame. Yuk was named the graduate winner for his invention SanaHeal, a bioadhesive tape that can easily bind to tissues or organs. The tape could one day be used in place […]

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Researchers develop speedier network analysis for a range of computer hardware

Graphs — data structures that show the relationship among objects — are highly versatile. It’s easy to imagine a graph depicting a social media network’s web of connections. But graphs are also used in programs as diverse as content recommendation (what to watch next on Netflix?) and navigation (what’s the quickest route to the beach?). […]

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Stefanie Mueller changes everything: A hands-on class responds to Covid

When Professor Stefanie Mueller needed to adapt her laboratory class to the Covid-19 pandemic, she was initially overwhelmed by the amount of work that would need to be done. That’s because Mueller’s hands-on building and fabrication class, 6.810 (Engineering Interactive Technologies), is entirely about the ways that humans interact with technology in the physical world. […]

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Less-wasteful laser-cutting

Laser-cutting is an essential part of many industries, from car manufacturing to construction. However, the process isn’t always easy or efficient: Cutting huge sheets of metal requires time and expertise, and even the most careful users can still produce huge amounts of leftover material that go to waste. The underlying technologies that use lasers to […]

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Staying Up To Date On Software Patches Is Critical

Google’s Project Zero security team has an impressive track record when it comes to chasing down and addressing the most critical security flaws found. They’re tireless in their work, which has saved untold billions of dollars and hampered the efforts of hackers all over the world. The team has gathered some rather shocking statistics, however, […]

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FBI Warning Healthcare Providers to Prepare for Ransomware Attacks

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is warning hospitals and healthcare providers to brace for a deluge of ransomware attacks. The advisory, which was issued jointly with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), states that the agencies have “credible information” of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat […]

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What Should Businesses Expect under California’s Proposition 24?

Since taking effect on January 1, 2020, the CCPA has faced criticism from both business and consumer privacy groups due to its ambiguity. The Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act seeks to strengthen and clarify the CCPA, as well as establish a dedicated enforcement agency. California Consumer Privacy Act Former Gov. Jerry Brown signed the California Consumer […]

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Is NYDFS Targeting Social Media for Its Next Round of Cyber Regulations?

Is NYDFS Targeting Social Media for Its Next Round of Cyber Regulations? After adopting comprehensive cybersecurity regulations for financial services companies, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) is now turning its attention to social media companies. The agency recently concluded its investigation into the recent Twitter hack aimed at accounts of cryptocurrency firms and […]

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