“You are doing the same thing as you would if you were in the room—it’s just that this robot is giving you a very long arm.”
Russell Taylor ’70, John C. Malone Professor, Department of Computer Science, talking about robots that can perform certain tasks in the intensive care unit to help human health care workers distance themselves from patients with COVID-19.
“That’s something where the robot really shines—precision, repeatability.”
“Among all the different places where one can get infected, flights might actually be one of the safest places to be.”
“There is a lot of old stuff and it is not bad just because it is old.”
“If you’ve ever been around people laying asphalt, you smell it. It’s clear something is getting into the air when that happens.”
Peter DeCarlo, Department of Environmental Health and Engineering, on the role of sunlight in releasing chemical compounds in asphalt that contribute to air pollution.