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3D printingvideo

Student Looks to Machine Vision To Optimize 3-D Printing

Carnegie Mellon University doctoral candidate Luke Scime is working at the intersection ofmechanical engineering and computer science to optimize the process of metal 3-D...
nanomaterial

The Ultimate Defense Against Hackers May Be Just a Few Atoms...

The next generation of electronic hardware security may be at hand as researchers at New York University Tandon School of Engineering introduce a new...
postnatal

Understanding How Neurovascular Coupling Changes During Postnatal Development

Penn State researchers have received funding from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to determine how the communication between neurons and blood...
robotic pallet jack

Close Partnership with DTU Behind Launch of New Transport Robot

One of the first robots from the company Robotize is currently in operation at a Danish company where it is transporting pallets. The robot...
boron-carbon bonds

Teaching Life a New Trick: Bacteria Make Boron-Carbon Bonds

In another feat of bioengineering, Caltech's Frances Arnold, the Linus Pauling Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry, and her team have created bacteria...
video

Mapping the Way for Autonomous Robots

A big problem for autonomous robots is the challenge of navigating large environments that are void of a global positioning system (GPS). Saurav Agarwal,...
flies

Flies’ Disease-Carrying Potential May Be Greater Than Thought, Researchers Say

Flies can be more than pesky picnic crashers, they may be potent pathogen carriers, too, according to an international team of researchers. In a study...
black powder

Real-Time Detection Of Black Powder In Natural Gas Pipelines Developed To...

A new probing device that uses microwaves to “see” corrosive particles called black powder in pipelines that transport natural gas could help avoid the...
soft robots

Artificial Muscles Give Soft Robots Superpowers

Soft robotics has made leaps and bounds over the last decade as researchers around the world have experimented with different materials and designs to...
superhydrophobic materials

New Microscope Sets a Record for Visualizing Surface Wetting Properties

Wetting is an everyday phenomenon that represents how well liquid spreads on a surface. When water comes into contact with an extremely water-repellent, or...
Organic conductors

New Method Benchmarks Organic Mixed Conductors

Within the past five years, Northwestern Engineering’s Jonathan Rivnay has noticed a surge in the development of new organic mixed conductors — polymer materials...
robots

Major Funding to Develop Robots for Extreme Environments

Autonomous Systems’ experts at the University of Liverpool are part of a major UK funding initiative to develop new robotic technologies to improve efficiency...
vibrating sensor

Vibrating Sensors Enable Sensitive, Inexpensive Detection of Biomarkers

Purdue University researchers have found a method of identifying biological markers in small amounts of blood that they believe could be used to detect...
microfibre sensor

NUS Researchers Develop Smart, Ultra-Thin Microfibre Sensor for Real-Time Healthcare Monitoring...

A research team from National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a soft, flexible and stretchable microfibre sensor for real-time healthcare monitoring and diagnosis....
deep learning

UCLA Engineers Use Deep Learning to Reconstruct Holograms and Improve Optical...

Aform of machine learning called deep learning is one of the key technologies behind recent advances in applications like real-time speech recognition and automated image...
coral reefvideo

Scripps Scientists Use Photomosaic Technology to Find Order in the Chaos...

In a study published recently in Coral Reefs, scientists from at the University of California San Diego created and analyzed detailed photomosaics of the coral reef...
research institute

New Artificial Intelligence Research Institute Launches

On November 15, New York University celebrated the launch of the AI Now Institute, a new research center that will study the social implications...
batteries

Battery-Switching Device Promises More Road Time for Tesla, Leaf Drivers

Nissan Leafs, which go about 107 miles on a charge, sometimes end up relegated to commuter cars due to battery-life worries. The mass-market, standard...
wheat genome

What’s in Your Wheat? Johns Hopkins Scientists Piece Together Genome of...

Johns Hopkins scientists report they have successfully used two separate gene technologies to assemble the most complete genome sequence to date of Triticum aestivum,...
Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia Originates Early in Pregnancy, “Mini-Brain” Research Suggests

Symptoms of schizophrenia usually appear in adolescence or young adulthood, but new research reveals that the brain disease likely begins very early in development,...