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robot

Trinity Engineers Unveil Ireland’s First Prototype Robot for Assisted Care

Robotics engineers from Trinity today unveiled the first prototype robot designed to work in assisted care facilities and help the elderly and people living with...
solar power

No More Blackouts?

Today, more than 1.3 billion people are living without regular access to power, including more than 300 million in India and 600 million in...
wave energy convertersvideo

Robotics Principles Help Sandia Wave Energy Converters Better Absorb Power of...

Compared to wind and solar energy, wave energy has remained relatively expensive and hard to capture, but engineers from Sandia National Laboratories are working...
3D printed

Digital 3D-Fabrication Technology for Nursing and Healthcare

3D printing technology has important medical applications, such as manufacturing prosthetic parts, implants, and models of human organs. Here, researchers at Keio University in...
solar power

New Fractal-like Concentrating Solar Power Receivers Are Better at Absorbing Sunlight

Sandia National Laboratories engineers have developed new fractal-like, concentrating solar power receivers for small- to medium-scale use that are up to 20 percent more...
autonomous systems

Caltech Launches New Autonomous Systems Research Center

On October 24, Caltech will officially open the new Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies (CAST), a 10,000-square-foot facility where machines and researchers will...
octopus

Octopus Skin Inspires Engineers to Develop Programmable ‘Camouflaging’ Material

For the octopus and cuttlefish, instantaneously changing their skin color and pattern to disappear into the environment is just part of their camouflage prowess....
robots

Flexible ‘Skin’ Can Help Robots, Prosthetics Perform Everyday Tasks by Sensing...

If a robot is sent to disable a roadside bomb — or delicately handle an egg while cooking you an omelet — it needs...
Software Defined Radio

DARPA Software Defined Radio (SDR) Hackfest Selects Teams to Explore Cyber-Physical...

The increased use of wireless and internet-enabled devices – from computers to home appliances – and the data they generate are creating opportunities and...
rare earth

Understanding Rare Earth Emulsions

Despite their name, rare earth elements actually aren’t that rare. Abundant in mines around the world, rare earths are used in many high-tech products,...
optical fiber

A Safe Optical Fiber for Delivering Light and Drugs into the...

A flexible, biodegradable optical fiber that can deliver light into the body for medical applications is the latest work of a collaboration between electrical...
auditory cortex

Our Ability to Focus on One Voice in Crowds is Triggered...

In order to focus on a particular conversation, listeners need to be able to focus on the voice of the speaker they wish to...
satellite

Lockheed Martin Completes First Flexible Solar Array for LM 2100 Satellite

After years of development, Lockheed Martin completed the first flight build of its new Multi-mission Modular (MM) Solar Array. This new flexible array advances...
nanofiber fabrics

UMass Amherst Chemical Engineers Develop Green, Non-Toxic Nanofiber Fabrics for a...

Chemical engineers Jessica Schiffman and Sarah Perry at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed nanofiber fabrics that are green and non-toxic that can...
engine designvideo

Turbocharging Engine Design

For scientists and engineers, the process of improving the performance of engines and fuels feels a bit like driving on a one-lane highway. They...
robotsvideo

Click Beetles Inspire Design of Self-Righting Robots

Robots perform many tasks that humans can’t or don't want to perform, getting around on intricately designed wheels and limbs. If they tip over,...
quantum memory

First On-Chip Nanoscale Optical Quantum Memory Developed

For the first time, an international team led by engineers at Caltech has developed a computer chip with nanoscale optical quantum memory. Quantum memory stores...
heart healthvideo

New App Replaces Ultrasound with Smartphone Camera to Measure Heart Health

Want to know how healthy your heart is? Now there's an app for that. In a proof-of-concept clinical trial, engineers at Caltech, Huntington Medical Research...
alkane solubility

Rice U. Solubility Study Could Impact Energy, Biology, Environment

Rice University chemical engineers have used the most realistic computer model yet devised to simulate the precise atomic and molecular interactions that come into...
nanolithography

Versatile Printing Technology Builds, Erases Ultra-Tiny Structures

To build the world’s most cutting-edge nanotechnologies, engineers rely on lithography — a printing concept dating from the late 1700s that has evolved into...