Engineering

Wearable patch found to effectively detect sleep apnea

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Results of a definitive clinical trial show that a new, disposable diagnostic patch effectively detects obstructive sleep apnea across all ...

Virtual top hats allow swarming robots to fly in tight ...

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Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have created a team of free-flying robots that obeys the two rules of the air: ...

3-D-printed ‘bionic skin’ could give robots the sense of touch

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Engineering researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a revolutionary process for 3D printing stretchable electronic sensory devices that ...

Experiments show that a few self-driving cars can dramatically improve ...

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The presence of just a few autonomous vehicles can eliminate the stop-and-go driving of the human drivers in traffic, along ...

Internet of things sensors could connect via ambient radio waves

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 Internet of things (IoT) systems usually link networks of sensors via radio, but radios demand battery power thus limiting usability. ...

New wave of electronics: flexible, organic and biodegradable

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As electronics become increasingly pervasive in our lives – from smart phones to wearable sensors – so too does the ...

3-D printing turns nanomachines into life-size workers

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Using advanced 3-D printing, Dartmouth College researchers have unlocked the key to transforming microscopic nanorings into smart materials that perform ...

Two radio signals, one chip, open a new world for ...

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ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell engineers have devised a method for transmitting and receiving radio signals on a single chip, which ...

Self-contained robotic bat can mimic the key flight mechanisms of ...

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Bats have long captured the imaginations of scientists and engineers with their unrivaled agility and maneuvering characteristics, achieved by functionally ...