Engineering

Distributed wind power keeps spinning, growing

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RICHLAND, Wash. – Both businesses and homeowners are increasingly using distributed wind power thanks to innovative business ...

First battery-free cellphone makes calls by harvesting ambient power

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University of Washington researchers have invented a cellphone that requires no batteries — a major leap forward ...

ANU invention may help to protect astronauts from radiation in ...

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Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have designed a new nano material that can reflect or ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...