Engineering

World’s first super-microsurgery operation with ‘robot hands’

Engineering
MAASTRICHT, Oct. 2, 2017 – Plastic surgeons at Maastricht University Medical Center have used a robotic device ...

Drones can almost see in the dark

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To fly safely, drones need to know their precise position and orientation in space at all times. ...

Keychain detector could catch food allergens before it’s too late

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For kids and adults with food allergies, a restaurant outing can be a fraught experience. Even when ...

Technique could aid mass production of biodegradable plastic

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Introducing a simple step to the production of plant-derived, biodegradable plastic could improve its properties while overcoming ...

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

Engineering
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

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