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October 9, 2015

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October 9, 2015

Sep. 29, 2015 — Can portabella mushrooms stop cell phone batteries from degrading over time? Researchers think so. They have created a new type of lithium-ion battery anode using portabella mushrooms, which are ... read more

Breakthrough for Photography: Light Sensing Technology

Sep. 29, 2015 — A revolutionary breakthrough is underway, an innovation that may usher in the next generation of light sensing technology with potential applications in scientific research and cellphone ... read more

Researchers Create First Entropy-Stabilized Complex Oxide Alloys

Sep. 29, 2015 — Materials researchers have created the first entropy-stabilized alloy that incorporates oxides -- and demonstrated conclusively that the crystalline structure of the material can be determined by ... read more

Sep. 28, 2015 — When amputees receive powered prosthetic legs, the power of the prosthetic limbs needs to be tuned by a prosthetics expert so that a patient can move normally -- but the prosthetic often needs ... read more

Sep. 28, 2015 — Optical sensors may be uniquely suited for use in robotic hands, according to researchers who have developed a three-fingered soft robotic hand with multiple embedded fiber optic sensors. They also ... read more

Sep. 25, 2015 — Scientists have designed a new hybrid roofing system which could halve energy bills in new ... read more

Sep. 24, 2015 — A new study provides evidence for tactical recommendations on restricted cruise altitudes for aircraft crossing the North Atlantic oceanic airspace. The research is part of the Future Air Navigation ... read more

New Method to Better Understand Atomic Nuclei

Sep. 24, 2015 — The precise structure of atomic nuclei is an old problem that has not been fully solved yet, and it also constitutes a current research focus in the field of natural sciences. Physicists have ... read more

Sep. 24, 2015 — A new article discusses how DNA molecules can be assembled into tailored and complex nanostructures, and further, how these structures can find uses in therapeutics and bionanotechnological ... read more

Sep. 23, 2015 — Low-energy, ultrafast laser technology is able to make high-resolution, 3-D structures in transparent silk protein hydrogels to support cell growth and allow cells to penetrate deep within the ... read more

Sep. 23, 2015 — Biological engineers have devised a new mix-and-match system to genetically engineer viruses that target specific bacteria. The approach could generate new weapons against bacteria for which there ... read more

Sep. 23, 2015 — Scientists have developed a wearable liquid-based microfluidic tactile sensor that is small, thin, highly flexible and durable. Simple and cost-effective to produce, this novel device is very ... read more

Sep. 22, 2015 — The atoms that make up metallic glasses lack the orderly lattice structure present in most other crystalline solids. Researchers have now shown that within randomly packed clusters of atoms, a ... read more

Sep. 21, 2015 — Researchers have designed new multimaterial printheads that mix and print concentrated viscoelastic inks that allow for the simultaneous control of composition and geometry during printing. Using ... read more

'Cancer Seeing' Technology Is One in a Hundred Innovations to Change Our World

Sep. 21, 2015 — A groundbreaking piece of medical imaging technology that could revolutionize cancer treatment will be featured as part of a showcase of 100 engineering ideas that have changed our ... read more

Mind Your Manners, Robot: How Social Cues Influence Human-Robot Interaction

Sep. 21, 2015 — New research examines the importance of social cues when evaluating the role of trust in human-robot ... read more

Fukushima Disaster Was Preventable, Study Suggests

Sep. 21, 2015 — Researchers distilled thousands of pages of government and industry reports and hundreds of news stories, focusing on the run-up to the Fukushima disaster and found that a cascade of errors led to ... read more

Sep. 21, 2015 — Researchers have created a synthetic material out of 1 billion tiny magnets. Astonishingly, it now appears that the magnetic properties of this so-called metamaterial change with the temperature, so ... read more

Sep. 17, 2015 — Engineers recently released a new computer-aided engineering software program, and its users are already calling it a “gift from heaven.” Mechanical engineers spent four years developing the ... read more

Physicists Defy Conventional Wisdom to Identify Ferroelectric Material

Sep. 17, 2015 — In a discovery that could open new pathways to find new materials for nanotechnology devices, physicists have found ferroelectricity could be induced in a thin sheet of strontium titanate. The ... read more

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