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Apr. 15, 2015 — A method for printing memory circuits directly, e.g. onto consumer packaging, has been developed by researchers. Because the required production technology is quite simple, no major investments are ... read more

Apr. 10, 2015 — Through the laws of physics and application of a mathematical model of fluid mechanics, a new software calculates when an irregularity occurs on site of a gas, oil or water pipe. The software is ... read more

Mar. 10, 2015 — Trefoil, Savoy, or simple ... how do you fashion a "molecular" knot that has one of these shapes? Or better still, what are the most suitable "building blocks" for enabling the ... read more

Feb. 2, 2015 — Production facilities and components of Industry 4.0 are linked to the Internet, networked with each other, and thus open to attack. Using an IT security laboratory, researchers offer a test ... read more

Jan. 14, 2015 — Researchers have created innovative future of kitchen designs. The kitchen design is part of a research project exploring manufacturing strategies and the greater integration of technology with ... read more

People Conform to the Norm -- Even If the Norm Is a Computer

Jan. 14, 2015 — Often enough, it is human nature to conform. This tendency makes us follow the lead of computers, even if the machines give us the wrong advice. This is the finding of a study that investigates how ... read more

Jan. 13, 2015 — Using a new system, architects, developers or their clients can view a 3D model of a building in its intended shape, precisely where the building is to be constructed. This will give them a much ... read more

New Technology Focuses Diffuse Light Inside Living Tissue

Jan. 5, 2015 — For the first time, a new technique that focuses diffuse light inside a dynamic scattering medium containing living tissue has been revealed by researchers. In addition, they have improved the speed ... read more

3D Reconstruction Software for Antique Auto Parts and Prehispanic Objects

Jan. 4, 2015 — A program has been developed that can produce digital 3D images from the projection and digitization of binary data. This allows three-dimensional reconstruction of various objects in order to ... read more

Dec. 29, 2014 — During minimally invasive operations, a surgeon has to trust the information displayed on the screen: A virtual 3D model of the respective organ shows where a tumor is located and where sensitive ... read more

Dec. 16, 2014 — A paralyzed woman who controlled a robotic arm using just her thoughts has taken another step towards restoring her natural movements by controlling the arm with a range of complex hand ... read more

Dec. 2, 2014 — Technology has changed rapidly over the last few years with touch feedback, known as haptics, being used in entertainment, rehabilitation and even surgical training. New research, using ultrasound, ... read more

Nov. 24, 2014 — Neurophysicists studying a key brain region where Alzheimer's disease begins have discovered how the brain processes virtual reality. 'The pattern of activity in a brain region involved in ... read more

Nov. 20, 2014 — Germany’s Industry 4.0 initiative aims to develop industrial machinery with built-in intelligence based on smart self-monitoring functions. Researchers have now come a step closer to the ideal of a ... read more

MRIs Help Fight Against Heart Disease

Nov. 11, 2014 — Early diagnosis of coronary heart disease is essential for prevention of most heart attacks, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a primary diagnostic tool. MRIs examine blood flow to the heart ... read more

Mobile Networks: 5G Is Not 4G+1

Nov. 4, 2014 — Recently, Spaniards had to re-tune all television sets as a result of the introduction of 4G mobile networks. Their data transmission speed (10 times higher than the 3rd generation’s) required a ... read more

Improving Imaging of Cancerous Tissues by 'Reversing Time'

Nov. 2, 2014 — A novel time-reversal technology is being applied by researchers that allows them to better focus light in tissue, such as muscles and organs. Current high-resolution optical imaging technology ... read more

New Computer Imaging Approaches Used to Accurately Measure Breast Tumors, Chronic Wounds

Oct. 30, 2014 — Surgeons are tweaking existing computer technologies to enhance their visualization of cancerous tumors and persistent wounds according to experts. These high-tech imaging techniques, according to ... read more

Oct. 29, 2014 — Bigger is better, if you're a leatherback sea turtle. For the first time, researchers have measured the forces that act on a swimming animal and the energy the animal must expend to move through ... read more

Oct. 29, 2014 — In a darkened, hangar-like space inside MIT's Building 41, a small, Roomba-like robot is trying to make up its mind. Standing in its path is an obstacle — a human pedestrian who’s pacing ... read more

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