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July 14, 2015 — With the help of new 3-D technology, you can go underwater and swim with farmed salmon. Or fly down a ski jump. Or study how brain cells work. This technology originally came out of the gaming world, ... read more

June 11, 2015 — Manufacturers of ceramic tape currently have to rely on their own experience when it comes to configuring the tape properties. But now a new combination of macroscopic and microscopic simulation is ... read more

Robotic Device That Tests Multiple Types of Handguns and Ammunition

May 19, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) today announced the successful completion of a robotic device that tests multiple types of handguns and ... read more

Picture This: Graphene Brings 3-D Holograms Clearer and Closer

Apr. 24, 2015 — From mobile phones and computers to television, cinema and wearable devices, the display of full-color, wide-angle, 3-D holographic images is moving ever closer to ... read more

Industrial Virtual Factory Lowers Costs and Reduces Emissions

Apr. 23, 2015 — Scientists have developed a cloud-based, easily customized, modular software platform for improving the sustainability performance of industrial products by lowering production costs and reducing ... read more

Apr. 20, 2015 — Researchershave developed an inexpensive alternative to a smartphone's touchscreen -- a toolbox of physical knobs, sliders and other acoustically driven mechanisms that can be readily added to ... read more

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. 27, 2015 — Manufacturers conduct virtual tests on vehicle designs long before the first car rolls off the assembly line. Simulation of the tires has remained a challenge, however. The software tool ... read more

Mar. 23, 2015 — A method smartphones use to simplify images when storage space is limited could help answer tough chemistry problems. Researchers now apply this technique, called compressed, or compressive sensing, ... 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

Predicting Human Crowds With Statistical Physics

Feb. 27, 2015 — A general law of how pedestrians interact in a crowd can be used to create realistic crowds in virtual reality games and to make public spaces ... read more

Feb. 24, 2015 — Three Austrian men have become the first in the world to undergo a new technique called "bionic reconstruction", enabling them to use a robotic prosthetic hand controlled by their mind, ... read more

Feb. 10, 2015 — A new multiferroric film keeps its electric and magnetic properties even when highly curved, paving the way for potential uses in wearable ... read more

Feb. 9, 2015 — What if the touchscreen of your smartphone or tablet could touch you back? Researchers now report a discovery that provides insight into how the brain makes sense of data from fingers. When people ... read more

Feb. 4, 2015 — Three-dimensional (3D) movies, which require viewers to wear stereoscopic (i.e. Related to the technique of creating an impression of depth by showing two slightly offset flat images to each eye) ... read more

Feb. 2, 2015 — X-ray devices have long been used to see the inner structure of things, from bone breaks in the human body to the contents of luggage at airport security checkpoints. But to see life's chemistry ... 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. 30, 2015 — A new satellite imaging concept could significantly reduce search areas for missing boats and planes. Researchers have been trialling a concept for using satellite imagery to significantly improve ... 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

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