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September 28, 2016

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September 28, 2016

Sep. 20, 2016 — The industrial catalysts of the future won’t just speed up reactions, they’ll control how chemical processes work and determine how much of a particular product is ... read more

Scientists Demonstrate a Novel Physical Cryptographic Technique That May Have Applicability to Future Nuclear Disarmament Agreements

Sep. 20, 2016 — A new article describes successful demonstration of cryptographic technique that may have applicability to future nuclear disarmament ... read more

Sep. 20, 2016 — A high-frequency version of a device known as an acoustic resonator has now been developed that could advance the field of quantum computing and information processing, say ... read more

Sep. 19, 2016 — What if it were possible to quickly and inexpensively manufacture a part simply by using a series of close-range digital images taken of the object? A method called photogrammetry has now been ... read more

Sep. 19, 2016 — Scientists are looking for better ways to clean contaminated concrete to reduce the impact of a U.S. transportation hub being contaminated with a chemical ... read more

Sep. 16, 2016 — Antimicrobial cutting boards. Flame-retardant carpets. Friction-resistant bearings. Engineered surfaces add value to the things we use, providing extra layers of safety, easing their operation, ... read more

Sep. 15, 2016 — Cislunar Explorers, a team of Cornell University students guided by Mason Peck, a former senior official at NASA and associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is attempting to ... read more

New Sensor Technology Could Speed Up Blood Test Analysis

Sep. 14, 2016 — A new sensor has been developed that is capable of detecting multiple proteins and enzymes in a small volume of blood, which could significantly speed up diagnostic healthcare ... read more

Lightweight Robots in Manual Assembly

Sep. 13, 2016 — In recent years, human-robot cooperation – also known as human-robot collaboration, or HRC – has taken center stage at trade fairs. The term applies to any situation where robots work directly ... read more

Sep. 12, 2016 — An international study will help underpin the development of next-generation medical treatments and industrial applications such as removing pesticides from ... read more

How-to Guide to Perfecting Wood-Based Products for Tomorrow's Timber Buildings

Sep. 12, 2016 — With half of the world's population now living in urban areas, the latest data show that the future's smart, sustainable cities will have to shelter around 6 billion people by 2050. This is ... read more

Taking the Momentum out of Vibrations

Sep. 8, 2016 — Diesel engines vibrate. This produces tremendous stress on the components of ships. Adaptronic systems effectively reduce these vibrations. At the maritime trade fair researchers are presenting a ... read more

Sep. 8, 2016 — The mining and milling of Canadian uranium contributes very few greenhouse gases to nuclear power’s already low emissions, a research group has ... read more

Sep. 7, 2016 — Some nanoscale elements that govern the behavior of our teeth have now been identified by scientists. Material and structures engineers worked with dentists and bioengineers to map the exact ... read more

Team of Robots Learns to Work Together, Without Colliding

Sep. 7, 2016 — When you have too many robots together, they get so focused on not colliding with each other that they eventually just stop moving. Georgia Tech's new algorithms are different: they allow any ... read more

Sep. 7, 2016 — Scientists have reengineered the fundamental process of photosynthesis to power useful chemical reactions that could be used to produce biofuels, pharmaceuticals and fine ... read more

Sep. 7, 2016 — When science fiction heroes communicate, they don‘t use landlines or cell phones. The caller simply appears in virtual form in the middle of the room; full sized and three dimensional. This vision ... read more

Sep. 6, 2016 — Sharks and minnows: Scientists discover an optical soliton wave that rides with and feeds off of other soliton waves, much like a pilot fish with a ... read more

Sep. 2, 2016 — The potential to develop 'materials that compute' has taken another leap, after researchers for the first time have demonstrated that the material can be designed to recognize simple ... read more

Sep. 1, 2016 — Engineers have led development of a laser-treatment process that allows them to use printed graphene for electric circuits and electrodes -- even on paper and other fragile surfaces. The technology ... read more

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