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May 3, 2016

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May 3, 2016

Car Crashes: Predicting High Risk Locations

May 3, 2016 — Scientists have developed a new blackspot identification method that offers an unbiased prediction of crash counts and allows a more accurate way to identify high-risk crash sites. The blackspot ... read more

Apr. 28, 2016 — Normally, it takes weeks to repair the cracking or spalling of columns on just one bridge damaged in an earthquake. Now a team of researchers has developed a new process of fixing damaged bridge ... read more

Apr. 28, 2016 — Developing medical devices takes a lot of time: large parts of the control systems can be designed and tested only once the hardware is ready. Using the hardware-in-the-loop method, which Fraunhofer ... read more

Artificial Protein Controls Assembly of Buckyballs

Apr. 26, 2016 — Scientists have created an artificial protein that organizes new materials at the ... read more

Robots May Be Able to Lift, Drive, and Chat, but Are They Safe and Trustworthy?

Apr. 26, 2016 — Automation experts conclude that the time is ripe for human factors researchers to contribute scientific insights that can tackle the many challenges of human-robot ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — Scientists have developed liquid-metal particles that can be used for heat-free soldering and other ... read more

Research Team Realizes 3-Color Photodetector

Apr. 22, 2016 — There's a new approach to design results in a device that can detect different infrared wavebands, which could lead to applications in imaging and entertainment, report ... read more

Apr. 22, 2016 — A team reports achieving real-time single molecule electronic DNA sequencing at single-base resolution using a protein nanopore array. The work sets the stage for revolutionary, cost-effective ... read more

Apr. 21, 2016 — Researchers will present a new, decentralized planning algorithm for teams of robots that factors in not only stationary obstacles, but also moving obstacles. The algorithm also requires ... read more

Apr. 21, 2016 — Doctors and scientists have used advanced 3-D X-ray imaging technology to give new insight into the way an aggressive form of lung disease develops in the ... read more

Smarter Sensing for the Internet of Things

Apr. 27, 2016 — A sensor node processor for networked sensor applications achieves ultra-low power consumption by using ultra-low voltage operation, hardware acceleration and cognitive sensing ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Creating the batteries or electronics of the future requires understanding materials that are just a few atoms thick and that change their fundamental physical properties in fractions of a second. ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Particle atomic layer deposition (p-ALD) is highlighted as a technology that can create new and exciting designer core/shell particles to be used as building blocks for the next generation of complex ... read more

Exfoliating Thinner Flakes of Phosphorene at Higher Yield

Apr. 18, 2016 — By deoxygenating water, researchers discovered a new way to exfoliate phosphorene into atomically thin flakes. In order for phosphorene to reach its full potential, it needs to be incredibly thin -- ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — Researchers have demonstrated proof of concept for a novel low-energy nuclear reaction imaging technique designed to detect the presence of 'special nuclear materials' -- weapons-grade ... read more

Animal-Inspired Whiskers Key to New Navigation Technology

Apr. 15, 2016 — Researchers have developed artificial whiskers that allow robots to “see” the surroundings in dark and murky places by analysing the way the whiskers respond to water and air ... read more

Apr. 14, 2016 — NovaCast is a device that prevents infections, ulcers and even amputation of limbs, is ten times lighter than the traditional material and allows a good ... read more

Apr. 14, 2016 — Scientists have developed a novel method for the rapid and maskless fabrication of bio-inspired hierarchical structures, using a technique called laser interference lithography, demonstrating its ... read more

Trap and Neutralize: A New Way to Clean Contaminated Groundwater

Apr. 13, 2016 — A team of researchers has helped discover a new chemical method to immobilize uranium in contaminated groundwater, which could lead to more precise and successful water remediation efforts at former ... read more

Apr. 13, 2016 — As the world reels from the Brussels bombings, a new device could provide the answer to safeguarding the traveling public. Using complex laser technology it can remotely scan vehicles, cargo and ... read more

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