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Will Graphitic Electrodes Change the Energy Storage Game?
A breakthrough in graphite electrodes could lead to better and larger electrical storage.
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Moth Inspired Coating Could Improve Solar Efficiency
A design similar to the compound eye of a moth could boost solar-cell efficiency.
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Researchers Build a Self-Correcting Quantum Device
Researchers develop the first-ever quantum device that detects and corrects its own errors, another ...
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Malfunction Halts Curiosity's Mars Mission
NASA halts Curiousity's Mars mission over a malfunction with its power system. Will the rover ever g...
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Seashells, the Key to On-Demand Materials
Could understanding how seashells grow allow scientists to create "materials on-demand" in the lab? ...
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Mosquito Inspired Robotics & Boats
Could the hydro-phobic legs of mosquitoes & water striders inspire the design of better boats, robot...
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Black Phosphorus a New Wonder Material for Optical Comms
Researchers in Minnesotta say that black phosphorous could be a wonder material for optical comms.
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High Tech Ink Leads to Drawable Sensors
A new high-tech ink that can be used to fill ball point pens can turn nearly any surface into a sens...
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Human Head Transplants by 2017?
An Italian surgeon says he’s developed a plan to make human head transplants a reality by 2017.
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Loopwheels - shock-absorbing suspension for wheelchairs
Successful bicycle wheels company is running a Kickstarter campaign to move their product to wheelch...
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The First Photo of Light's Duality
VIDEO: Engineers have taken the first photo of the particle/wave duality of light. But how exactly w...
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New Filter Advances Terahertz Data Transfer
A breakthrough filter design, built with an inkjet printer, could lead to ubiquitous terahertz data ...
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UK Engineering Continues to Buoy Economy
UK engineers contributed around 280B to British GDP in 2014. That's one massive contribution.
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Warming the World of Superconductors
New research shows that clusters of aluminum atoms can become superconductive at remarkably high tem...
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A New Opto-Atomic Clock Begins Ticking in Warsaw
A new atomic clock has started ticking in Warsaw. With a predicted precision of 1 second lost over 1...
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Material Building Blocks of the Future Deft Logic
A new logic-defying math model could lead to materials for better skin grafts and new smart material...
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Cheap, New Air Filter Could Be A Boon for Beijing, Powerplants
Using little more than surgical glove material engineers have build an air filter that could change ...
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Why Reality Computing May Be a New Reality for Designers
Reality computing makes the analog digital. It’s now becoming relevant for a wide range of engineer...
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Rapido - the pro pump head for cyclists
Cliff Currie and his team developed a one handed pump head for cyclists.
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Falcon Ultralight Personal Aircraft - entry level individual flight
The FUPA is Kickstarting funds to build and deliver personal hovercrafts by 2016.
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