Entries for September 2014

A Cloaking Device Hiding in Plain Sight
Researchers at the University of Rochester have created a 3D cloaking device from nothing more than ...
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Scrobby - a robot to scrub solar panels
Scrobby is running a Kickstarter campaign to fund production manufacturing for the robot that scrubs...
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Rosetta Set to Touch Down on Comet in Mid-November
The ESA's Rosetta spacecraft will prepare its Philae lander for humanities first touchdown on a come...
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Researchers Animate Static Alcohol Droplets. Could Medicine Benefit?
VIDEO: Researchers in Denmark teach usually static alcohol droplets to move through mazes. Could the...
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Making Cement Greener
A new formula for cement could make the material much greener by reducing its CO2 emissions.
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Simulations Reveal An Unusual Death for Ancient Stars

Certain primordial stars—those between 55,000 and 56,000 times the mass of our Sun, or so... More >>
Will Palladium Nanocubes Help Advance Hydrogen Storage?
Small scale variations may allow more efficient storage.
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Selecting a Compression Spring for Smooth and Precise Control
Wave springs can be designed for flexibility across a wide range of applications
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How to make a “perfect” solar absorber
New system aims to harness the full spectrum of available solar radiation
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Underwater Robots Could Increase Port Security

Last week, at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, MIT researchers unveil... More >>
NASA Telescopes Detect Clear Skies, Water Vapor on Exoplanets
NASA Telescopes Detect Clear Skies, Water Vapor on far flung worlds? Will an Earth-analogue be disco...
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New Surgically Embedded Pulley Could Aid Rehab
A new device, that would see a pulley anchored inside a patients body could help in rehabbing muscle...
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Southampton Scientists Grow a new Challenger to Graphene
Wonder-material graphene gets another challenger for material of the century as engineers create an ...
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New Discovery Could Pave the Way for Spin-based Computing

Electricity and magnetism rule our digital world. Semiconductors process electrical information, whi... More >>
When Does a Software Side Project Become Company Property?
You’re a hard working computer programmer for a successful company. As much as you love your j...
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Labs-On-A-Chip Make Prototyping a Snap
A new Lego-like building block could reduce the cost of Lab-on-a-Chip development, catalyzing the gr...
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Physcist: Black Holes Do Not Exist
Renowned physicists Laura Mersini-Houghton shows that black hole cannot exist. Can her theory help u...
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Robotic Clothing on the Horizon?
A newly developed robotic fabric could create a new generation of clothing, including advanced space...
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A New Liquid Battery Formula Could Make Solar, Wind More Competitive
Cheaper, longer lasting materials could enable liquid battery systems that make wind, solar and othe...
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Simulating the Violent Sun Inside a Computer
Solar flares can savage our modern communication systems, so researchers are using computers to pred...
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