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Liquid Metal Discovery Paves Way for Shape-shifting Robots 0 commentsEngineering

Liquid Metal Discovery Paves Way for Shape-shifting Robots

April 20, 2015 at 9:29 am

Professor Liu Jing and his team have created what they believe could prove the first step toward developing a robot similar to the infamous T-1000 […]

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Robot Chef Serves Up the Future of Home Cooking 0 commentsEngineering

Robot Chef Serves Up the Future of Home Cooking

April 16, 2015 at 11:31 am

Moley Robotics makes cooking a thing of the past, as the Robochef memorizes movement to create gourmet meals. Joel Flynn reports. Video provided by Reuters

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Detecting Rare Cancer Cells with Sound Waves 0 commentsEngineering

Detecting Rare Cancer Cells with Sound Waves

April 7, 2015 at 12:11 pm

A team of engineers from MIT, Penn State University, and Carnegie Mellon University is developing a novel way to isolate rare circulating tumor cells using […]

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The Machine That Removes and Replaces Railroad Tracks 0 commentsEngineering

The Machine That Removes and Replaces Railroad Tracks

April 7, 2015 at 12:03 pm

It used to take quite a railroad gang to dig up old rails, replace the gravel and sleepers beneath and then lay down fresh tracks. […]

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This All-Electric ‘68 Mustang is Quicker than a Tesla 0 commentsElectronics

This All-Electric ‘68 Mustang is Quicker than a Tesla

April 2, 2015 at 9:39 am

This is the story of the Zombie 222, a converted all-electric ’68 Mustang that might just be the quickest classic Mustang in the world.

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Liquid Bonding a Super Plastic 0 commentsEngineering

Liquid Bonding a Super Plastic

March 27, 2015 at 10:05 am

A new ‘super plastic’ that can direct heat away from its source opens up a wide range of possibilities for making more efficient electronic devices. […]

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Big Bionic Ants Team Up to Move Objects 0 commentsEngineering

Big Bionic Ants Team Up to Move Objects

March 27, 2015 at 10:03 am

Watch artificial ants move a large object by mimicking the cooperative behavior of the real insects

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Foam ‘Packing Peanuts’ are the Key to Fast Charging Batteries 0 commentsEngineering

Foam ‘Packing Peanuts’ are the Key to Fast Charging Batteries

March 24, 2015 at 9:31 am

Purdue University researchers heated up packing peanuts and turned them into carbon microsheets.

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Lego Technic 6-Speed RC Servo Transmission 0 commentsEngineering

Lego Technic 6-Speed RC Servo Transmission

March 24, 2015 at 9:12 am

Instructions: http://sariel.pl/downloads/

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Fighting Fires with Sound Frequencies 0 commentsEngineering

Fighting Fires with Sound Frequencies

March 23, 2015 at 10:14 am

The fire extinguisher uses low-frequency sound waves to douse a blaze. Engineering seniors Viet Tran and Seth Robertson now hold a preliminary patent application for […]

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Engineering Newswire 132: Bulletproof Laptop Bag Could Save Your Life 0 commentsEngineering

Engineering Newswire 132: Bulletproof Laptop Bag Could Save Your Life

March 19, 2015 at 9:42 am

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re sending gas-sensing capsules to your gut, stopping speeding projectiles with a laptop bag, and 3D printing a flowery pavilion with […]

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Origami Doughnut Squashes Up to Protect What’s Inside 0 commentsEngineering

Origami Doughnut Squashes Up to Protect What’s Inside

March 6, 2015 at 9:38 am

The folds on this paper ring are precision-made by a laser so that when it’s compressed, the hole at its center stays the same size […]

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Building An Earthquake Resistant Home 0 commentsEngineering

Building An Earthquake Resistant Home

February 26, 2015 at 9:02 am

Stanford team develops design modification for a more structurally sound home.

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Nissan Leaf with Glow-in-the-dark Paint 0 commentsEngineering

Nissan Leaf with Glow-in-the-dark Paint

February 23, 2015 at 9:17 am

Nissan reveals unique glow-in-the-dark car paint

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These Tiny Icebergs Could Sink This Ship 0 commentsEngineering

These Tiny Icebergs Could Sink This Ship

February 13, 2015 at 9:14 am

Before the Avataq can reach the remote town of Kujawiak, she must first pass through the iceberg-ridden Labrador Sea.From: MIGHTY SHIPS: Avataq

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