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Liquid metal antennas to play huge role in IoT

May 19, 2015 1:38 pm | by American Institute of Physics | News | Comments

Researchers have held tremendous interest in liquid metal electronics for many years, but a significant and unfortunate drawback slowing the advance of such devices is that they tend to require external pumps that can't be easily integrated into electronic systems

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What makes cancer cells spread? New device offers clues

May 19, 2015 1:26 pm | by University of Michigan Health System | News | Comments

Why do some cancer cells break away from a tumor and travel to distant parts of the body? A team of oncologists and engineers from the University of Michigan teamed up to help understand this crucial question.  

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Real-time map helps track drones

May 19, 2015 12:20 pm | by Jamie Wisniewski, Associate Editor, @JamieECNmag | Blogs | Comments

As drones continue to take over American airspace, it’s increasingly difficult for pilots to identify where the UAVs are flying (or even allowed to fly). Current air traffic control platforms, like AirMap, which allows users access to ...

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MPAC optimizes Doherty power amplifier performance

May 19, 2015 11:54 am | by Peregrine Semiconductor Corp | Peregrine Semiconductor Corp | Product Releases | Comments

The PE46120 is a monolithic phase and amplitude controller (MPAC) designed for precise phase and amplitude control of two independent RF paths...

Photos of the Day: Engineers test hydrogen burn-off igniters

May 19, 2015 10:49 am | by NASA | News | Comments

Sparks fly as a hydrogen burn-off igniter test is conducted May 5 at the Redstone Test Center on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville. The igniters will be used for NASA's Space Launch System to burn off any free hydrogen that can potentially collect ...

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DC-DC converters offer wide input and noise immunity for industrial applications

May 19, 2015 9:53 am | by XP Power | XP Power | Product Releases | Comments

XP Power announced today the DDC15 and DDC30 series of low profile 15 Watt and 30 Watt DIN rail format DC-DC converters. The range is designed to offer additional voltages in DIN rail power systems, provide isolated outputs & noise immunity or support battery powered or battery backed applications. The single output converters accommodate the wide 4:1 input range from 9 – 36 VDC suiting a 12 or...

Supercapacitors power wearable, ultra-portable and connected IoT devices

May 18, 2015 7:52 pm | by CAP-XX | Product Releases | Comments

CAP-XX launches 0.6mm Thinline supercapacitors to power wearable, ultra-portable and connected IoT devices Eliminated materials and changed processes to reduce thickness and costs to below $1 Sydney, Australia – May 18, 2015 - CAP-XX (LSE:CPX), developer of flat supercapacitors for burst and back-up power in space-constrained electronic devices, today launched its Thinline series of singl...

Scientist to develop virtual 'CyberHeart' to test, improve implantable cardiac devices

May 18, 2015 4:36 pm | by University of Maryland | News | Comments

A University of Maryland expert in the model-based testing of embedded software is working to accelerate the development of improved implantable medical devices used in the treatment of heart disease. W. Rance Cleaveland, a professor of computer science ...

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PLCs designed for serial modbus applications

May 18, 2015 4:31 pm | by Wago Corporation | Wago Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

WAGO’s Modbus-based PLCs offer complete controller functionality and serial Modbus connectivity in one compact module. 750-815/300 and 750-816/300 Series Modbus PLCs use the latest version of WAGO-I/O-PRO software for programming control applications. Benefits include ...

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MOS capacitor delivers high power in two miniature case sizes

May 18, 2015 4:28 pm | by Vishay Intertechnology | Vishay Intertechnology | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new thin film bar MOS capacitor designed for use in high-power hybrid assemblies and SiC and GaN applications. The Vishay Dale Resistors Electro-Films BRCP offers high power handling and operating voltage up to 100 V in two compact case sizes measuring 120 mil by 35 mil....

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Stanford scientists discover how microbes acquire electricity in making methane

May 18, 2015 4:24 pm | by Stanford University | News | Comments

Stanford University scientists have solved a long-standing mystery about methanogens, unique microorganisms that transform electricity and carbon dioxide into methane. In a new study, the Stanford team demonstrates for the first time how methanogens ...

Trading in Bitcoin made easy through Stockholm exchange

May 18, 2015 4:12 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Investors can for the first time bet on the value of bitcoins through an established stock exchange after Nasdaq launched an index based on the cybercurrency in Stockholm, Sweden. Monday's launch of a bitcoin-based security on the Stockholm Stock Exchange allows ...

Court agrees Samsung copied Apple, but reduces damage award

May 18, 2015 4:07 pm | by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A federal appeals court has agreed that Samsung illegally copied some of the patented features in Apple's iPhone. But the court sided with Samsung on one point in a long-running dispute, which means the South Korean company may end up paying less than the $930 million in ...

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Turning Sci Fi into Reality with Raspberry Pi

May 18, 2015 3:58 pm | by Sagar Jethani, Head of Content, element14 | Blogs | Comments

In the first post in our series we launched element14’s Sci Fi Your Pi design challenge, a new competition in partnership with Pi Trading.

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Introducing middle schoolers to engineering

May 18, 2015 3:15 pm | by Kasey Panetta, Editor, @kcpanetta | Blogs | Comments

Here at ECN we love to see companies getting involved in the STEM (or STEAM) cause.

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