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element 14 announces build your own dreamboard finalists

May 19, 2015 2:04 pm | by element14 | Comments

element14 has unveiled the 16 finalists in its global DreamBoard initiative to find the ultimate development kit

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AT&T evolves beyond phones

May 19, 2015 1:55 pm | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Comments

AT&T's transition has been years in the making as wireless supplanted landline phones. But the move beyond phones - wireless or otherwise - is accelerating with the impending DirecTV purchase and a growth in car models with connectivity built in.

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Liquid metal antennas to play huge role in IoT

May 19, 2015 1:38 pm | by American Institute of Physics | 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 | 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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Photos of the Day: Engineers test hydrogen burn-off igniters

May 19, 2015 10:49 am | by NASA | 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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Scientist to develop virtual 'CyberHeart' to test, improve implantable cardiac devices

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

Stanford scientists discover how microbes acquire electricity in making methane

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

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Court agrees Samsung copied Apple, but reduces damage award

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

Tiny device could save lives on battlefield

May 18, 2015 3:03 pm | by U.S. Army | Comments

Getting rapid treatment for wounds or injuries suffered on the battlefield can mean the difference between life and death. Army medical researchers recently developed "a device that will revolutionize triage," said Lt. Col. Robert Carter. In other words ...

Illinois professor has emerged as a leading voice in flight control safety

May 18, 2015 3:02 pm | by University of Illinois | Comments

Naira Hovakimyan has a background as a mathematician, which dates back to humble beginnings in Armenia. Over the last 17 years, however, researchers in the United States have tapped Hovakimyan’s calculations to help advance work in the stability of flight control...

Scientists gather in DC to tackle phosphorus sustainability issues

May 18, 2015 11:39 am | by Arizona State University | Comments

Researchers from Arizona State University, along with more than 40 other scientists, engineers, technical experts and policy makers from around the world, are convening in Washington, D.C. May 18-21 to study ways to create a sustainable phosphorus (P) fertilizer system.

The world's first mercury-free film-type ultraviolet light source

May 18, 2015 11:34 am | by Kobe University | Comments

The Kobe University Graduate School of Engineering and the Graduate School of Medicine have jointly developed the world's first new mercury-free light source that produces ultraviolet radiation for medical applications. The technology for the ...

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Translating thought to print

May 18, 2015 9:31 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

Spider silk has long been noted for its graceful structure, as well as its advanced material properties: Ounce for ounce, it is stronger than steel. MIT research has explained some of the material's mysteries, which could help design synthetic resources that mimic ...

Random nanowire configurations increase conductivity over heavily ordered configurations

May 18, 2015 9:23 am | by Lehigh University | Comments

Researchers at Lehigh University have identified for the first time that a performance gain in the electrical conductivity of random metal nanowire networks can be achieved by slightly restricting nanowire orientation. The most surprising result of the study is that heavily ...

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