Engineering Update #5: Robotic cockroaches, lightsabers, a 3D wearable mouse, and Google Glass

Thu, 02/28/2013 - 9:20am

In this episode of Engineering Update, brought to you by Mouser Electronics (
•  Researchers at the University of Michigan are studying cockroaches in order to advance robotic technology.
•  A 3D wearable, wireless, thumb-activated, space recognition, Bluetooth 4.0 low-energy protocol mouse called Mycestro.
•  Google Glass presents the latest in wearable computing technology with internet-connected glasses.
•  Physicists at MIT and the U.S. Department of Energy are measuring fleeting electron waves in search of clues behind the mysterious mechanism of high-temperature superconductivity.
•  An international team of scientists finds that graphene is incredibly efficient at converting light into electricity.


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