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Physics - Electroengineering - 27.06.2018
New photodetector could improve night vision, thermal sensing and medical imaging
New photodetector could improve night vision, thermal sensing and medical imaging
UCLA's design eliminates tradeoffs between bandwidth, sensitivity, and speed that are common in current technology Matthew Chin Using graphene, one of science's most versatile materials, engineers fr

Chemistry - Electroengineering - 26.06.2018
International Symposium: New Materials For Organic Electronics
An international symposium focussed on the use of new materials in organic electronics will be held at Heidelberg University the 29th and 30th of June, 2018.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 15.06.2018
Engineers build smart power outlet
Engineers build smart power outlet
Have you ever plugged in a vacuum cleaner, only to have it turn off without warning before the job is done? Or perhaps your desk lamp works fine, until you turn on the air conditioner that's plugged into the same power strip. These interruptions are likely "nuisance trips," in which a detector installed behind the wall trips an outlet's electrical circuit when it senses something that could be an arc-fault - a potentially dangerous spark in the electric line.

Electroengineering - 13.06.2018

Electroengineering - Career - 11.06.2018
Novel transmitter protects wireless data from hackers
Novel transmitter protects wireless data from hackers
Today, more than 8 billion devices are connected around the world, forming an "internet of things" that includes medical devices, wearables, vehicles, and smart household and city technologies.

Innovation - Electroengineering - 08.06.2018
New system recovers fresh water from power plants
New system recovers fresh water from power plants
A new system devised by MIT engineers could provide a low-cost source of drinking water for parched cities around the world while also cutting power plant operating costs.

Innovation - Electroengineering - 04.06.2018
Hybrid overhead lines: More power, not more power lines
Social opposition to new high-voltage lines is delaying modernisation of the power grid. Two projects of the National Research Programmes "Energy Turnaround" and "Managing Energy Consumption" have determined the optimum design of hybrid overhead lines needed to increase the capacity of the power transmission grid and, at the same time, win popular acceptance for the new technology.

Electroengineering - 31.05.2018
Aerial robot that can morph in flight
Aerial robot that can morph in flight
Marking a world first, researchers from the Étienne Jules Marey Institute of Movement Sciences (CNRS / Aix-Marseille Université) have drawn inspiration from birds to design an aerial robot capable of altering its profile during flight.

Physics - Electroengineering - 25.05.2018
Turning up the heat on thermoelectrics
Turning up the heat on thermoelectrics
Imagine being able to power your car partly from the heat that its engine gives off. Or what if you could get a portion of your home's electricity from the heat that a power plant emits' Such energy-efficient scenarios may one day be possible with improvements in thermoelectric materials - which spontaneously produce electricity when one side of the material is heated.

Physics - Electroengineering - 24.05.2018

Electroengineering - Life Sciences - 15.05.2018
The first wireless flying robotic insect takes off
The first wireless flying robotic insect takes off
Insect-sized flying robots could help with time-consuming tasks like surveying crop growth on large farms or sniffing out gas leaks.

Astronomy / Space Science - Electroengineering - 14.05.2018
Our galaxy's heart
Our galaxy’s heart
ESA Space in Images At first glance, this image may resemble red ink filtering through water or a crackling stream of electricity, but it is actually a unique view of our cosmic home.

Astronomy / Space Science - Electroengineering - 10.05.2018

Health - Electroengineering - 09.05.2018
Can a home WiFi router act as a medical sensing device?
Can a home WiFi router act as a medical sensing device?
New research that could transform the future of healthcare will investigate whether it is possible to reuse WiFi radio waves as a medical radar system.

Electroengineering - Life Sciences - 09.05.2018

Health - Electroengineering - 26.04.2018
Belief in fake causes of cancer is rife
Belief in fake causes of cancer is rife
Mistaken belief in mythical causes of cancer is rife, according to new research from UCL and the University of Leeds.

Electroengineering - Physics - 25.04.2018
Breaking bottlenecks to the electronic-photonic information technology revolution
Breaking bottlenecks to the electronic-photonic information technology revolution
Researchers at the University of Washington, working with researchers from the ETH-Zurich, Purdue University and Virginia Commonwealth University, have achieved an optical communications breakthrough that could revolutionize information technology.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 23.04.2018
Conductive Paint Transforms Walls Into Sensors, Interactive Surfaces
Smart walls react to human touch, sense activity In room Walls are what they are - big, dull dividers. With a few applications of conductive paint and some electronics, however, walls can become smart infrastructure that can sense human touch, detect gestures and detect when appliances are used. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research found they could transform dull walls into smart walls at relatively low cost - about $20 per square meter - using simple tools and techniques, such as a paint roller.

Physics - Electroengineering - 19.04.2018
Integrating optical components into existing chip designs
Integrating optical components into existing chip designs
Two and a half years ago, a team of researchers led by groups at MIT, the University of California at Berkeley, and Boston University announced a milestone : the fabrication of a working microprocessor, built using only existing manufacturing processes, that integrated electronic and optical components on the same chip.

Innovation - Electroengineering - 17.04.2018
10 challenges for the future of robotics
With robotics on the rise, Imperial researchers look to the future, exploring everything from nature-inspired robot swarms to the ethics of AI. Robotics is often still considered futuristic sci-fi, but the rapid rate of innovation suggests that we are well and truly living in a robot age. Where do we go from here? The journal Science Robotics , edited by Imperial researcher Professor Guang-Zhong Yang , who is Director and Co-founder of the Hamlyn Centre , recently formed an expert panel and identified ten ' grand challenges ' facing modern robotics science.

Electroengineering - Innovation - 12.04.2018
Europe as urban mine
Europe as urban mine
In January 2018 the first pan-European database for secondary raw materials, including many "critical" ones, went online. Ever since, we have known more about which raw material depots reside in cars, batteries and electronic devices sold, used and stored in the 28 EU countries - and ultimately recycled or disposed of.

Environment - Electroengineering - 12.04.2018
ANU helping build cheaper and greener electricity networks
Through the Bruny Island trial we have demonstrated how the NAC approach can solve wider grid problems, in particular those that can arise through the mass deployment of renewables and battery storage.

Electroengineering - 11.04.2018

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 10.04.2018
Making computer animation more agile, acrobatic - and realistic
It's still easy to tell computer-simulated motions from the real thing - on the big screen or in video games, simulated humans and animals often move clumsily, without the rhythm and fluidity of their real-world counterparts. UC Berkeley researchers created a virtual stuntman that could make computer-animated characters more lifelike.

Innovation - Electroengineering - 06.04.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Electroengineering - 02.04.2018

Chemistry - Electroengineering - 30.03.2018
Engineers turn plastic insulator into heat conductor
Plastics are excellent insulators, meaning they can efficiently trap heat - a quality that can be an advantage in something like a coffee cup sleeve.

Astronomy / Space Science - Electroengineering - 30.03.2018
The Viking, the dragon and the god of thunder
The Viking, the dragon and the god of thunder
Scandinavian mythology stories are rich in fantastic creatures, and a Nordic astronaut is about to write a new chapter as Space Viking Andreas Mogensen monitors the arrival of the Dragon cargo vessel at the International Space Station next week.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 29.03.2018

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 29.03.2018
Software Automatically Generates Knitting Instructions for 3-D Shapes
CMU researchers foresee machines capable of on-demand knitting Carnegie Mellon University computer scientists have developed a system that can translate a wide variety of 3-D shapes into stitch-by-st

Life Sciences - Electroengineering - 23.03.2018
Everything you need to know about daylight saving
Daylight saving is a ritual observed by over 40 percent of the world, but why do we change our clocks and how does it impact your sleep? University of Sydney experts explain.

Physics - Electroengineering - 20.03.2018
Nanocrystalline graphite enables new class of harsh environment electronics
Nanocrystalline graphite enables new class of harsh environment electronics
Researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Southampton, in collaboration with Microsemi, have demonstrated reliable operation of microelectromechanical relays by coating the contacts with nanocrystalline layers of graphite, to enable ultra-low-power electronics for harsh environments.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 20.03.2018
Pipe-crawling Robot Will Help Decommission DOE Nuclear Facility
Carnegie Mellon's radiation-measuring robots go where humans cannot A pair of autonomous robots developed by Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute will soon be driving through miles of pipe

Innovation - Electroengineering - 15.03.2018
UCL and Xtera smash transmission world record
UCL and Xtera smash transmission world record
UCL and Xtera , a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic technology, have broken current world records by transmitting 120 Terabit/s over a single fibre spanning 630 km.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 12.03.2018

Life Sciences - Electroengineering - 09.03.2018
Nominations of EPFL professors
Nominations of EPFL professors
The Board of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology has announced the appointment of five professors at EPFL.

Innovation - Electroengineering - 06.03.2018
MIT Energy Conference speakers say transformation can happen fast
The pace of advances in key clean energy technologies has been growing faster than many experts have predicted, to the point that solar and wind power, combined with systems for storing their output, can often be the least expensive options for new types of power-generating capacity.

Electroengineering - Environment - 06.03.2018
MIT Energy Conference speakers say transformation can happen fast
The pace of advances in key clean energy technologies has been growing faster than many experts have predicted, to the point that solar and wind power, combined with systems for storing their output, can often be the least expensive options for new types of power-generating capacity.

Electroengineering - 02.03.2018

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 28.02.2018
Novel 3D printing method embeds sensing capabilities within robotic actuators
Researchers at Harvard University have built soft robots inspired by nature that can crawl, swim, grasp delicate objects and even assist a beating heart, but none of these devices has been able to sense and respond to the world around them. That's about to change.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 26.02.2018

Electroengineering - 21.02.2018
Snake-inspired robot uses kirigami to move
Who needs legs' With their sleek bodies, snakes can slither up to 14 miles-per-hour, squeeze into tight space, scale trees and swim. How do they do it? It's all in the scales. As a snake moves, its scales grip the ground and propel the body forward - similar to how crampons help hikers establish footholds in slippery ice.

Life Sciences - Electroengineering - 19.02.2018
Researchers invent tiny, light-powered wires to modulate brain’s electrical signals
The rod at top right is positioned to modify electrical signaling between the neurons. The entire image is smaller than the diameter of a single human hair.

Electroengineering - Chemistry - 19.02.2018
Stretchable, touch-sensitive electronics
Stanford researchers have set the stage for an evolution in electronics by taking the concept of 'artificial skin' to the next level, demonstrating not only a stretchable circuitry that can feel the touch of a ladybug, but a manufacturing process to mass produce this circuitry.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 19.02.2018
Robo-picker grasps and packs
Unpacking groceries is a straightforward albeit tedious task: You reach into a bag, feel around for an item, and pull it out. A quick glance will tell you what the item is and where it should be stored. Now engineers from MIT and Princeton University have developed a robotic system that may one day lend a hand with this household chore, as well as assist in other picking and sorting tasks, from organizing products in a warehouse to clearing debris from a disaster zone.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 19.02.2018
Robo-picker grasps and packs
Robo-picker grasps and packs
Unpacking groceries is a straightforward albeit tedious task: You reach into a bag, feel around for an item, and pull it out.

Sport - Electroengineering - 15.02.2018
3Q: T.L. Taylor on diversity in e-sports
3Q: T.L. Taylor on diversity in e-sports
Imagine a sports arena full of cheering fans. Are you picturing basketball, or perhaps hockey? Actually, that image also applies to high-level e-sports (short for electronic sports), the competitions where fans watch people playing popular video games.

Electroengineering - Innovation - 13.02.2018
Berkeley Lab Report Calls for Industry Attention to Ensuring Grid Reliability
In light of changes in how electricity is being both generated and consumed, the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has written a new report analyzing challenges facing the nation's electric grid and making recommendations for ensuring continued reliability.

Innovation - Electroengineering - 12.02.2018
New method for waking up devices
A device that's turned off doesn't suck battery life, but it also doesn't work. Now a low-power system that's always on the alert can turn devices on when they are needed, saving energy in the networked internet of things. As smartphone users know all too well, a sleeping device can still suck the life out of a battery.

Electroengineering - Health - 12.02.2018
Tissue paper sensors show promise for health care, entertainment, robotics
Tissue paper sensors show promise for health care, entertainment, robotics
University of Washington engineers have turned tissue paper - similar to toilet tissue - into a new kind of wearable sensor that can detect a pulse, a blink of an eye and other human movement.