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Engineering News
December 8, 2019

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A new approach could inform the design of quantum materials platforms for future electronics, as well as faster devices with ... read more

Trash Talk Hurts, Even When It Comes from a Robot

Trash talking has a long and colorful history of flustering game opponents, and now researchers have demonstrated that discouraging words can be perturbing even when uttered by a ... read more

Multimaterial 3D Printing Manufactures Complex Objects, Fast

3D printing is super cool, but it's also super slow -- it would take 115 days to print a detailed, multimaterial object about the size of a grapefruit. A new method allows printing with up to 8 ... read more
Capturing carbon dioxide and turning it into commercial products, such as fuels or construction materials, could become a new global industry, according to a ... read more
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Missing Link Between Soft Surface Adhesion and Surface Roughness

New research finds the missing link between soft surface adhesion and the roughness of the hard surface it touches. The key to this foundational discovery is a close look at the rough surface itself ... read more

Researchers Hope to Use Big Data to Make Pipelines Safer

Researchers look at the methodologies currently used by industry and academics to predict pipeline failure and their limitations. Researchers found that the existing academic literature and industry ... read more

Need to Safeguard Drones and Robotic Cars Against Cyber Attacks

Researchers executed successful stealth attacks on real and simulated robotic vehicles, revealing vulnerabilities in the attack detection system most commonly used by such ... read more

'Smart' Surfaces to Help Blood-Vessel Grafts Knit Better, More Safely

Researchers have created a new coating to prevent clotting and infection in synthetic vascular grafts, while also accelerating the body's own process for integrating the grafted ... read more

Satellite Broken? Smart Satellites to the Rescue

Scientists are developing robotic networks that can work independently but collaboratively on a common task. The goal? To make smart satellites that can repair other satellites in ... read more

A Record-Setting Transistor

A transistor that could be the key to higher bandwidth wireless communications...while requiring less battery life. A UD research team has created a high-electron mobility transistor with ... read more

Using Gene Scissors to Detect Diseases

Researchers present sensor prototype that can rapidly, precisely, and cost-effectively measure molecular signals for ... read more

New Metallic Material for Flexible Soft Robots

A team has created a material that is half as light as paper and highly flexible but also shows enhanced characteristics for electrical conductivity, heat generation, fire-resistance, strain-sensing ... read more

Scratching the Surface of Perovskites

Scientists have, for the first time, characterized the structural defects that prompt the movement of ions, destabilizing the perovskite materials. The researchers' findings may inform future ... read more

New Electrodes Could Increase Efficiency of Electric Vehicles and Aircraft

The rise in popularity of electric vehicles and aircraft presents the possibility of moving away from fossil fuels toward a more sustainable future. While significant technological advancements have ... read more

New Antenna Tech to Equip Ceramic Coatings With Heat Radiation Control

Researchers have developed a way for ceramic coatings to control heat radiation, a feature that could increase the performance of aircraft engines operating at high ... read more

Scientists Help Soldiers Figure out What Robots Know

A research team developed new algorithms and filled in knowledge gaps about how robots contribute to teams and what robots know about their environment and ... read more

How to Design and Control Robots With Stretchy, Flexible Bodies

Researchers have invented a way to efficiently optimize the control and design of soft robots for target tasks, which has traditionally been a monumental undertaking in ... read more

Theory of Pore-Scale Transport to Enable Improved Flow Batteries

Redox flow batteries are an emerging technology for electrochemical energy storage that could help enhance the use of power produced by renewable energy resources. Scientists have addressed some of ... read more

Smart Buildings Face Challenges but Have Plenty of Potential

Scientists have examined the concepts of occupant-centric control in the burgeoning field of smart buildings. They propose future directions for OCC research by providing recommendations to address ... read more

Emissions from Electricity Generation Lead to Premature Deaths for Some Racial Groups

Researchers have found that air pollution from electricity generation emissions in 2014 led to about 16,000 premature deaths in the continental ... read more

Soft Skin-Like Robots You Can Put in Your Pocket

Stretchable skin-like robots that can be rolled up and put in your pocket have been developed by a team using a new way of embedding artificial muscles and electrical adhesion into soft ... read more

Artificial Intelligence Algorithm Can Learn the Laws of Quantum Mechanics

Artificial intelligence can be used to predict molecular wave functions and the electronic properties of molecules. This innovative AI method could be used to speed-up the design of drug molecules or ... read more

Boosting Wind Farmers, Global Winds Reverse Decades of Slowing and Pick Up Speed

In a boon to wind farms, average daily wind speeds are picking up across much of the globe after about 30 years of gradual slowing. Research shows that wind speeds in northern mid-latitude regions ... read more

New, Slippery Toilet Coating Provides Cleaner Flushing, Saves Water

Researchers have developed a method that dramatically reduces the amount of water needed to flush a conventional toilet, which usually requires 6 ... read more

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