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News: Semiconductors & ICs
Is 'Artificial Graphene' the New Wonder Material?

For the first time ever, Columbia University engineers created “artificial graphene” in a semiconductor device.

Blog: Aerospace
Introducing the New TechBriefs.com

Long-time readers of the site may have noticed this week that TechBriefs.com has a whole new look — a more visual, more scrollable design.

Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
And on That Farm He Had a…Robot?

Farmers in Europe are increasingly turning to robotic weeders. A specialist from University of California, Davis tested out the...

Question of the Week:
Are cities ready for the arrival of electric autonomous vehicles?

In this week’s INSIDER, city official David Schirmer shared how Beverly Hills is preparing for the arrival of electric vehicles. Municipalities, he said, will require new kinds of...

News: Semiconductors & ICs
A Wearable UV Sensor — At Your Fingertips

Creators of a new, M&M-sized wearable device aim to bring UV detection to users’ fingertips – or more precisely,...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
What is Intelligent Charging?

As electric vehicles take the road, a new kind of EV infrastructure has emerged to power them. A Tech Briefs reader asks our expert about an...

News: Materials
Inspiring Young Scientists, One Tiny Fidget Spinner at a Time

ORNL staff scientist Adam Rondinone explains how his team made the tiny toy.

News: Energy
NASA Turns to Students for ‘Big Ideas’ on Mars Exploration

NASA challenged university students to create a deployable solar array for the Martian surface. See which "Big...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Rigid-flex Design: Practical Tips and Best Practices

Design of a rigid-flex product is significantly different from the design of a rigid-only or flex-only product. Learn how you and your team can leverage the new and innovative solutions...

News: Materials
Electropolishing Solutions for the Medical Industry

As a critical component in patient healthcare, medical device manufacturing is highly regulated and requires the utmost attention to sanitation, safety, and biocompatibility. Used both internally...

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