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On-Demand Webinars : Materials
Fast, Reliable Coating Analysis with the Phenom XL Desktop SEM

In this 30-minute Webinar, experts from Nanoscience Instruments will examine fast, reliable coating analysis with the Phenom XL Desktop SEM.

On-Demand Webinars : Automotive
A Paradigm Shift in C-code Development for Automotive ECUs

Today’s embedded automotive systems are ever more complex and must satisfy increasing levels of safety and security requirements. In this 45-minute Webinar, we will explore an innovative new software design concept that provides remarkably simple ways to address these challenges. For...

Question of the Week : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Can a Harpoon Help with Space Clean-Up?

Once released from the International Space Station, the "RemoveDEBRIS" spacecraft will facilitate four demonstrations. One of the ideas: A harpoon. During the scheduled RemoveDEBRIS demo, the spear will be aimed at a target plate made of representative satellite materials.

On-Demand Webinars : Medical
How Robotics Are Revolutionizing Rehabilitation

Robots are playing an increasingly important role in healthcare, helping people regain motor skills lost to injury. Examples include therapy robots that help injured patients regain their motor functionality, and stroke rehabilitation, through the application of advances in robotics and...

INSIDER : Energy
Fabric-Like Power Source for Wearable Electronics

Scientists have created a customizable, fabric-like power source that can be cut, folded, or stretched without losing its function. The wearable power source, a supercapacitor, works like a...

Question of the Week : Robotics, Automation & Control
Will 'jet-powered' feet support search-and-rescue applications?

Tech Briefs TV this week featured research from the Guangdong University of Technology in China: A team of engineers developed a ducted-fan propulsion system that drives the legs of a bipedal robot. Watch the video, and let us know what you think.

Blog : Transportation
How to Control Vehicle Emissions: Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) or Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR)?
What's the best platform for controlling vehicle emissions? "It depends!" says one engine expert.
On-Demand Webinars : Medical
Case Studies of Medical Device Package Failures

WESTPAK presents a webinar focused on medical device package failures and avoidance strategies. The information provided is designed to share knowledge and experience to help you understand the failures observed during package testing, their likely origins, and steps you can take to prevent the...

INSIDER : Materials
Corrosion Evaluation System Makes "Sense" for Aircraft Coatings

Through a Small Business Innovation Research project with Luna Innovations, the Air Force supported the development of CorRES, an improved system for coating materials...

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