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INSIDER: Physical Sciences

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have furthered a new type of soft material that can change shape in response to light, a discovery that could advance “soft...

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INSIDER: Motion Control

Compared to robots, human bodies are more flexible, capable of fine movements, and can efficiently convert energy into movement. Drawing inspiration from human gait,...

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INSIDER: Motion Control

Scientists have created the world’s first working nanoscale electromotor, according to research published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology. The science team designed a turbine engineered from DNA...

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Podcasts: Wearables
An at home, non-invasive for urge urinary incontinence and urinary urgency without the need for surgery, implants, or drugs demonstrated to potential of wearable neuromodulation.
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White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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Sensor Fusion Enables Comprehensive Analysis of Laser Processing in Additive Manufacturing

New laser processes, such as additive manufacturing (AM) techniques using laser powder bed fusion (LBPF), require consistent energy be delivered to...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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Manufacturing Transfers for Medtech Innovators Part 3: Making a Move

For medical device companies seeking to optimize their operations, manufacturing transfers bring a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Continuous investment in...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
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The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) demands a paradigm shift, challenging manufacturers to surpass the performance of traditional combustion...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Insaco manufactured custom tooling to meet the unique part specifications for NASA’s DISSIPATION mission, which will enable better understanding of how the energy imparted by solar winds into the atmosphere is dispersed.
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On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
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With EVs accounting for an increasing proportion of supplier and OEM product-development investment, what are the new vistas in NVH abatement? Modern methods for combating NVH issues...

Podcasts: Wearables
Medical-grade wearables can increase patient engagement and gather robust data for clinical trials.
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Technology & Society: Energy
Sandia engineers convert excess renewable electricity into heat that gets stored in piles of gravel.
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Podcasts: Defense
This is the second half of our two-part podcast interview with Michael O’Hara, C-UAS Mission Manager, Northrop Grumman on the Aerospace & Defense Technology podcast.
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White Papers: Test & Measurement
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How Capacitive Sensors Shine in Industrial Environments

Learn how to use capacitive sensors in various measurement tasks and profit from unsurpassed stability and nanometer resolution — also in industrial applications. Capacitive sensors...

Quiz: Test & Measurement
One of the most widely used test instruments, the oscilloscope's primary function is to provide a graph of a signal’s voltage over time. Its applications include acoustic research, television-production engineering, and electronics design. So, how much do you know about oscilloscopes? Find out with this quiz.
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Blog: Green Design & Manufacturing
Researchers have developed a battery that uses hemoglobin as an electrochemical reaction facilitator, functioning for around 20-30 days.
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Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Women have been making significant improvements to engineering and are at the forefront of innovation and sustainable development. Women in Engineering: Rising Star Awards will shine the...

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Podcasts: Medical
Wearable medical devices must balance the need for continuous monitoring with power efficiency.
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Q&A: Physical Sciences
Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering Ron Miles and his team at Binghamton University, New York, have developed an entirely new microphone technology based on research into how spiders hear.
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White Papers: Semiconductors & ICs
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Operating Voltage Ratings for Inductors

A topic not typically associated with inductors, this paper discusses how recent trends, particularly the introduction of higher voltage rated semiconductor devices, have created a new emphasis on...

White Papers: Medical
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Reusable Advices For Reusable Medical Devices eBook

Ensuring that reusable medical devices can be properly cleaned, disinfected, and/or sterilized is imperative to ensure patient safety and to minimize healthcare-acquired infections,...

Podcasts: Defense
Michael O’Hara, CUAS Mission Manager, Northrop Grumman, is the guest on this episode of the Aerospace & Defense Technology podcast.
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Quiz: Robotics, Automation & Control
As generative AI continues to evolve, we are seeing many new applications emerge across industries. How much do you know about generative AI? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.
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On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
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As OEMs and fleet operators look to accelerate the decarbonization of their product portfolios, suppliers are ramping up their efforts to provide clean hydrogen-fueled alternatives....

Blog: Information Technology
The open source code library — snnTorch — has surpassed 100,000 downloads and is used in a wide variety of projects, from NASA satellite tracking efforts to semiconductor companies optimizing chips for AI.
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NASA Spinoff: Imaging
A ruggedized video camera designed to withstand the shock, vibration, and extreme temperatures of space is now ready for extreme conditions on Earth.
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Podcasts: Defense
The guest on this first episode of the new A&DT podcast is Shaan Shaikh, a fellow with the Missile Defense Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
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Podcasts: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Achieving interoperability as medical-grade wearables integrate with diverse healthcare systems.
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White Papers: Motion Control
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How to Specify an Encoder That Withstands Heat, Vibration, and Contaminants

Encoders are often used in harsh industrial environments where they’re exposed to the same contaminants other machinery is, like dust, moisture, caustic chemicals,...

5 Ws: Robotics, Automation & Control
A smart modular yardwork robot that can blow leaves and plow snow as well as achieve reductions in carbon emissions at the same time.
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