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Blog : Electronics & Computers
Paving the Way for Safer, Smaller Batteries and Fuel Cells
Researchers are developing a solid electrolyte that will make safer, better batteries.
INSIDER : Transportation
Future Electric Cars Could Recharge Wirelessly While You Drive
Electric vehicles may one day be able to recharge while driving down the highway, drawing wireless power directly from plates installed in the road.
INSIDER : Electronics & Computers
Self-Assembling 3D Battery Would Charge in Seconds
Instead of having a battery’s anode and cathode on either side of a nonconducting separator, a new battery would intertwine the two.
INSIDER : Communications
Wireless System Can Power Devices Inside the Body
Researchers have developed a new way to power and communicate with devices implanted deep within the human body.
INSIDER : Software
Machine Learning Software Improves Robot Interaction

MIT PhD candidate and Amazon Robotics Challenge winner Maria Bauza is helping to improve how robots interact with the world. Bauza has been exploring the notion of uncertainty when robots...

INSIDER : Software
Surveillance Cameras “Talk” to the Public Through Smartphones

A Purdue University Ph.D. student co-developed PHADE, a technology that allows public cameras to send personalized messages to people without compromising their privacy. The...

Tech Talks : Medical
New Process for Chemical Recycling of PLA Under Mild Conditions

A novel method for recycling PLA using low-temperature, low-pressure reactions with alcohol or water has been discovered by Zeus Research. PLA is used today in many applications ranging from food packaging to implantable medical devices. Because of its sensitivity to thermal...

On-Demand Webinars : Electronics & Computers
Embedded Computing Systems: Improve Your Thermal Performance

Embedded computing systems used in many military and industrial applications are trending toward higher heat fluxes and power requirements. As a result, performance is being hindered by thermal limitations. This is intensified by harsh ambient conditions experienced in many of...

On-Demand Webinars : Materials
From Rockets to Race Cars, Thick Multidirectional Composites Provide Unique Design Alternatives for Lightweight Metals

The next big thing in composites has been around for more than forty years. Multidirectional carbon/carbon composites have been used in solid fuel rocket motors for decades. The introduction of polymer matrix materials is...

Tech Talks : Medical
Best Practice Implementation of Parametric Release for EO Sterilization

This presentation will describe the benefits of parametric release and how best to establish a compliant and capable process design. Topics covered include:

Question of the Week : Energy
Will Flexible Solar Cells Catch On?

Though a flexible solar cell offers exciting, new ways of powering vehicles, clothing, and other smart technologies, manufacturing the photovoltaic component is a challenge.

Given the high costs and short lifetimes of today's flexible cells, researchers at Aalto University in Finland and Université...

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