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Blog: Automotive
Will Electric Vehicles Surpass Combustion Engine Vehicles?

Is the future electric? A reader asks an expert from Mercedes-Benz.

News: Medical
Sound-Off: What 3D-Printing Method is Best – FDM, SLS, or SLA?

A Tech Briefs reader asks our expert to compare three 3D-printing techniques.

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A Giant Leap: Reconstructing NASA’s Moon-Mission Audio

During the historic Apollo 11 mission, the astronauts, mission control specialists, and back-room support staff did...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sound-Off: The Most ‘Startling’ Discovery in IoT? A Lack of Security

The “Internet of Things” links a variety of devices, from computers and industrial machines to heart monitors and robots. The interconnection also leads to some...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Lost in Space: Smart Spacesuits Feature 'Home' Button

During a routine spacewalk, astronauts can easily lose their sense of orientation and direction. Creators of a new...

INSIDER: Materials
Taming Vortices – Polymers Ease Fluid Flow

A vortex in the atmosphere can churn with enough power to create a typhoon. But more subtle vortices form constantly in...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Printing a Better Actuator

One technology uses magnetic fields to generate mechanical work. The other enhances the magnetic properties of 3D-printed materials. Combined,...

On-Demand Webinars: Energy
Preparing the Energy Grid for Electrified and Autonomous Vehicles

This 60-minute Webinar examines this crucial aspect of the evolving transportation infrastructure, exploring how the energy grid works and its current limitations, the risks that...

Question of the Week:
Would you use "Printed Wi-Fi?"

This week, Tech Briefs TV featured an additive-manufacturing technology from the University of Washington.

The "Printed Wi-Fi" method creates 3D-printed objects that communicate with other smart devices. The...

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