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Briefs: Motion Control
A system uses tiny magnetic beads to rapidly measure the position of muscles and relay that information to a bionic prosthesis.
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Products: Data Acquisition
DATAQ® Instruments announced the Model DI-4730 high-voltage isolated data acquisition system.
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Blog: Energy
A NASA expert explains why the Artemis mission will rely on a fascinating orbit known as the "Gateway."
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Blog: Energy
A NASA expert explains the big difference between the lunar south pole and the Moon's equator.
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Blog: Aerospace
A reader asks about NASA's Artemis mission: "Are there other objectives for specifically lunar operations besides preparing and training for Mars mission?"
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Blog: Propulsion
Before human explorers can head to the Moon and beyond, they need to tackle these three important tasks.
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Blog: Aerospace
As NASA prepares to send astronauts back to the Moon, human explorers will have to handle microgravity conditions and other elements that take a toll on the body.
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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Modeling the mechanics of the strongest punch in the animal kingdom, researchers built a robot that mimics the movement of the mantis shrimp, whose club-like appendages accelerate faster...

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INSIDER: Motion Control

University of Houston researchers developed an electrochemical actuator that uses specialized organic semiconductor nanotubes (OSNT). The device exhibits high actuation performance...

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Question of the Week: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Will Laser Cooking Catch On?

Our lead story today looked at a cutting-edge way to prepare food: Laser cooking.

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Cross Platform 3D Laser Scanner

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division (North Kingstown, RI) announced its new AS1 Scanner. The modular blue laser line scanner operates with both laser trackers and portable...

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INSIDER: Imaging

Twelve years ago, physicists turned on the first x-ray laser, and since then it and several others around the world have proved themselves revolutionary probes of...

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INSIDER: Materials

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are an unsung hero of the lighting industry. They run efficiently, give off little heat, and last for a long time. Now scientists are looking at new materials to...

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INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory recently assessed the status of research into colloidal quantum dot lasers with a focus on prospective electrically...

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Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
With the help of additive-manufacturing techniques and software-controlled lasers, Blutinger and his colleagues are digitizing the cooking process.
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Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A reader asks an industry expert from IBM: How is feature-based modeling better than a bill of materials?
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Question of the Week: Energy
Will Our Buildings Store Energy Like Giant Batteries?

Our September issue of Battery Technology highlighted rechargeable cement-based batteries that can be utilized as functional concrete. The achievement from Chalmers University of Technology, according to the battery’s developers, lays the groundwork for entire buildings that could someday...

Blog: Electronics & Computers
An industry expert explains why automotive manufacturers are turning to a "floating" board-to-board connection.
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Blog: Motion Control
An intelligent robot being uses A.I. and sophisticated navigation to find good peaches and remove them from trees.
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Question of the Week: IoMT
Will Stretchable Smartphones Catch On?

Our “5 Ws” feature this month highlighted skin-like electronic circuits being developed at Virginia Tech.

INSIDER: Green Design & Manufacturing

Molten sodium batteries have been used for many years to store energy from renewable sources, such as solar panels and wind turbines. However, commercially available molten sodium-sulfur...

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INSIDER: Transportation

The demand for clean energy has never been higher, and it has created a global race to develop new technologies as alternatives to fossil fuels. Fuel cells are among the promising green energy...

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INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

While researchers around the globe are working on free-position wireless charging — which would unchain devices from set charging points — the most common...

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INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

If we are to transition to a world powered by renewable energy, efficient long-distance transport of electricity is essential, since the supply — renewable...

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Blog: Aerospace
With good shielding and good timing, Mars-bound astronauts are safe from radiation, according to a recent study.
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Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Professor Francois Barthelat wants to incorporate the fish fin's strong, flexible characteristics into robotic and aerospace designs.
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Question of the Week: Energy
Will ‘Charging Rooms’ Catch On?

Our Question of the Week focuses on today’s lead story – the creation of an aluminum test area that wirelessly powered lamps, fans, and cell phones.

Articles: Software
CEO Keith Moore tells Tech Briefs about the unique challenges facing testing engineers in aerospace.
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