July 1, 2021 Tech Briefs - July 2021 - Vol. 45 No. 7 Here are links to this issue's Features, Tech Briefs, Products and more. You can download the complete issue, LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Don't have an account? Sign up here. Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Inside this issue Features Articles What Does Resolution Mean in 3D Printing? Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Getting Specific About Where 3D Printing Hits the Mark Products of Tomorrow: July 2021 Q&A Q&A: Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles 5 Ws 5 Ws of Compostable Plastic Facility Focus Facility Focus: Duke University Pratt School of Engineering NASA Spinoff Taking Out the Trash, NASA-Style Tech Briefs Bio-Medical Early Warning System for COVID-19 and Flu Using Wearables Smartphone App Hears Ear Infections in Children International Space Station Advanced Resistive Exercise Device (ARED) Electronic Tattoo Enables Uninterrupted Heart Monitoring for Extended Periods Antibacterial Gel Bandage Using Yeast Magnet-Controlled Bioelectronic Implant for Relieving Pain Machinery & Automation Algorithm Gives Robots a Faster Grasp In-Line, Automated CT Scan Data Inspection of Electronic Connectors Servo Motion Improves Robot Operations Robot Detects and Shares Changes in 3D in Real Time System Provides Robots with Context Awareness Manufacturing & Prototyping Ultra-Thin, Energy-Efficient Photodetector Integrated with Gorilla Glass Green Method for Producing Hydrogen Peroxide Light-Based “Tractor Beam” Assembles Materials at the Nanoscale Eco-Friendly Technique Upcycles Metal Waste into Multipurpose Aerogels Overhang Support Designs for Powder-Based Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) System for In-Situ Defect Detection in Composites During Cure Materials Alkaline Hydrogel Advances Skin Wound Care Generation of Polystyrene Latex Spheres with Incorporated Fluorescent Dyes Designing Soft Materials that Mimic Biological Functions Nature-Inspired, Manufactured, Non-Cuttable Material Liquid Metal Lattice High-Performance, Energy-Absorbing Material Copolyimide Surface-Modifying Coating Aerospace Method Detects Onset of Destructive Oscillations in Aircraft Turbines High-Altitude Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for Monitoring Meteorological Parameters Drones Use Machine Learning to Detect Landmines Insect-Sized Agile Drones GPS-Enhanced Onboard Navigation System (GEONS) Winglet with Injected Flow Energy Carbon Fiber Structural Battery for “Mass-Less” Energy Storage in Vehicles Flywheel Energy Storage Continues to Advance Green Initiatives Photovoltaic Solar Cell Works at Night Pyroelectric Sandwich Thermal Energy Harvester Electrolyte Boost Improves Performance of Aqueous Dual-Ion Batteries Products New on the Market: July 2021 Product of the Month: July 2021 Tech Briefs View the discussion thread.