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News: Automotive
Sound-Off: How Should Universities Prepare Tomorrow’s Vehicle Designers?

The skill set for tomorrow’s automotive designer? A combination of traditional engineering, physical sciences, mathematics, and, more than ever, ethics.

News: Software
Expert INSIDER: How Mehdi Khorrami Uses Simulation to Address Aircraft Noise

NASA’s Mehdi Khorrami explains how he uses high-performance computing to handle one of the...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New Motion Sensors Enable Low-Cost Wearables

Researchers from Florida State University developed a class of motion sensors made using buckypaper. The new technology is versatile, and the sensors are affordable to print.

INSIDER: Motion Control
Magnetic System Turns Heat into Motion

Scientists at the University of Exeter have discovered a technique to transform ambient heat into motion in nanoscale devices. This thermal ratchet is made from a material known as “artificial spin...

Question of the Week:
Can Senior Execs Make or Break a Cybersecurity Program?

Our second INSIDER story, a response from infosec expert Michael Morgan, highlighted the importance of "C-Suite" support when implementing a cybersecurity program.

What do you think?...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition
With a Commercial Printer, Researchers Manufacture Motion Sensors in Bulk

Using a commercial printer and some silver ink, researchers from Florida State University have...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sound-Off: Can Executives Make or Break Your Cybersecurity Program?

In a live presentation last week, Michael G. Morgan revealed what distinguishes a good cybersecurity program from a bad one: support from the top.

News: Aerospace
NASA Supercomputer Simulations Reveal 'Noisy' Aerodynamics

Simulation allows NASA researchers to better understand and predict the changes that contribute to aircraft noise.

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Prototype Shows How Tiny Photodetectors Can Double Their Efficiency

Physicists at the University of California, Riverside have developed a photodetector by combining two distinct inorganic materials and producing quantum mechanical processes...

INSIDER: Communications
‘Twisted’ Light Could Illuminate New Path for Wireless Communications

Scientists have taken an important step towards using ‘twisted’ light as a form of wireless, high-capacity data transmission which could make fiber optics obsolete.

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

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