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When paramedics come racing into a home, the last thing anybody is worrying about is where the ambulance was earlier that morning. But traces of those earlier...
What if, as a pilot was pulling heavy G-forces and headed toward a blackout, a voice in his or her ear said, “Pull out of the turn”? What if ground control had a screen with...
After earning his doctorate, Debashish Roy set about creating a business from the biological imaging device he’d helped invent as a graduate...
NASA astronaut Shannon Lucid spent hundreds of hours exercising during her 188-day stay on the Russian space station Mir in 1996. Although it was her least...
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How to Harness Humidity: Hydrogel Keeps Rooms Cool, Powers Small Devices
Studying the Secrets Behind Spider Glue
How to Make Your Factory Wireless — A NIST Guide
Simulation of Electrohydraulic Power Systems
Understanding Pulsed-RF Using Time-selective Spectrum Analysis
Managing Big Data for ADAS & Automated Vehicles
New Process for Chemical Recycling of PLA Under Mild Conditions
Embedded Computing Systems: Improve Your Thermal Performance
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