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Engineering Newswire 145: Lexus Unveils Hoverboard

June 25, 2015 | by David Mantey, Melissa Fassbender, Kaylie Duffy | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re making it possible to see through semis, test-firing electromagnetic aircraft launch system, and rendering the wheel obsolete through hover conversion ...

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Teardown: LCR Meter

June 25, 2015 11:00 am | by EEVblog Videos Comments

Another ebay score. Dave tears down a HP4263A LCR Meter ...


Musk & Hawking Fear Robot Apocalypse; Major Physicist Disagrees

June 25, 2015 10:57 am | by Big Think Videos Comments

All new technology is frightening, says physicist Lawrence Krauss. But there are many more reasons to welcome machine consciousness than to fear it ...


POSITAL Position & Motion Sensors: A Million Possibilities

June 22, 2015 12:12 pm | by Jon Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist Videos Comments

See how POSITAL’s advanced product selection and manufacturing systems team up to deliver encoders, inclinometers and linear position sensors that meet your most demanding ...


Engineering Newswire 144: Star Wars Hoverbike Coming to the Military

June 18, 2015 11:50 am | by David Mantey, Melissa Fassbender Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re using light to safely drive battery power, developing a Hoverbike for the military, and powering engines with evaporation ...


Project ATHENA Creates Surrogate Human Organ Systems

June 17, 2015 3:56 pm | by Los Alamos National Laboratory Videos Comments

The development of miniature surrogate human organs, coupled with highly sensitive mass spectrometry technologies, could one day revolutionize the way new drugs and toxic agents are studied ...


Teardown: Original Sony Walkman

June 17, 2015 3:53 pm | by EEVblog Videos Comments

On this episode of the EEVblog Teardown, What's inside the original 1979 Sony Walkman TPS-L2?


Catching Collisions in the LHC

June 17, 2015 3:48 pm | by Fermilab Videos Comments

Now that the Large Hadron Collider has officially turned back on for its second run, within every proton collision could emerge the next new discovery in particle physics. Learn how the detectors on the ...


Toward Nanorobots That Swim through Blood to Deliver Drugs

June 17, 2015 2:08 pm | by American Chemical Society Videos Comments

Someday, treating patients with nanorobots could become standard practice to deliver medicine specifically to parts of the body affected by disease. But merely injecting ...


How Engineers Built the World's First Water Computer

June 11, 2015 2:18 pm | by Stanford Videos Comments

Manu Prakash, an assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford, and his students have developed a synchronous computer that operates using the unique physics of moving water ...


Finding the Right Coupling for Your Motion Control Application is Easy

June 11, 2015 2:04 pm | by Servometer Videos Comments

Whether you need a custom design or a standard coupling Servometer offers both flexible bellows and rugged beam couplings in hundreds of sizes plus they offer free design ...

Air Force Tech Report: E-3 Sentry

June 11, 2015 1:39 pm | by Air Force TV Videos Comments

The E-3 Sentry is a modified Boeing 707 commercial airframe with a rotating radar dome. Its mission is to be an airborne warning and control system, or AWACS ...


Engineering Newswire 143: Mood-Altering Wearable Zaps Brain

June 11, 2015 9:52 am | by David Mantey, Kaylie Duffy Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re putting breathalyzers in your steering wheel, sticking contacts in our nose to battle allergies, and gluing a wearable to your head to ...


The Single Biggest Reason Why Startups Succeed

June 5, 2015 2:08 pm | by TED Videos Comments

Bill Gross has founded a lot of startups, and incubated many others — and he got curious about why some succeeded and others failed. So he gathered data from hundreds of companies, his own ...

How to Debunk a Product

June 5, 2015 2:04 pm | by EEVblog Videos Comments

Dave introduces his Product Baloney Detection Kit, and offers a step-by-step how-to tutorial guide to debunking wild marketing claims on tech products. In this case the Batteriser, a boost ...


Introducing ESCHER the Emergency Response Robot

June 5, 2015 2:00 pm | by Terrestrial Robotics Engineering & Controls Lab at Virginia Videos Comments

ESCHER (Electric Series Compliant Humanoid for Emergency Response) is Team VALOR's entry into the DARPA Robotics Challenge. Designed, manufactured, assembled, and programmed at ...



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