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Engineering Newswire 86: HeliCat Looks Like Copter, Drives Like Boat

April 17, 2014 10:22 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re using a robot as a portable printer, cruising the water with the HeliCat, and rediscovering physics with electron beams ...              

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Flower-Shaped Starshade to Find Earth-Like Planets

April 17, 2014 1:28 pm | by TED Videos Comments

Astronomers believe that every star in the galaxy has a planet, one fifth of which might harbor life. Only we haven't seen any of them — yet. Jeremy Kasdin and his team are looking to change that with the design and engineering of an extraordinary ...

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Low Backlash Slip Clutches for Limited Space Requirements

April 17, 2014 12:04 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

Sterling Instrument (AS9100 Registered Manufacturer) offers a new, low backlash variant on its existing line of multi-plate in-line slip clutches. Both versions feature ...            

QBC Provides Complete Bearings Solutions

April 17, 2014 12:00 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

QBC offers a wide selection of all types of bearings, as well as over 400 products from BEGA Special Tools designed to improve the life and performance of bearings and other power transmission components. Even a ...      

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Bring Your Own Device

April 16, 2014 3:49 pm | by Michigan Engineering Videos Comments

Elliot Soloway has made it his mission to shepherd mobile devices into the K-12 classroom environment, but it hasn't been easy ...                    

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Teardown: Gas Detection Warning System

April 16, 2014 3:46 pm | by EEVblog Videos Comments

On this episode of the EEVblog Teardown, what's inside a Dräger Multiwarn II gas detection warning system used in mining, oil, chemical, and emergency services to detect hazardous or explosive atmospheres?       

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HotSpot: Gestured-Controlled Music

April 15, 2014 1:33 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

This week on WDD's HotSpot, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, perpetual power reserve using revolutionary WySips Crystal technology; Google Glass assists Parkinson's patients; MIDI gloves that allow gestured-controlled music composition; and a gamer controller that taps into players' emotions ...

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Engineering Update: A Guide to Charging Your Phone in 30 Seconds

April 14, 2014 12:49 pm | by Jon Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist Videos Comments

Israeli startup StoreDot is taking the lead on shortening the amount of time it takes to charge your phone from a few hours to about 30 seconds by creating chemically synthesized bioorganic peptide molecules—called nano dots—that—as the name suggests—are really tiny ...

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The Sore Problem of Prosthetic Limbs

April 11, 2014 11:13 am | by TED Videos Comments

What drove David Sengeh to create a more comfortable prosthetic limb? He grew up in Sierra Leone, and too many of the people he loves are missing limbs after the brutal civil war there. When he noticed that people who had prosthetics weren’t actually ...

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How Engineers Deal with Marketers

April 10, 2014 1:22 pm | by Lauris Beinerts Videos Comments

Only an engineer can truly understand the challenges that arise when communicating with they are defined as an expert and left to translate technicalities to a room of marketers ...           

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Engineering Newswire 85: Disposable Drones Printed for Cheap Spying

April 10, 2014 9:55 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re turning seawater into fuel, making disposable drones, and taking a look at a Bionic Kangaroo …                   

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Using Google Glass to Map the Future of Medical Testing

April 9, 2014 11:37 am | by American Chemical Society Videos Comments

A team of researchers at UCLA has transformed Google Glass into a powerful, wearable medical testing laboratory. Aydogan Ozcan and his team developed an application that reads dozens of different types of diagnostic tests for malaria ... 

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Engineering Update: Secret Pentagon Spacecraft Stays in Orbit for 469 Days

April 4, 2014 12:03 pm | by Jon Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist Videos Comments

In December of 2012, the Pentagon launched the X-37B unmanned spacecraft into orbit, where it remained for more than 469 days, breaking its own longevity record. Since the X-37 has always been shrouded in secrecy, savvy observers posited all sorts of potential applications ...

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The Discovery That Could Rewrite Physics

April 3, 2014 11:43 am | by TED Videos Comments

On March 17, 2014, a group of physicists announced a thrilling discovery: the “smoking gun” data for the idea of an inflationary universe, a clue to the Big Bang. For non-physicists, what does it mean? TED asked Allan Adams to briefly explain ...

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Engineering Newswire 84: World's Fastest Bullet Car

April 3, 2014 11:05 am | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re fixing the government with sixth grade math, printing invisibility cloaks, and racing the world’s fastest RC Car ...                   

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Engineering Live: The Internet of Things (On Demand)

March 28, 2014 2:51 pm | by ECN Staff Videos Comments

On this episode of Engineering Live (On Demand), we’ve assembled an expert panel with direct influence on the IoT to discuss the current state of the industry; where we’ll be in five years; and the key componentry that is making it all possible ...

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