Revolutionary Device Lowers Blood Pressure
Posted January 23, 2015 by in News
A revolutionary device has been shown to significantly lower blood pressure among patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure, compared to those treated with usual drug measures -- according to res...
The Game Changer: Pre-Qualified PCB Libraries You’ll Use Today
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Posted January 23, 2015 by in Editorial
Take the pain and time-consuming task of PCB footprint and schematic symbol generation off your plate. Optimum Design Associates' pre-qualified PCB library symbols and footprints not only meet but, in...
World’s Longest ‘Flat Pack’ Arch Bridge
Posted January 22, 2015 by in News
Civil Engineers at Queen's University Belfast in collaboration with pre-cast concrete specialists Macrete Ireland have developed the world's longest 'flat pack' arch bridge. Based on the 'FlexiArch' ...
Six Tips to Help Desktop PCB Designers Address the Challenges of RF and Microwave Designs
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Posted January 22, 2015 by in Editorial
The common base for many of today's electronic products is wireless technology, which relies on RF circuitry. Yet, RF circuitry can intimidate even the most confident designers. In fact, for many year...
Antireflective Surface on Silicon Solar Cells
Posted January 21, 2015 by in News
Reducing the amount of sunlight that bounces off the surface of solar cells helps maximize the conversion of the sun's rays to electricity, so manufacturers use coatings to cut down on reflections. No...
Solar and Wind Powered Public Lighting System
Posted January 20, 2015 by in News
Ramon Bargallo is a researcher belonging to the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Barcelona College of Industrial Engineering (EUETIB) of the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC). In c...
New Device for Measuring How Birds Take Flight
Posted January 16, 2015 by in News
It's quite easy to look at a bird and deduce that it flies by flapping its wings, but understanding exactly how a bird generates lift has long eluded scientists. Now engineers at Stanford have develo...
Huge 3D Displays Without 3D Glasses
Posted January 15, 2015 by in News
A new invention opens the door to a new generation of outdoor displays. Different pictures can be seen at different angles, creating 3D effects without the need for 3D glasses. Public screenings have...
A New Step Towards Using Graphene in Electronic Applications
Posted January 14, 2015 by in News
Few materials have received as much attention from the scientific world or have raised so many hopes with a view to their potential deployment in new applications as graphene has. This is largely due ...
Robots Learn to Use Tools by Watching YouTube
Posted January 13, 2015 by in News
Imagine having a personal robot prepare your breakfast every morning. Now, imagine that this robot didn't need any help figuring out how to make the perfect omelet, because it learned all the necessar...
Wearable Technology: Man Goes Home Without Heart
Posted January 12, 2015 by in News
The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center has sent home a patient with a total artificial heart, a first in heart care in Michigan. The Freedom® Driver, a portable 13-pound devi...
Preventing Transformer Explosions
Posted January 9, 2015 by in News
Technology used in the crumple zones of cars can avert serious explosions in transformers, believe researchers. "Transformer failures have cost human lives when things have gone seriously wrong," s...
Wave Energy Integration Costs Should Compare Favorably to Other Energy Sources
Posted January 8, 2015 by in News
A new analysis suggests that large-scale wave energy systems developed in the Pacific Northwest should be comparatively steady, dependable and able to be integrated into the overall energy grid at low...
Hot Showers, Lower Power Bills with Heat Pump Water Heaters
Posted January 7, 2015 by in News
Study shows how water heaters are installed impacts total home energy use How much energy was used to heat the water for your morning shower is probably the least of your groggy, uncaffeinated thou...
Electromagnetic Waves: Earth’s Particle Fallout?
Posted January 6, 2015 by in News
In a new study that sheds light on space weather's impact on Earth, Dartmouth researchers and their colleagues show for the first time that plasma waves buffeting the planet's radiation belts are resp...
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