Photocell Turns Carbon Dioxide Into Useable Fuel

Researchers at the University of Illinois in Chicago have recently developed a solar cell able to convert atmospheric carbon dioxide into hydrocarbon fuel, using sunlight as its only power. This method has proven to be extremely beneficial to the environment, providing a sustainable fuel source while cleaning the carbon pollution at the same time. Each […]

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3D Printer Constructs & Cooks Edible Creations

3D printers can be found in a variety of industries, from consumer goods to health sciences and more. Incorporating a 3D printer into a process enables individuals to easily construct objects that would regularly be difficult or even impossible to create by hand. A team at Columbia University (CU), led by Hod Lipson, has recently […]

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Tire Can Self-Repair & Increase Durability

Kumho Tire has recently received the 2016 International Design Excellence Award in the automotive and transportation category, for two new tire designs. The designs include the Smasher, a durable tire for future-market, and the Sealant Tire, a self-healing tire currently on the market. Both tires integrate innovative technology to enhancing the riding experience over current […]

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Micro-needle Enables Painless Drug Monitoring

Patients who are being treated for serious infections frequently receive vancomycin, a strong antibiotic administered through intravenous over an extended period of time. Although effective, too high of a dosage can result in serious life-threatening side effects, forcing doctors and nurses to closely monitor the patient’s levels repeatedly throughout the process. The current method of […]

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Update On Sponsored Junior World Athletes

Eclipse’s sponsored sister athletes’, Emma and Abby Van Groningen, continue their journey towards their ultimate goal of competing in the 2022 Winter Olympics, currently training in Tinges, France. Since becoming part of the Alpine Snowboarding Canada Development Team, the sisters, along with their coach Danielle Courchesne, have been training hard on a glacier at the […]

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Solar-Powered Sea Craft Travels From California to Hawaii

This past May, a solar powered craft called the SeaCharger began a long journey from California to Hawaii. The objective of the project was to be the first unmanned solar powered vehicle to cross the ocean, using the sun as its only source of energy. By the end of July, the Sea charger had completed […]

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3D TV Design Is Glasses-Free

MIT has recently developed an innovative 3D glasses-free movie watching experience for cinema viewers. Though this isn’t the first time a glasses-free 3D TV has been created, MIT’s new Cinema 3D is the first design made for large screen use, allowing the 3D effect to work for any seat in the theatre. 3D films have […]

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Magnetic Micro Robots Repair Airship Holes

For blimps and other airships to properly operate and stay airborne, materials must be very thin and light in order to expand without weighing down the ships down. Due to the fragility of the material, holes will often form during transportation, sometimes large and easy to spot, but usually very small and difficult to locate. […]

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First Electric Transport Truck

With approximately two million transports currently operating in the United States alone, trucks account for a large percent of the carbon pollution being produced by vehicles each year. To cut down on the immense amount of truck emissions being produced, Mercedes-Benz has created the Urban eTruck, an all-electric truck able to carry up to 29 […]

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Surgical Robot Improves Head & Neck Surgeries

Medrobotics has recently created a snake-like surgical robot called the Flex Robotic System in order to streamline operating procedures in complex head and neck surgeries. The device completes major surgeries in hard to reach areas without creating any incisions by entering through the patient’s mouth to reach the target area. So far the Flex has […]

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