New Wind Turbine Design More Efficient & Compact

As the renewable energy industry grows, companies are designing new and improved devices to generate power without harming the environment. Recently, Tunisian company Tyer Wind created a new wind turbine design, which operates unlike any traditional turbine. The turbine functions similar to hummingbird wings, comprising of two oscillating blades which move in a figure-8 motion. […]

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Artificial Intelligence Vision Software Identifies Forms Of Skin Cancer

Researchers from Stanford University have discovered an algorithm that can accurately identify skin cancer. Modifying an existing Google image recognition algorithm, the team has made and artificial intelligence system that can detect different cancers and benign lesions, drawing from a library of over 130,000 dermatology photos representing over 2,000 diseases. In its early test stage, […]

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New Sensors Detecting Single Protein Molecules

Carbon nanotubes, normally used for computer are now being applied to medicine and chemical engineering by a group of researchers at MIT. According to paper published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, MIT engineers have modified carbon nanotubes to create instruments that are sensitive enough to detect a single protein molecule as it is secreted by […]

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Hyperloop In Central Europe

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, a direct competitor of the Hyperloop One, has revealed that it is setting up shop in Toulouse, France, taking over a 3,000 square meter facility that will host its research division. The new location is located at Francazal Airport, which is being turned into an “innovation park” by the local government. The […]

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Toyota and Scania Creating Autonomous Truck Platoons

Singapore’s Ministry of Transport recently partnered with manufacturing companies Toyota and Scania to create a self-driving truck platoon system for use on shipping ports. These autonomous trucks safely travel in a convoy, carrying large shipping containers from one terminal to another without the need for multiple drivers. Singapore has been steadily increasing their autonomous driving […]

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Soft Inflatable Robot Hugs Heart To Keep It Pumping

Heart failure occurs when an individual’s heart stops effectively pumping blood, resulting in the organ shutting down. Approximately 5.7 million Americans suffer from heart failure, and with no cure, it costs the nation approximately $32 billion annually. A research team at Harvard University designed a soft, air-powered robot that hugs the heart to help keep […]

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Flexible Electronic Components

Researchers at the Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed a process to manufacture flexible electronic components using a 3D printed approach. This approach has the potential to replace traditional rugged circuit boards and power electronics such as wearables, vehicle systems, medical devices and more. As smart electronics become more complex, manufacturers are tasked […]

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