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Electronics & Semiconductors

Scientists develop energy saving technique paving way for a carbon neutral society

Researchers at the University of Bristol have discovered a method which will allow for faster communication systems and better energy saving electronics.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Engineers develop inexpensive, scalable method to make metamaterials that manipulate microwave energy

Engineers at Tufts University have developed new methods to more efficiently fabricate materials that behave in unusual ways when interacting with microwave energy, with potential implications for telecommunications, GPS, ...

Energy & Green Tech

Combining energy storage and solar offers unexpected power reliability boost

New research from North Carolina State University and North Carolina Central University finds that when a power system combines energy storage and solar power generation, the end result is greater than the sum of its parts ...

Engineering

Swiss-cheese design could help scientists harness the power of the sun

The big holes in Swiss cheese help make it a tasty treat. Now, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) are adding tiny, Swiss-cheese-type holes to components to improve ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Google could develop locator for Android devices

With Apple locator devices such as AirTag and Find My iPhone, Google is now looking to follow in Apple's footsteps with its new accessibility measure for the Find My Device feature commonly used to locate Android devices. ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

New manufacturing technique for flexible electronics

Ultrathin, flexible computer circuits have been an engineering goal for years, but technical hurdles have prevented the degree of miniaturization necessary to achieve high performance. Now, researchers at Stanford University ...

Robotics

A simple tool to enable remote neurological examinations

In the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, clinics and patients alike began canceling all non-urgent appointments and procedures in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. A boom in telemedicine was borne out of necessity ...