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Engineering

Research allows for 3D printing of 'organic electronics'

When looking at the future of production of micro-scale organic electronics, Mohammad Reza Abidian—associate professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering—sees their potential ...

Software

Using electric signals from human brains, new software can perform computerized image editing

Soon, computers could sense that users have a problem and come to the rescue. This is one of the possible implications of new research at University of Copenhagen and University of Helsinki.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Efficient satellite downlink with a Ka band dual circular polarization transmitter

Low earth orbit (LEO) satellites are being increasingly used for environmental monitoring of the earth, as well as for logistic purposes, such as the navigation of maritime vessels. The data transmitted from the satellite ...

Computer Sciences

New algorithms track ships in harbors

The security of port areas involves monitoring at various levels. What kind of ships are coming in, are they perhaps guilty of illegal fishing, and what cargo do they carry? Security officers and harbor masters often can't ...

Robotics

Robots learn to play with play dough

The inner child in many of us feels an overwhelming sense of joy when stumbling across a pile of the fluorescent, rubbery mixture of water, salt, and flour that put goo on the map: play dough. (Even if this happens rarely ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

First organic bipolar transistor developed

The invention of the transistor in 1947 by Shockley, Bardeen and Brattain at Bell Laboratories ushered in the age of microelectronics and revolutionized our lives. First, so-called bipolar transistors were invented, in which ...