With resolution 1,000 times greater than a light microscope, electron microscopes are exceptionally good at imaging materials and detailing their properties. But like all technologies, they have some limitations.
Dec 17, 2021
Using an algorithm based on the physical properties of soap bubbles, researchers at the University of Melbourne have developed software to solve operational issues in designing open-pit mines.
Dec 08, 2021
Sometimes, software is just like us. It can be bloated, slow, and messy. Humans might see a doctor if these symptoms persist (maybe not for messiness), but rarely do we push a flawed software program to go see its developer ...
Dec 01, 2021
New software allows industrial robots to achieve touch sensitivity and precision close to human hands
Eureka Robotics, a tech spin-off from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), has developed a technology, called Dynamis, that makes industrial robots nimbler and almost as sensitive as human hands, able ...
Nov 29, 2021
Every time scientists study a new material for future batteries or investigate diseases to develop new drugs, they must wade through an ocean of data. Today, a whole ecosystem of scientific tools creates a wild variety of ...
Nov 24, 2021
Flocks of birds can destroy up to 25% of harvested areas, both by eating the crops and by trampling young seedlings. The BIRD RELEASE (REpelLEnt Auto-SystEm) project focused on advancing the commercialisation of the AVIX ...
Nov 09, 2021
In the wake of Facebook rebranding as Meta, reflecting its focus on the "metaverse," Microsoft has now announced it, too, will launch into this space.
Nov 05, 2021
Modeling reveals that even rooms with efficient ventilation often have areas where the air is stagnant. Assistant Professor Ville Vuorinen believes that a new program could become a tool that can be used by both researchers ...
Nov 05, 2021
After nearly two years of data collection and software development, EU-funded project, EMB3Rs, is almost ready to reveal the best ways that industry can re-use excess thermal energy.
Nov 03, 2021
In her first year as a graduate student in ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Santa Cruz, Jessica Kendall-Bar began working as a freelance artist and started thinking about how to integrate her art and science more intentionally. ...
Oct 28, 2021