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Gorgeous F160 mountain bike is milled from a single aluminum block
Each frame begins as a 70-kg (154-lb) slab of 7075 aluminum, which isn’t weldable but is very stiff. That slab gets machined into eig…
Water-filled windows could both heat and cool buildings
Each window contains a vertical sheet of water, sealed between two sheets of glass. As sunlight passes through the glass, it heats the wa…
Injection of nanoparticle-based retina restores vision to blind rats
A single injection of nanoparticles was found to create a working artificial retina, restoring vision to blind rodents.Degenerative age-r…
At-home Learning in Times of Crisis (with the Cat in the Hat) — Start Engineering
The Engineer in the Hat. In each instance of cleaning, the Cat in the Hat practices the engineer’s creed — use technical knowledge of…
Families and STEM Events
“Try Engineering as a Family!Whether you’re organizing a family STEM event, or looking for fun STEM activities to do as a family a…
Synthetic materials mimic living creatures: ‘Robotic soft matter’ bends, rotates and crawls when hit with light — ScienceDaily
researchers have developed a family of soft materials that imitates living creatures.When hit with light, the film-thin materials come al…
Touchscreen – Wikipedia
A touchscreen, or touch screen, is a both input and output device and normally layered on the top of an electronic visual display of an i…
Sensor – Wikipedia
In the broadest definition, a sensor is a device, module, machine, or subsystem whose purpose is to detect events or changes in its envir…
3D Printed Deformable Sensors YouTube
Researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a 3D printing technique that uses sophisticated motion capture technology to pr…
Discovery allows 3D printing of sensors directly on expanding organs: Technology could help diagnose and monitor patients with COVID-19 -…
They were able to successfully print a soft hydrogel-based sensor directly on the surface. McAlpine said the technique could also possibl…
Shipping containers turned into vacation home for family of five
Structurally, it consists of a total of five 40 x 8 ft (12 x 2.4 m) containers, plus another smaller 10 x 8 ft (3 x 2.4 m) container, whi…
Shipping container-based ICU goes from concept to hospital in weeks
The prototype model is installed in a hospital in a former industrial complex in Turin, northern Italy, which has approximately 90 beds f…
At Home Engineering | DiscoverE Engineering
As we all navigate remote learning, DiscoverE is building a library of hands-on activities, articles for parents and educators, and video…
Great Gravity Clock | MODS
The Great Gravity Clock stands fifty-two feet tall and is the biggest kinetic energy sculpture in Florida. Located in the Museum’s Gran…
Fuel Cell Today, the leading authority on fuel cells
A fuel cell is like a battery in that it generates electricity from an electrochemical reaction. Fuel cells however use an external suppl…
Dive-in Engineering
Think like an engineer with the DIVE method. Deconstruct Working the way engineers do, students begin by taking apart a working prototype….
Two-wheeled, two-legged robot rolls and jumps
When cruising along level floors, the self-balancing robot utilizes its two hub-motor-powered wheels. Once it encounters a vertical obsta…
World-first type certification awarded to Pipistrel electric plane
“Pipestrel’s battery-powered Velis Electro aircraft has become the world’s first electric airplane to be awarded type certif…