A Soft Solution to the Hard Problem of Energy Storage

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A Soft Solution to the Hard Problem of Energy Storage

“It’s great in the lab, but will it actually work? That’s the million-dollar question perpetually leveled at engineering researchers. For a family of layered nanomaterials, developed and studied at Drexel University — and heralded as the future of energy …

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Albatross robot takes flight

Albatross robot takes flight

“Autonomous glider can fly like an albatross, cruise like a sailboat. MIT engineers have designed a robotic glider that can skim along the water’s surface, riding the wind like an albatross while also surfing the waves like a sailboat …

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Flexible, Highly Efficient Multimodal Energy Harvesting

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Flexible, Highly Efficient Multimodal Energy Harvesting

“A piezoelectric ceramic foam supported by a flexible polymer support provides a 10-fold increase in the ability to harvest mechanical and thermal energy over standard piezo composites, according to Penn State researchers. In the search for ways to harvest small …

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IOT123 - Icos Panel Circuit Tester

IOT123 - Icos Panel Circuit Tester

“In developing the ICOS10 ASSIMILATE SENSOR HUB, I needed to verify the panel circuits as they were made. Also as the pins were being soldered on the 3P headers, I wanted a 3P male pins inserted in them to stop …

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