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Self-Healing Transistors for Chipscale Starships

Transistor-design would help chip ship survive radiation of 20-year trip to Alpha Centauri

Tue 6 Dec 16 from IEEE Spectrum

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UK government to invest £60 million in new manufacturing research hubs

Research at six new centres will aim to boost manufacturing in the UK

Thu 8 Dec 16 from Chemistry World

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Please Stop Making Power Rangers Look So Gross

Power Rangers was always dumb, but at least it didn’t hurt to look at.

Thu 1 Dec 16 from

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Video shows e-cigarette explode in man's pants, lawyer says - CNET

Technically Incorrect: In New York's Grand Central Terminal, there's smoke and fire coming from a store employee's trousers.

Thu 24 Nov 16 from CNET

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Improved microscale energy storage units for wearable and miniaturized electronic devices

Energy storage units that can be integrated into wearable and flexible electronic systems are becoming increasingly important in today's world. A research team from KAUST has now developed a ...

Mon 21 Nov 16 from

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Closing tech gaps can fortify advanced manufacturing, save $100 billion

To spur significant innovation and growth in advanced manufacturing, as well as save over $100 billion annually, U.S. industry must rectify currently unmet needs for measurement science and ...

Thu 17 Nov 16 from

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IBM integrates optics and electronics on a single chip

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Fri 14 Dec 12 from Gizmag

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New power amplifier design could double smartphone battery life

Cell phones have come a long way in terms of battery life, but lets be honest, there's still plenty of room for improvement. The very fact that we talk about using a phone for eight hours as ...

Tue 6 Nov 12 from Gizmag

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Caltech's chips survive laser armageddon thanks to self-healing powers

Although you are fairly unlikely to start zapping your gadgets with high-power lasers any time soon, scientists are already hard at work trying to make electronics immune to such cruelty. In ...

Tue 12 Mar 13 from Gizmag

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US military funds 'Mission: Impossible' vanishing devices

The US military is spending millions to build "vanishing" technology that self-destructs on the battlefield, like the tape recorder that goes up in smoke in the "Mission: Impossible" television ...

Sat 8 Feb 14 from

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