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World's first thin-silicon implantable chip for high-precision haptic prosthetics

Imec announced today its success in fabricating a prototype implantable chip that aims to give patients more intuitive control over their arm prosthetics. The thin-silicon chip is a world's ...

Tue 16 May 17 from

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Efficient and compact voltage converters for the e-mobility sector

The Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF has developed the world's first half-bridge circuit for the important 600 volt class in which all the electronic components are monolithically ...

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Stratasys thinks this wall of modular cells is the future of 3D printing in manufacturing

 Industrial 3D printing bigwig (and MakerBot owner) Stratasys took to the stage at the Rapid additive manufacturing event in Pittsburgh this morning showcase the Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator. ...

Tue 9 May 17 from TechCrunch

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Gut electronics could be wirelessly powered

Over the past several years, we've heard about a number of swallowable electronic devices that perform functions such as transmitting video and measuring gases as they pass through the ...

Thu 27 Apr 17 from Gizmag

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Gulliver's Gate: A 3D-printed world of tiny landmarks lands in NYC - CNET

Visitors to Gulliver's Gate can see mini versions of global landmarks, and even sign up to have their full body scanned, printed and put in the exhibit.

Wed 19 Apr 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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The TC Meetup + Pitch-off goes down in Seattle on June 22

 There is nothing quite like Seattle in June. Everything is green, the sun shines, and the air is crisp. And, of course, TechCrunch heads into town for the annual TC Meetup + Pitch-off. ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from TechCrunch

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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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