Researchers study impact of power prosthetic failures on amputees
Powered lower limb prosthetics hold promise for improving the mobility of amputees, but errors in the technology may also cause some users to stumble or fall. New research examines exactly what happens when ...
Engineers develop gift guide for parents
Faculty and staff in Purdue University's College of Engineering have come up with a holiday gift guide that can help engage children in engineering concepts.
Engineers discover new method to determine surface properties at the nanoscale
Engineering researchers at Texas Tech University have developed a method for characterizing the surface properties of materials at different temperatures at the nanoscale.
Crew finds 150-ton boulder likely left by glacier
Workers digging an underground garage for a new hotel in Everett, Washington, recently struck something big about 30 feet below the surface.
New technology uses natural wood fibers to reinforce plastic materials
Joshua Otaigbe's research blends chemical engineering with materials structure and properties, most recently in trying to develop new and stronger composites that are sustainable and environmentally friendly.