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AMD Unveils Athlon 64 FX-57 Processor for 3D Games

As part of an ongoing effort to deliver the industry’s highest-performing PC technology, AMD today announced the immediate availability of the AMD Athlon 64 FX-57 processor, the world’s ultimate PC processor for enthusiasts ...

dateJun 27, 2005 in
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Robot walks on water

Water striders, insects that walk on the surface of the water, may never set foot on land in their lives, and yet they’re not swimmers. Over the past million or so years, this insect—sometimes called a water skater—has ...

dateJul 11, 2007 in Robotics feature
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The 70 kilo single person plane

( -- Aki Suokas, a Finnish aeronautical engineer, has just finished creating a unique single-seat aircraft this week. The project was completed at Aero Friedrichshafen, and it has been dubbed the FlyNano.

dateApr 15, 2011 in Engineering weblog
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Rain Power: Harvesting Energy from the Sky

Researchers who study energy harvesting see energy all around us – we just need to find a way to capture that energy. One of the latest energy harvesting techniques is converting the mechanical energy from falling raindrops ...

dateJan 22, 2008 in Engineering feature
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