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Coffee-ring phenomenon explained in new theory

The formation of a simple coffee stain has been the subject of complex study for decades, though it turns out that there remain some stones still to be turned. Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno have modeled how ...

dateDec 20, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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Engineers integrate internal robotic tactile sensors

Most robots achieve grasping and tactile sensing through motorized means, which can be excessively bulky and rigid. A Cornell group has devised a way for a soft robot to feel its surroundings internally, in much the same ...

dateDec 12, 2016 in Robotics
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How real is the risk posed by 3-D printed guns?

3-D printed guns are back in the news after Queensland Police reported last week that they had discovered a 3-D printer in a raid on what appeared to be a "large-scale" weapons production facility as a part of Operation Oscar ...

dateNov 28, 2016 in Other
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