rss Last update Suppressing epileptic seizures via Anderson localization, 1 hour ago

Engineering news

A revival in rammed-earth construction

Through an exhibition and two semester-long courses, EPFL is paying tribute to a forgotten art: that of making buildings out of earth. The aim is to demonstrate how this age-old technique can still play a role in contemporary ...

dateMar 21, 2017 in Engineering
shares7 comments 0

Open ecosystem for smart assistance systems

Under the banner of "d!conomy - no limits," CeBIT 2017 will focus not only on the digital transformation of industry, administration and society, but also on the markets and opportunities this transformation opens up. From ...

dateMar 20, 2017 in Engineering
shares7 comments 0

Engineering a rescue

The night Brian Hunt died, volunteer firefighter Cody McKellips vowed to find a better way for fire and rescue teams to speed up water rescues, particularly as flood waters rise.

dateMar 15, 2017 in Engineering
shares9 comments 0

Researcher tests fly ash for stronger concrete

Portland cement has been around for more than 250 years as the binding material for concrete, mortar and stucco, but a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher is studying ways to make concrete without the ...

dateMar 15, 2017 in Engineering
shares7 comments 1

The sky is the limit for new low-cost 3-D printer

Sliperiet at Umeå Arts Campus is in the process of making a 3-D printed Tower of Babel using a novel hanging printer. This offers a low-cost solution and increased flexibility to print large volumes.

Manufacturing system may stem cost effects

High costs of production and labor, combined with high rates of technological change, often cause manufacturers in developed countries to take their production offshore to lower-cost sources.

Post-print customization of 3-D prints

Three-dimensional printing makes all conceivable varieties of layered, three-dimensional objects possible, a benefit appreciated by industry and private users alike. However, once an object is printed, any freedom of design ...

Researchers measure Big Ben's bong

A team from the University of Leicester's Department of Engineering has, for the first time ever, vibration-mapped the famous London bell Big Ben in order to reveal why it produces its distinct harmonious tone.

Ultrasound scalpel destroys liver tumors

Focused ultrasound can effectively destroy tumor cells. Until now, this method has only been used for organs such as the prostate and uterus. At the European Congress of Radiology, Fraunhofer researchers will present a method, ...

Tracing aromatic molecules in the early universe
New study shakes the roots of the dinosaur family tree
Sand flow theory could explain water-like streaks on Mars
Sea ice extent sinks to record lows at both poles
Scientists evade the Heisenberg uncertainty principle
Under the dead sea, warnings of dire drought
Ice in Ceres' shadowed craters linked to tilt history
Breaks observed in Mars rover wheel treads
Giant magnetic fields in the universe

Find more news articles via sort by date page