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Modeling where the wind blows

By incorporating geographical information into models for wind energy, researchers from KAUST have developed an innovative statistical tool that reduces the computational burden of locating global wind resources.

dateJan 09, 2018 in Engineering
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Breast cancer research gets a mechanical boost

One of the most puzzling questions in breast cancer research is why some tumors stay put, while rogue cells from others break free and spread to surrounding tissues, the first step toward creating a more lethal disease. Although ...

dateJan 09, 2018 in Engineering
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Studies investigate effectiveness of booster seats

Booster seats, car seats and seat belts are equally effective at saving the lives of children, while booster seats top the others at reducing minor injuries specifically among children ages 8-12, according to Montana State ...

dateJan 03, 2018 in Engineering
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Digitization in motor vehicle manufacturing

Pressure to optimize is intense on the floors of motor vehicle manufacturers' factories: Variance is steadily increasing. Costs have to be contained. Fraunhofer researchers are now using RFID technology to introduce more ...

dateJan 03, 2018 in Engineering
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Carving out circuits that click into place

A strategy for assembly of electronic systems-especially the flexible structures needed for high-performance devices of the future-uses integrated circuits as Lego-like building blocks. "This plug-and-play approach is absolutely ...

dateDec 29, 2017 in Engineering
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