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To each driver the appropriate vehicle

Bringing mobility into Germany's transition to a new energy economy is a complex undertaking. While carmakers are developing more economical com- bustion engines and alternative drive systems, research establishments and ...

dateJan 03, 2017 in Engineering
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Rolling out an e-sticker revolution

The healthcare industry forecasts that future wellbeing will be monitored by wearable, wirelessly networked sensors. Manufacturing such devices could become much easier using decal electronics. A KAUST-developed process prints ...

dateJan 03, 2017 in Engineering
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Flexible OLEDs now one step closer to market

Partners of the PI-SCALE project recently showcased their first pilot lines demonstrators of flexible OLEDS—providing a great opportunity for EU companies to bring their ideas and concepts to market. The presented OLED ...

dateDec 20, 2016 in Engineering
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Image: Breaking boundaries in new engine designs

In an effort to improve fuel efficiency, NASA and the aircraft industry are rethinking aircraft design. Inside the 8' x 6' wind tunnel at NASA Glenn, engineers recently tested a fan and inlet design, commonly called a propulsor, ...

dateJan 10, 2017 in Engineering
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From outer space to inner eye

Contact lenses, spectacles and eye implants are now being made more accurately thanks to research instruments flying on the International Space Station.

dateDec 22, 2016 in Engineering
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