Design and Construction

Hyper-thin material pushes limits of technological production

Friday, 18 April 2014 08:41

Materials engineering research and development can open new possibilities for the creation of novel devices, fabrics and other items.

Scientists take first glimpse of exciton motion at work

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 09:43

Insights into the behavior atomic processes are vital for taking steps forward in engineering research and development, especially when discoveries are unprecedented.

SpaceX Dragon on route to space station with materials for experiments

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 10:11

Immense advances in orbital and space launch technologies have resulted from engineering research and led to new missions beyond the earth's atmosphere.

Piezoelectric polymers collect vibrations to generate energy

Friday, 11 April 2014 10:01

The development of devices that can harness sustainable sources of power, from wind energy to ambient vibrations, is among the foremost goals of current engineering research efforts.

Wearable electronics demonstrated with thermoelectric generator

Friday, 11 April 2014 10:01

Bringing technology to new levels of portability, such as wearable electronics, requires innovations in engineering research and development.

Cellular radios bring logic to bacteria

Thursday, 10 April 2014 10:46

Advances in biological and electronic engineering research have led to crossover technologies that fuse organic and inorganic functionality in living things.

Spin-based RAM may revolutionize computer architectures

Wednesday, 09 April 2014 09:46

The application of quantum principles to electronic systems has helped scientists engineering information technology to make groundbreaking discoveries that may lead to the development of computers with unprecedented functionality.

Trees provide raw material for supercapacitors

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 12:26

Advances in computer systems have been made possible by scientists developing new metallic materials, though a new discovery in organic chemistry may lead to a unique way of engineering information technology.

Researchers genetically engineer trees for easy processing

Friday, 04 April 2014 12:36

Genetic engineering research has led to numerous techniques for modifying plants to make them more amenable to specific human purposes.

Extended liver emulation achieved with nanoscale collagen layering

Thursday, 03 April 2014 11:06

Three dimensional bioengineering research has had difficulty achieving prolonged liver cell functionality in microfluidic devices due to size limitations that prevent the use of existing techniques.
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