Artificial ‘skin’ gives robotic hand a sense of touch

A team of researchers from the University of Houston has reported a breakthrough in stretchable electronics that can serve as an artificial skin, allowing a robotic hand to sense the difference between hot and cold, while also offering advantages for a wide range of biomedical devices.

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ASK YOUR SCIENCE TEACHER – La Crosse Tomah Journal

La Crosse Tomah JournalASK YOUR SCIENCE TEACHERLa Crosse Tomah JournalThe foundations of quantum mechanics were established in the first 40 years of the 20th century from about 1895 to 1935. The big names in this field are Niels Bohr, Max Planck, Albert Einstein, Werner Heisenberg, Louis de Broglie and Erwin Schrodinger.

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I’m on the front page of Reddit. This is how it feels – CNET

CNET’s Rebecca Fleenor took a picture of herself looking like a work of art. Here’s how that photo traveled from her Instagram account to internet fame.

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Apple Watch 3 makes calls, but you’d better keep them short – CNET

Apple pledged an 18-hour battery life for its cellular-enabled watch, but its real-world estimates for specific activities are often far shorter.

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Tunable Nanoparticle Layer Switches Between a ‘Mirror’ and a ‘Window’

Pulsed Laser Diodes Can Hasten Clinical Use of Photoacoustic Imaging Through hundreds of publications and conference papers each year, photoacoustic imaging has been shown to have potential for early detection of afflictions such as skin and thyroid cancer,… rapidFLIM: The New and Innovative Method for Ultra fast FLIM Imaging rapidFLIM exploits recent advances in Time-Correlated Single Photon Counting electronics, where ultra-short dead times allows imaging fast, dynamic processes via Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging… Lasers: Understanding the Basics Over 50 years have passed since the first demonstration of a laser in 1960.

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Study Examines How to Reduce Nanoparticle Emissions during 3D Printing – Nanotechnology News

Study Examines How to Reduce Nanoparticle Emissions during 3D PrintingNanotechnology NewsOn August 30, 2017, Environmental Science & Technology, an American Chemical Society (ACS) publication, published a study entitled “Characterization and Control of Nanoparticle Emission during 3D Printing.

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Test strips for cancer detection get upgraded with nanoparticle bling

IMAGE: By coating gold nanoparticles in thin layers of platinum, only a few atoms thick, Xiaohu Xia's team was able to increase the sensitivity of test strips that detect prostate-specific antigen… view The most common test strip people might think of for diagnosis is a home pregnancy test. Pregnant women have steadily increasing levels of the biomarker human chorionic gonadotropin , which is easily detectable in urine and a thin, colorful strip of antibodies will appear when hCG is present.

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Electric vehicles dominate Frankfurt Motor Show – Roadshow

This week’s international auto show features a whole slew of EVs. Here are five of our favorites.

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Top five cars from the Frankfurt Motor show we won’t get in the U.S. – Roadshow

Sometimes we just don’t get the cool stuff.

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$1.3M For Moreno Valley College’s Upward Bound Funding

Moreno Valley, CA – The United States Department of Education notified Moreno Valley College that it has received a renewal for its Upward Bound Math and Science program. The award is for a five-year period and is over $1.3 million.

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