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Wireless Material Improves Outlook for Artificial Retinas

Posted December 03, 2014 10:14 AM

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Researchers have combined semiconductor nanorods and carbon nanotubes to create a wireless, light-sensitive flexible film that could potentially replace a damaged retina.

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GE Marks 25,000th Wind Turbine Installation

Posted November 19, 2014 1:27 PM

From IHS Engineering360: Engineering News & Analysis - Latest News Articles:

GE says it installed its 25,000th wind turbine installation in early November. The company says it now has more than 38 gigawatts (GW) of installed wind turbines around the world. GE reached the milestone during the installation of a 2.75-103 wind turbine with wind developer Energiekontor.

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Shape Changing Aircraft Wings

Posted November 19, 2014 1:26 PM

From IHS Engineering360: Engineering News & Analysis - Latest News Articles:

Shape-changing aircraft wings using compliant materials can improve aerodynamic efficiency, resulting in fuel savings and noise reduction.

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ASTM Standard Would Promote Consistent Roller Design for Fiber Reinforced Concrete Tests

Posted November 19, 2014 1:26 PM

From IHS Engineering360: Engineering News & Analysis - Latest News Articles:

Laboratories that conduct beam tests on fiber reinforced concrete are encouraged to join in the development of a new ASTM International standard, ASTM WK42757, Practice for Design of Supporting Rollers to Be Used in Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beam Tests.

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Power Supply Consortium Agrees on Standards

Posted November 19, 2014 1:25 PM

From IHS Engineering360: Engineering News & Analysis - Latest News Articles:

Three power supply manufacturers: CUI Inc., Ericsson Power Modules and Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd., have come together to define common mechanical, electrical and even software specifications for the architecture of a standard end-to-end distributed power conversion system.

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