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EuroScience Latest News May 2013

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The calls for Science-2-Business and Career proposals are open. The Science-2-Business programme will include sessions on innovation, entrepreneurship and business development. The Career Programme will deal with career issues for researchers at all stages. Both calls will close on the 11th August 2013, and we encourage you to submit excellent proposals respecting the selection criteria of each programme. To know more on how to apply, please consult the ESOF2014 website.Daugiau... Continue reading “EuroScience Latest News May 2013” »

The “Mini-Me” of smart-bomb technology is ready to leave the lab

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A team of engineers at Sandia National Laboratories, in Albuquerque, is ­completing a testable prototype of the world’s firstlaser-guided ­bullet.

Like a “mini-me” of smart bombs, this patented technology has some of the same computerized control and guidance features found on proven Gulf War weaponry, such as the Paveway series of laser-guided bombs. Continue reading “The “Mini-Me” of smart-bomb technology is ready to leave the lab” »

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Caltech engineers build electronic chips that repair themselves

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March 10, 2013

Imagine that the chips in your smart phone or computer could repair and defend themselves on the fly, recovering in microseconds from problems ranging from less-than-ideal battery power to total transistor failure. It might sound like the stuff of science fiction, Continue reading “Caltech engineers build electronic chips that repair themselves” »
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Electromagnetic energy duster

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Dennis Siegel, a student at the University of the Arts in Bremen, Germany has built what he calls an electromagnetic harvester—it converts electromagnetic fields in the immediate environment into electricity to recharge a common AA battery. He’s won a 2nd place award in the HfK Bremen Hochschulpreis 2013 competition for Digitale Medien, for his efforts.
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