The AMPSLIM(TM) 1.25-mm wire-to-board connector is for the Video Electronic Standard Assn. (VESA) flat-panel display interface (FPDI-2) standard. The AMPSLIM connector was chosen by VESA for the FPDI-2 Standard for the eight- and 20-position connectors for internal flat-panel interface to host pc-boards. This low-profile connector provides electrical and mechanical performance, and is targeted for use in equipment such as notebook PCs with LCD monitors and camcords.
A group of researchers at the Seoul National University have discovered a way to take material from cigarette butts and turn it into a carbon-based material thats ideal for storing energy and creating a powerful supercapacitor.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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