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Elizabeth Montalbano

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10 Ways Robots Are Better Than Us
Elizabeth Montalbano, Contributing Writer
4/16/2014  6
There's been a lot of talk lately about robots replacing humans in a variety of jobs, along with worries that robots will soon take over the world and even become more powerful than ...

Ann R. Thryft

Engineering Materials
Video: 3D-Printed Drone Flies High
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
4/16/2014  2
I guess it was inevitable: 3D printing has met up with drones in a 3D-printed UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle). University of Sheffield engineers printed the prototype drone in 24 ...

Miroslav Djuric, ifixit.com

Blog
Teardown: Dismantling the Samsung Galaxy S5
Miroslav Djuric, ifixit.com
4/15/2014  13
Every so often, the Earth-bound teardown team at iFixit gazes skyward. Today, they look to take the Samsung Galaxy S5 to pieces. Will this device be immortalized among the stars of ...

Ann R. Thryft

Engineering Materials
3D Pictures of Huge, Self-Assembled DNA Structures
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
4/15/2014  3
Last fall, we updated you on the self-assembly technology developed by researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute using engineered DNA. The researchers used engineered DNA to develop a ...

Ann R. Thryft

Engineering Materials
3D Printing High-Strength Carbon Composites Using PEEK, PAEK
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
4/14/2014  6
There's been a flurry of news recently about 3D printing carbon composites, both inside and outside the rarefied atmosphere of aerospace. We told you about the MarkOne, the first ...

Miroslav Djuric, ifixit.com

Blog
Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch Teardown
Miroslav Djuric, ifixit.com
4/11/2014  2
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Ann R. Thryft

Engineering Materials
Stratasys Buys 3D Printing Service Bureaus to Expand End Production
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
4/11/2014  2
In a move that will create one of the biggest commercial 3D printing and additive manufacturing (AM) service bureaus, Stratasys will buy Solid Concepts and Harvest Technologies and ...

Tom Kramer

Guest Blogs
Your Customers May Be Clueless, but You Needn't Be
Tom Kramer, Kablooe Design
4/11/2014  0
We all want to make our customers happy by giving them what they want and need, right? Well, it depends. Voice of the Customer (VoC) is aimed at clarifying customer wants and needs, ...

Cabe Atwell

Blog
Yarn-Weaving Printer Creates Custom Clothes
Cabe Atwell, Contributing Editor, Design Hardware & Software
4/11/2014  3
With 3D printing taking much of the DIY spotlight recently, many hackers and enthusiasts have been trying to put their own spin on the additive manufacturing process.

Features

9 Fundamental Facts for Self-Clinching Fastener Success
4/3/2014
 1
By following nine basic principles, engineers can take advantage of self-clinching fasteners for their ability to join thin metal sheets, reduce hardware counts, and allow removal or replacement of components.

Evolving Solutions for Remote HMI Monitoring
4/1/2014
 0
Web-enabled monitoring of production data is expanding to focus on a broader set of users, device types, use cases, and resulting workflows.

How to End Wiring Disarray & Inconsistency in Electrical Enclosures
3/11/2014
 4
Achieving uniform placement and organization of wiring cables can be difficult in network cabinets serviced by different installers and maintenance staff. Consistent, organized wiring systems can be maintained with a set of cable management devices.

Coatings Stand Up to Harsh Environments
3/4/2014
 8
Engineers are using additive manufacturing with powder metals to cut costs and cycle times in materials R&D, new product development, low-volume manufacturing, and in-service product repair.

3D Printing Using Powder Metals: Choose the Right Process for the Right Application
2/19/2014
 2
Engineers are using additive manufacturing with powder metals to cut costs and cycle times in new product development, low volume manufacturing, and in-service product repair.

Intelligent Drug Delivery Systems Target Disease to Ease Pain of Medication
2/17/2014
 0
Researchers are developing drugs that are more targeted to effect only diseased cells or areas of the body that need treatment rather than the body as a whole.

A Lean Approach to Designing Medical Drug Delivery Systems
2/12/2014
 1
Applying Lean philosophy in the design cycle by eliminating variation through standardized systems and processes, plus vertically integrating rapid prototyping and tooling development, cuts time and cost.

Design Close-Up: Overcoming the Complex Demands of a Medical Part
2/4/2014
 2
From functionality to aesthetics to cost pressures, product developers today face an unprecedented variety of conflicting demands. Every design engineer can benefit from working closely with experienced mold makers and molders.

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