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Student-Designed System for E-Motorbike Tops TI Challenge
STEM Connection 
8/22/2014  2 comments
A battery management system to support an electric motorcycle lithium-ion battery pack took first place in Texas Instruments' annual engineering innovation contest.
Comment:Good "Sense" - Elizabeth M-8/21/2014
Video: Solar Car Drives Valuable Career Lessons Home
STEM Connection 
8/21/2014  14 comments
Since 1987, teams of engineers around the world have built solar cars to participate in a road race around Australia called the World Solar Challenge, being tested on the race time, kilometers traveled, practicality, and energy used by the vehicles they invent.
Slideshow: Jewelry Harvests Energy in the Blink of an Eye
Blog 
8/20/2014  25 comments
An Israeli design student has created a series of unique pieces of jewelry that can harvest energy from default movements of the body and even use human blood as a way to conduct energy.
Comment:Re: BIG START - Elizabeth M-8/19/2014
Comment:Holy Grail? - Elizabeth M-8/19/2014
Comment:Cool project - Elizabeth M-8/19/2014
Video: Robot Hitchhikes Across Canada
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8/19/2014  17 comments
If you see a hitchhiker along the road in Canada this summer, it may not be human. That’s because a robot is thumbing its way across our neighbor to the north as part of a collaborative research project by several Canadian universities.
The ‘Holy Grail’ for Lithium-Based Batteries
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8/19/2014  7 comments
Stanford University researchers have found a way to realize what’s been called the “Holy Grail” of battery-design research -- designing a pure lithium anode for lithium-based batteries. The design has great potential to provide unprecedented efficiency and performance in lithium-based batteries that could substantially drive down the cost of electric vehicles and solve the charging problems associated with smartphones.
Comment:Re: BIG START - Elizabeth M-8/18/2014
Comment:Re: Super Man - Elizabeth M-8/18/2014
Comment:Re: Super Man - Elizabeth M-8/18/2014
Comment:Re: Practical - Elizabeth M-8/13/2014
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'Lab on a Chip' Provides Unprecedented Early Diagnosis of Disease
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8/8/2014  25 comments
A new technology presents a major breakthrough in preventative medicine by providing the ability to diagnose infectious or inherited diseases long before they’ve historically been identified.
Comment:Great idea - Elizabeth M-8/6/2014
Comment:Robot fans - Elizabeth M-8/5/2014
Video: Baseball ‘Fanbots’ Lead Cheers, Boost Morale
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8/5/2014  19 comments
This Korean baseball team has responded to its losing streak by packing a section of its stadium’s stands with interactive robots dubbed “Fanbots” to give the team and its fans a much-needed boost.
Comment:Lighting - Elizabeth M-8/4/2014


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