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Elizabeth M
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Autodesk, Microsoft Enable Direct 3D Printing From Windows
Product News 
7/26/2013  6 comments
Autodesk will be the first software company to take advantage of the 3D printer pipeline that will be available in the upcoming Windows 8.1 update release.
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X-Wind Envisions Wind-Powered Electric Railways
7/24/2013  27 comments
Turbines could bring a renewable source of power to railways and any areas where there is wind and limited space, restricted access, or noise considerations.
GrabCAD Integrates AutoDesk Tools Into Cloud Collaboration Environment
7/23/2013  3 comments
Autodesk has partnered with GrabCAD to bring its design tools -- AutoCAD 360 and Fusion 360 -- online as part of the GrabCAD Toolbox.
Panasonic, Imec Develop Vibration Energy Harvester
7/23/2013  25 comments
Panasonic and Belgian company Imec have teamed up to develop an electrostatic energy harvester that can power tire pressure monitoring systems using vibration and noise from the tires themselves.
Video: Purdue Researchers Develop Hands-On 3D Digital Modeling Tool
7/22/2013  16 comments
Researchers at Purdue University have created a hands-on design tool that interprets gestures and movements, thus enabling designers to create and modify 3D shapes with their hands.
Researchers Develop Electricity-Conducting Yarn for Smart Clothing
7/22/2013  16 comments
Clothing is about to get smarter thanks to a new yarn developed by researchers in Australia that can conduct and store electricity, and can be used to create fabric with its own built-in power source.
Teen Develops Flashlight Powered by Human Hand
STEM Connection 
7/18/2013  16 comments
While other teenagers are out with their friends or playing video games, 15-year-old Ann Makosinski is inventing energy-harvesting devices that she hopes will make the world a better place.
Comment:Re: Not me! - Elizabeth M-7/18/2013
Australian Researchers Develop Robots to Improve Agriculture
7/16/2013  16 comments
Researchers at the University of Sydney are giving the booming Australian agricultural industry some help with its search for cheap labor -- two robots called Mantis and Shrimp that help monitor crops and provide valuable information to farmers.
Floating Wind Turbine Harvests Energy From Ocean Currents
7/15/2013  9 comments
SKWID (Savonius Keel & Wind Turbine Darrieus) from Mitsui Ocean Development & Engineering Company (MODEC) promises to convert power from offshore winds, as well as from the ocean itself, into usable energy.
Shorts Recharge Your Cellphone on the Go
7/12/2013  29 comments
Vodafone's Power Shorts can harvest energy from a person's movements to recharge a cellphone battery.
Antimicrobial Coating for Medical Devices Protects Patients
Product News 
7/12/2013  14 comments
Specialty Coating Systems has released its first Parylene coating with antimicrobrial properties, enabling it to protect people from E.coli and a number of other dangerous microorganisms when applied to medical devices.
Comment:Natural fit - Elizabeth M-7/11/2013
Researchers Extract Plant Material for Use in Solar-Energy Harvesting
7/11/2013  17 comments
University of Georgia researchers have developed a way to interrupt plant photosynthesis so material from them can be used to harvest solar energy.
Video: Wood Fiber Used to Create Organic Nanobattery
7/10/2013  9 comments
The National Science Foundation is supporting the work of University of Maryland grad students to develop a sodium-ion battery that uses wood as its base and whose components are thinner than a piece of paper.
3D-Printed Lithium-Ion Battery Is the Size of a Pinhead
7/9/2013  23 comments
Harvard University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and visiting South Korean researchers have produced a 3D-printed lithium-ion battery that could one day be used to power tiny medical devices and robots.
Thermal Energy-Harvesting Research Gets $1.5M Boost
7/9/2013  8 comments
UK Researcher Neil Fox, a senior lecturer in the University of Bristol’s School of Chemistry, was recently awarded nearly $1.5 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to pursue his thermal-energy harvesting work.
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