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  • How to help assembly-line robots shift gears and pick up almost anything
    A University of Washington team created a new tool that can design a 3D-printable passive gripper and calculate the best path to pick up an object. The team tested this system on a suite of 22 objects -- including a 3D-printed bunny, a doorstop-shape…
    - 14 days ago 29 Jul 22, 2:24pm -
  • A 'nano-robot' built entirely from DNA to explore cell processes
    Constructing a tiny robot from DNA and using it to study cell processes invisible to the naked eye... You would be forgiven for thinking it is science fiction, but it is in fact the subject of serious research. This highly innovative 'nano-robot' sho…
    - 15 days ago 28 Jul 22, 11:59am -
  • Programming pH
    Researchers have developed a technique to control pH at the local level, creating a dense array of microsites where the amount of protons is 100 to 1000 times higher than the average in the rest of the solution.
    - 16 days ago 27 Jul 22, 6:14pm -
  • New catalyst leads to more efficient butadiene production
    Researchers have developed a new catalyst that improves the efficiency of converting butane, a component of natural gas, into butadiene -- a widely-used building block in synthetic rubber and a variety of plastics.
    - 16 days ago 27 Jul 22, 6:13pm -
  • Breakthrough quantum algorithm
    Physicists are claiming significant progress in using quantum computers to study and predict how the state of a large number of interacting quantum particles evolves over time. This was done by developing a quantum algorithm that they run on an IBM q…
    - 16 days ago 27 Jul 22, 3:07pm - Engineering Tech