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Bio Inspired Materials: The Electric Eel

Posted on January 11th, 2018 by

When it comes to designing new materials, it’s often worth turning to nature for inspiration. After millions of years of evolution there’s a vast array of complex materials all around us. Continue reading “Bio Inspired Materials: The Electric Eel” »

Waxing Hyperbolic About 3D Printing in 2017

Posted on January 3rd, 2018 by

3D printed sphere

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Will 2017 be remembered as the year 3D printing matured beyond prototyping to production? Ponder this quick compilation reporting the biggest, the best, or the most impressive from the following year. Continue reading “Waxing Hyperbolic About 3D Printing in 2017” »

Concluding to “Jump” for Emergency Building Evacuation

Posted on December 27th, 2017 by


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With urban buildings going higher and constrained footprints straining emergency egress, one company eyes a novel approach through windows rather than doors. Continue reading “Concluding to “Jump” for Emergency Building Evacuation” »

iPhone X Teardown – Don’t Try This At Home

Posted on December 20th, 2017 by


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Before you take a butter knife to pry open your latest $1000 Apple acquisition, you may want to see how the experts do it and consider replacement part costs. Continue reading “iPhone X Teardown – Don’t Try This At Home” »

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