Archive for the ‘Technological Advancement’ Category:

Shifting from electronics to ionics

It is common knowledge that the electronics of today function by moving electrons through a conducting material, in most cases copper or aluminum. Due to the ease of moving such a light particle through a media where no unwanted chemical reactions occur, this has been the sole design for electrical devices until now. Researchers working

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Unlocking the Power of Light

If you have ever had the pleasure of taking a physics class you probably know that light travels extremely fast.  299,705,000 meters per second or 670,422,658 miles per hour in air to be exact.  One may believe that freezing something that travels this fast for even a fraction of a second is impossible. Would you

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Minuscule Printed Batteries

3-D printing has become very popular in all fields of research recently. This is partly due to the materials the devices can utilize including various types of plastics and even specialized living cells. Researchers at Harvard University and the University of Illinois have teamed up and managed to add another material to the growing list

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Don’t be “blind” to bionic technology.

Bionic body parts aren’t just found in science fiction novels and television series anymore. The technology began with prosthetic limbs that can be controlled by one’s brain via implanted chip. The technology has now gone one more step into the future with the development of the bionic eye by researchers at Monash University in Australia.

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Are intelligent roads in our future?

Everywhere we look in our present society we see technological advancement making life easier, more enjoyable and even safer for the average person. However, there is one very important aspect to many of our lives that hasn’t seen advancement since the 1800’s – our roads, highways and interstates. It seems our automobiles have seen much

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