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Nuclear reactor technology research dwindled away when nuclear power fell out of favor several decades ago. Renewed interest in fission-based energy means knowledge gained in past research is relevant again. Researchers at DOE’s Oak Ridge National…

Virtual reality can improve design skills in younger generation

COLUMBIA, Mo. ¬ — Rapidly improving technology is changing everyday life for all generations. This constantly changing environment can be a difficult adjustment for older generations. However, for the current generation known as “Generation Y”, t…

Bedside ultrasound becomes a reality

Clinicians have often referred to ultrasound technology as the “stethoscope of the future,” predicting that as the equipment shrinks in size, it will one day be as common at the bedside as that trusty tool around every physician’s neck. According to…

Making solar panels with cleaner, greener technology

Mention solar energy, and most people think “squeaky clean, pollution-free.” The reality of making solar panels with existing technology, however, is much different, involving use of potentially toxic substances and lots of energy. That could change…

New vaccine technology protects mice from hepatitis C virus

Immunology: Three percent of the world’s population is currently infected by hepatitis C. The virus hides in the liver and can cause cirrhosis and liver cancer, and it’s the most frequent cause of liver transplants in Denmark. Since the virus mutate…

The world’s first surfboard with integrated technology

Pukas Surf (the leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance surfboards in Europe) and Tecnalia Research & Innovation have presented their research work into the mechanical behaviour of surfboards.
Surfing is still a sport governed by …

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