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Exploring the Environment of an Explosion

April 24, 2013 9:53 am | by Georgia Tech Videos Comments

To study the effects of improvised explosive devices on soldiers and help provide continuing treatment, Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) researchers have developed IBESS, a sensor system that measures the physical environment of an explosion and collects data that can correlate what the soldier experienced with long-term outcomes.

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Additive Manufacturing Changes Everything

April 9, 2013 11:18 am | by University of Connecticut Videos Comments

The University of Connecticut and Pratt & Whitney have created one of the most advanced additive manufacturing laboratories in the country. The new Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center at UConn is the first additive manufacturing facility in the Northeast to work with metals rather than plastics.

Demonstration: Adaptive Material Inspired by Tears

April 8, 2013 3:33 pm | by Kristen Kusek, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard Videos Comments

As demonstrated in these videos, sitting at rest, the adaptive and multifunctional material is smooth, clear and flat; droplets of water or oil on its omniphobic surface flow freely down its surface. Stretching or bending it makes the fluid surface rougher. The rough surface is opaque, and also confers the ability to precisely control the movement of water or oil droplets.

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Future Organ Production a Possibility with 3D Stem Cell Printer

April 4, 2013 10:45 am | by Reuters Videos Comments

For the first time scientists have printed human embryonic stem cells using a 3D printer. The Heriot-Watt University team's research could eventually lead to human organs being printed on demand and an end to animal drug testing. Jim Drury reports.

SciFri 061512 Hour 1: Emergency Contraception, Microbiome Project, Bacterial Armor, Sylvia Earle

June 18, 2012 12:36 pm Podcasts Comments

How the morning-after pill works, scoping out the trillions of germs that call the healthy human body home, seeing a bacterial protective protein coat, and a tour of Sylvia Earle's desk.

SciFri 061512 Hour 2: Dating Cave Art, Peter Piot, Visualizing Statistics

June 18, 2012 12:36 pm Podcasts Comments

Dating a red disk painted in a Spanish cave over 40,800 years ago, a virus hunter recalls the discovery of Ebola and HIV, and how turning data into faces makes people take notice.

SciFri 060812 Hour 1: Flame Malware, Stem Cells and Vascular Disease, Flame Challenge Winner

June 9, 2012 10:37 am Podcasts Comments

Tracking malicious computer code, a link between stem cells and vascular disease, and understanding how a flame works.

Futures in Biotech 94: Getting DNA Right-s

June 9, 2012 10:36 am Podcasts Comments

Host: Marc Pelletier Co-Host: Denise Howell We navigate the waters of Biotechnology. Gene patents, how do you get them and why are they there? And once you have them, how are you going to finance your company and move forward? Guest: Eileen Smith Ewing - Shareholder,...

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Living Hinges - Protomold Design Tips for Injection Molding

June 8, 2012 12:39 pm | by protolabsinc Videos Comments

In this installment of Design Tips for Plastic Injection Molding, Kevin Crystal talks about designing living hinges in plastic parts. Using the Protomold Design Cube, Kevin demonstrates the best resins to use when designing living hinges.

Structural Adhesives Video

June 8, 2012 9:39 am | by fabricoconverting | Fabrico, Inc. Videos Comments

Structural adhesives, in both liquid and tape formats, are used in a growing number of applications as replacements for mechanical fasteners, in automotive, construction, medical and energy markets. Watch Fabrico's video on Structural Adhesives to learn more.

OSCON 2011: Karen Sandler

June 6, 2012 5:39 am | by oreillymedia Videos Comments

Karen Sandler (GNOME Foundation)

Electronic Proportional Valve Driver (EVPD) Overview

June 6, 2012 5:38 am | by cilcom | Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc. Videos Comments

EVPD Proportional Valve Driver overview with Ernie Deoring

Rob Clippard shows off his air guitar

June 4, 2012 6:38 pm | by mdteditor | Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc. Videos Comments

Rob Clippard of Clippard Instrument Laboratory illustrates the capabilities of pneumatic components with his demonstration of an "air guitar" that is played through the use of an iPad and an array of Clippard valves and components. These same types of pneumatics can be indicated in a...

Evonik Cyro's Peter Colburn Introduces an Antimicrobial Material

June 4, 2012 6:37 pm | by mdteditor | Evonik Cyro, LLC Videos Comments

Peter Colburn, director of business development at Evonik Cyro, introduces a new acrylic-polycarbonate alloy called CYREX Protect. The material is intended for use in antimicrobial medical devices. Colburn also reviews other materials in the companies stable of offerings. Visit...

SciFri 060112 Hour 2: Technology and Health Care, Remembering a Son in Immortal Bird

June 3, 2012 12:37 am Podcasts Comments

Got high blood pressure? There is an app for that! Plus, a father reflects on family life, heartbreaking loss, and how he thinks the medical system failed his son.

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