Engineering

The Importance of the Equal Sign

The Importance of the Equal Sign

Researchers from Texas A&M University have discovered new evidence regarding mathematics education. Their study suggests that the understanding of the equal sign (‘=’) is crucial in acquiring logical and mathematical thinking, and therefore it should be emphasized when teaching youth ...

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Cost-Effective Self-Healing Concrete

Cost-Effective Self-Healing Concrete

A team of scientists from the University of Rhode Island (URI) has recently published an article describing a self-healing concrete that would be inexpensive to produce. Such concrete could help reduce structure repair costs, lower cement-production carbon emissions, and even ...

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Self Charging Electronics

Self Charging Electronics

Researchers at Texas A&M University have made significant inroads in the area of power harvesting; a field focused on building self powered devices that don’t need replaceable power supplies such as batteries. Their findings show that approximately 21 nanometer thick ...

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Titanium-Based Metallic-Glass

Titanium-Based Metallic-Glass

Scientists from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed new kind of alloys – lighter and less expensive than any the group had previously created. The novel range of structural metallic-glass composites is based in titanium and according to ...

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Special Report: NASA Future Forum

Special Report: NASA Future Forum

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently held the sixth of seven planned Future Forums at the Museum of Science in Boston in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The forum included presentations by NASA Deputy Administrator, Shana Dale, the head of Ares ...

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