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Using imprint processing to mass-produce tiny antennas could improve wireless electronics

The antenna is typically the largest wireless component in mobile devices, and shrinking it could leave more room for other gadgets and features.|Medium Read
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A minimally-invasive brain implant to translate thoughts into movement

The implant is called the BioBolt, and unlike other neural interface technologies that establish a connection from the brain to an external device such as a computer, it's minimally invasive and low power.|Short Read
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Sung Ho Park receives 2011 IEEE MTT-S Scholarship

Sung Ho plans to design photoconductive antenna arrays with optimal radiation efficiency and broadband operation.|Short Read
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Morteza Nick receives Best Paper Award at IMS2011

Morteza introduces a new voltage-controlled-oscillator design technique that offers significant advantages in terms of size, DC power consumption and frequency tunability.|Short Read
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Living off the grid: smart grids are current technology at its best

If that branch had tangled with a smart grid, the scene might have played out differently because smart grids have the ability to be “self-healing.”|Medium Read
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AMD/Michigan Student Design Contest

Congratulations to the winning students!|Medium Read
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Finding water fit to drink: technology delivers the best solution

Water technologies have had a lot of obstacles to overcome, despite the fact that 70 percent of the planet is water. |Medium Read
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Iverson Bell awarded NSF Fellowship for Research in Space Propulsion

Bell is investigating how to use an electrodynamic, propellantless propulsion concept to push against the Earth's magnetic field in order to maneuver satellites and counteract drag.|Short Read
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Most powerful millimeter-scale energy harvester generates electricity from vibrations

The researchers have built a complete system that integrates a high-quality energy-harvesting piezoelectric material with the circuitry that makes the power accessible.|Short Read
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MEMStim takes first prize in the Michigan Business Challenge

MEMStim is committed to improving the standard of patient care in neurostimulation. Congratulations, Angelique!|Short Read
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Solar power without solar cells: A hidden magnetic effect of light could make it possible

This new technique could make solar power cheaper and, with improved materials, more efficient.|Short Read
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Connor Field — Growing energy on a solar farm

"Energy will be the major concern in the United States for my generation," Connor says. "Now is the time to research and invest in the technologies that will power our future."|Medium Read