Top 5 Engineering Technology Articles This Week

Engineering technology may not have been the biggest news of the past week but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t happening. In fact, I’d say they were the highlight of my week! I hope you enjoy my finds. And please, please comment with links to the engineering articles I may have missed.

Paralyzed Monkeys Walk With Help Of Neural Interface
Scientists develop a cancer-detecting smartphone add-on that’s up to 99% accurate
Harvard researchers 3D print a heart-on-a-chip
Google’s DeepMind AI –“Grasps Basic Laws of Physics”
Samsung files patent for a bizarre folding smartphone

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Top 5 Engineering Technology Articles This Week

Welcome to the end of another week. With all the science and engineering technology news this week, I probably could have filled two or three of these lists. But here are some of the stories you might have missed over the past couple of days:

US Special Operations Command plans to have Iron Man-like suit prototypes ready to go by 2018
Turbines From Outer Space Lift Lockheed to New Energy
Flirtey drones deliver socks from the sky at Menlo Ventures’ annual partner meeting
Windy City Could Soon Have the World’s Tallest Timber Tower
Science Rewards Eureka Moments, Except When It Doesn’t

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Catch Our Top Five Engineering Stories This Week

I hope your week was as productive as mine. There’s so much going on right now, from wrapping up existing projects to planning for the new year. Between the projects, though, I found some interesting science and engineering stories. See what you think about these:

Computing glitch may have doomed Mars lander
Undiscovered moons may lurk around Uranus
Hyperloop Pod Hovers for the First Time
Tesla Powerpack 2 has twice the energy density, began shipping in September
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Top 5 Engineering Technology Articles This Week

And with that, another week is in the record books. Hope it was a great one for you. Here’s what caught my attention over the last seven days in engineering technology. What do you think about these topics?

China launches two-man crew to station module
Meet the Giant Robot That Builds Boeing’s Wings
Under Armour brings heart-rate monitoring and a bulky design to its Bluetooth earbuds
Elon Musk Says Every New Tesla Can Drive Itself
Pittsburgh’s AI Traffic Signals Will Make Driving Less Boring

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Top 5 Engineering Technology Articles This Week – Space Edition!

Welcome to the end of another week. Lots in the engineering technology news over the last seven days, so let’s explore. I’m a lover of all things space, so out-of-this world items dominate this week’s list.

Barack Obama: America will take the giant leap to Mars
Deep space: Are we smart enough to beat the physics?
A Friend For Pluto: Astronomers Find New Dwarf Planet In Our Solar System
Asgardia, Proposed Space-Based Nation Accepting Citizenship Applications
Trekkie—OK, and President—Barack Obama on Why Star Trek Is So Important

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Top 5 Engineering Technology Picks for the Week

I’m in Austin working on a cool simulation-related project. Details soon. In the meantime, snack on these engineering technology- and science-related stories from the last week:

China Confirms Its Space Station Is Falling Back to Earth
Why VR Matters, Especially in Rural Schools
MIT scientists use radio waves to sense human emotions
Federal policy for self-driving cars aims to set framework for next 50 years
New Supercomputer Cooling Method Could Save Millions of Gallons of Water a Year

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Top 5 Engineering Technology Articles This Week

Congratulations! You made it through another week! Your reward? Reviewing some of the most interesting engineering technology articles that broke during the last seven days here’s what has piqued my curiosity.

STEM To Steam: How Coffee Is Perking Up Engineering Education
In Senegal, young women challenge boundaries through coding
SpaceX says rocket launches could resume as soon as November
Elon Musk’s futuristic supersonic train Hyperloop may just be test-run in Pune
Robot operates inside eye in world first

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Top 5 Engineering Technology Articles This Week

My picks for the Top 5 engineering technology articles are focused on the topic of artificial intelligence this week — a topic I personally find fascinating. AI technologies already permeate our lives and have been fueled in part by cloud computing and web-based data gathering, so I hope you’ll enjoy exploring this fast going research area with me.

Microsoft is putting Cortana machine learning in a fridge
What If Intelligent Machines Could Learn From Each Other?
Study says artificial intelligence will change our lives but won’t kill us
How Artificial Intelligence is Helping Japanese Cucumber Farmers
New center to align AI systems with human values

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Top 5 Engineering Technology Articles This Week

This week my Top 5 engineering technology article picks include further advances in contact lenses technologies, autonomous and flying taxis, $18 million in funding for engineering research cut loose and putting a chip in our brains.

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This Week’s Top 5 Engineering Technology Articles

This week’s top 5 engineering technology articles take us from virtual reality to engineering greener cars to wearable tech to the world of robots. Enjoy!

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