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A teenage girl has created a 3D-printed lens and app that can detect eye disease

The app uses an AI system to identify diabetic retinopathy in photos<p>A teenage girl has created a 3D-printed lens that, when fitted onto a smartphone and used with an app, can give a preliminary diagnosis for people with diabetic retinopathy, reports <i>IEEE Spectrum</i>. Diabetic retinopathy is the most …

25+ Stunningly Designed Staircases That Are a Step Above All the Rest

Stairs are so commonplace in architecture that you might not give them a second thought. But as evidenced by modern stair design, it’s something that we should pay attention to more. When done well, they transcend their primary function and become sculptural works of art that make ordinary places …

Heating up hair science | Reuters

West Lafayette, IND (Reuters) Tahira Reid loves science. So she decided to use that passion to study one of her biggest causes of anxiety.<p>“Being an African American woman myself, knowing the challenges, knowing the frustrations that woman have expressed about hair,” said Reid, an Assistant …

Hair

Yea or Nay? Super-Fast Fingernail-Painting Machine Meant to Engage Females With Technology

From NASA to the Nailbot<p>The issue of females being underrepresented in STEM fields isn't an easy one to unpack. The dismal statistics can also place …

Recycle A Cup

StudioMoya LLC<p>Medelco Inc.<p>Overview<p>2015 IDSA International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) Finalist. Recycle A Cup cuts and separates used Keurig …

Product Design

Engineering as a Driving Force Behind the Design-Thinking Movement | Stanford eCorner

It’s wonderful that design thinking is now applied to so many different problems: designing better experiences for hospital patients, designing and …

A new material to unearth mysteries of magnetic fields

Journeying to the center of the Earth, a la Jules Verne, won't be happening anytime soon. A new material made from a liquid metal and magnetic …

Yale

Magnetically Repelling Ice

People can be nervous fliers to begin with. Even when there isn’t a cloud in the sky, there are few words that cause anxiety in some like, “Prepare …

Toyota invests $35M in artificial intelligence, materials science research

One of the ground-floor collaborators in the project is the University of Michigan and University at Buffalo.

Artificial Intelligence

BYU engineering students use virtual reality to develop aerospace, defense solutions

PROVO — Lockheed Martin has awarded a grant to the BYU Department of Mechanical Engineering to develop aspects of a virtual reality training system …

Nanocar is the first step toward a controlled transport system at the molecular scale

Dr. Saw-Wai Hla and Dr. Eric Masson are thrilled with their team's performance in the world's first nanocar race in April, but for them, it was a fun …

Nanotech

Collegiate inventors awarded 2017 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

The Lemelson-MIT Program today announced the winners of the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize after a nationwide search for the most inventive college …

Engineering

New way to test self-driving cars could cut 99.9 percent of validation costs

Mobility researchers at the University of Michigan have devised a new way to test autonomous vehicles that bypasses the billions of miles they would …

University of Michigan

Engineers Are Not Mechanics

It may be hard to believe, but most mechanical engineers designing your cars have no clue how to fix them. That's because engineering and automotive …

Batteries that “drink” seawater could power long-range underwater vehicles

The long range of airborne drones helps them perform critical tasks in the skies. Now MIT spinout Open Water Power (OWP) aims to greatly improve the …

Engineering

Will Mechanical Engineers Still Find Work When All Cars Are Electric?

What will mechanical engineers do after automobiles become mostly electric and electronic? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora: <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Betsy Megas, Mechanical engineer, on Quora:<p><i>What will</i> …

Underwater telecommunication is hard, but engineers just made a huge breakthrough

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have discovered a method of packing more channels onto …

Introducing Well, an Intelligent Home Water Conservation System

Easy-to-install sensors linked to an app provide an accurate picture of your water consumption<p>What uses up the most water in your house: Your shower, …

Water

10 Ikea essentials and their best alternatives

Ideas, ideas, ideas!<p>Over the years, Swedish retailer Ikea has become a go-to for folks trying to furnish their first—or fifth!—apartment in one clean-lined, budget-friendly swoop. A Billy bookcase here (the company claims one of them is sold every five seconds), a Poäng chair there (the 40-year-old …

Self-sufficient Skilpod home generates all its own energy, pops up in less than a day

Belgian construction company Skilpod has produced a prefabricated home that can generate all its own energy and pop up in as little as half a day. …

The Ultimate 2017 Spring Movie Guide - PureWow

The end of winter is near, and the sweet goodness of spring is so close, we can taste it. Despite still recuperating from last weekend’s epic Academy …

Strength of Materials - Mechanical Engineering Questions and Answers Page 2

Exercise :: Strength of Materials - Section 1<p>Strength of Materials - Section 1<br>• Strength of Materials - Section 2<br>• Strength of Materials - Section …

Engineering

Range Rover Velar – first look inside

The Range Rover Velar is unusual in that its interior is almost more interesting than its exterior design.<p>Land Rover's latest luxury 4x4 has an exceptionally opulent cabin, which has already been heralded as a game-changer in automotive design. The interfaces, many of which are hidden-until-lit …

10 Super Cozy Examples Of How To Achieve Warm Room Design

Watch the cold weather melt away in these beautifully styled rooms.<p>In these spaces, style takes a perfectly toasty turn.