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Reinventing the Robot: Soft Robotics Could Be the Next Step

Reinventing the Robot: Soft Robotics Could Be the Next Step

🕔17:16, 22.Jan 2017

A fun soft robot is changing the way we understand robotic limitations.

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Alumni Profile: TP Ma, PhD ’74 — Saving satellites, one semiconductor at a time

Alumni Profile: TP Ma, PhD ’74 — Saving satellites, one semiconductor at a time

🕔19:15, 20.Jan 2017

Tso-Ping Ma, who earned his Master’s and Ph.D. from Yale University, has made his mark on the world. His work to develop radiation-resistant electronics kept the US safe during the Cold War. Today, he is inspiring the next generation of engineers to answer tomorrow’s most pressing questions.

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Organic Solar Cells Reach New Heights in Efficiency

Organic Solar Cells Reach New Heights in Efficiency

🕔23:49, 17.Jan 2017

The old “solar cell” revolution has come to a halt. The types of solar cells that are now widespread were commercialized more than fifty years ago. Despite scientific improvements and increased attention to solar energy, the cost of conventional solar

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Expanding the Quantum Computing Toolbox

Expanding the Quantum Computing Toolbox

🕔21:39, 17.Jan 2017

Have you ever wondered about the possibilities of uniting quantum mechanics and computer science? Yale researchers have made important progress towards the construction of more powerful quantum computers.

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Sticking It to Cancer: Fighting Tumors with Nanoparticles

Sticking It to Cancer: Fighting Tumors with Nanoparticles

🕔21:13, 17.Jan 2017

Nanoparticles offer an alternative treatment for administering drugs to cancer patients with ovarian and uterine carcinomas. Yale researchers have demonstrated the efficacy of drug delivery via a bioadhesive class of these nanoparticles.

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Deco Gecko: A Clean Touch to Art

Deco Gecko: A Clean Touch to Art

🕔23:06, 16.Jan 2017

Materials inspired by gecko feet gather dust as Yale scientists and conservators team up to preserve fine art.

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Sowing the CEIDs for the Next Great Innovations: From Research to Startups at Yale’s Design Factory

Sowing the CEIDs for the Next Great Innovations: From Research to Startups at Yale’s Design Factory

🕔03:04, 23.Oct 2016

The CEID was bustling with activity this summer, as teams of engineering students developed innovative devices to combat real-world problems. One such invention was Acantha, a one-handed catheter delivery system developed by Yale engineering students Brandon Hudik and Andres Ornelas Vargas. This duo is continuing their work beyond their eight-week fellowship at the CEID and plan to scale up the development of their product.

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Fluid-Screen: A Promising Yale Nanotechnology Startup

Fluid-Screen: A Promising Yale Nanotechnology Startup

🕔21:09, 17.Aug 2016

A project that began in a Yale classroom has since grown into a thriving and ambitious startup that promises to revolutionize the nanotechnology industry and change how we test potentially contaminated water. Monika Weber, an Electrical Engineering Ph.D. candidate, founded

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Q&A: Is your data safe from the government?

Q&A: Is your data safe from the government?

🕔20:06, 17.Aug 2016

Since the December San Bernardino shooting, this question has dominated national discourse. In order to gain important information, the FBI has pressured Apple to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters. Apple unequivocally refused, claiming that backdoor

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Smart Windows: A Future Possibility?

Smart Windows: A Future Possibility?

🕔19:58, 17.Aug 2016

Imagine pressing a button that converts the window in your living room into a flat screen TV. This technology may seem straight out of a science fiction movie, but it could be possible in the near future. Kenneth Chau, an

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