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Improving Quality Control Of Lithium-ion Batteries Using New Technique
2013-05-10 08:10:11

Researchers have created a new tool to detect flaws in lithium-ion batteries as they are being manufactured, a step toward reducing defects and inconsistencies in the thickness of electrodes that affect battery life and reliability.

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2009-05-03 09:10:00

Researchers have developed a technique that uses sensors and computational software to constantly monitor forces exerted on wind turbine blades, a step toward improving efficiency by adjusting for rapidly changing wind conditions.

2009-04-15 10:14:18

U.S. engineers say they've developed technology that can detect defects in vehicles by driving over a speed bump-like diagnostic cleat containing sensors. Purdue University Associate Professor Douglas Adams is working with the U.S. Army and Honeywell International Inc.

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2009-04-13 15:40:00

Researchers have developed a technology that detects damage to critical suspension components in military vehicles simply by driving over a speed bumplike "diagnostic cleat" containing sensors.

2008-09-17 15:00:24

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellen Archer, President and Publisher, announces today that Hyperion will publish the next book in the beloved and world-famous Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series.

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2005-04-30 10:30:00

Surely "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" would seem sufficiently well-known and have a large enough cult following for its various incarnations that comparing it to something else - another book, another TV series, another movie, whatever - would be pointless. You know it or you don't. You love it or you don't.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
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