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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.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.