Reporte #114

Jueves, 11 Mayo 2017

 

3Q: Refocusing climate research in a new era

MIT News - Engineering

Associate Professor Paul O'Gorman describes three questions climate scientists recently suggested should frame the future of climate research.

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Engenheiros Civis russos aumentam em 200% a capacidade de carga de estruturas de betão armado

EngenhariaCivil.com

Uma equipa de engenheiros civis da Universidade Politécnica Pedro o Grande de São Petersburgo (SPBSTU) criou um novo sistema construtivo de estruturas de betão armado que promete um comportamento estrutural muito superior ao das estruturas de betão armado convencional e uma redução significativa do seu peso.

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MIT Energy Initiative awards 10 seed fund grants for early-stage energy research

MIT News - Engineering

Supporting promising energy research across a wide range of disciplines is one of the core tenets of the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI). Every spring for the past 10 years, the MITEI Seed Fund Program has awarded funding to a select group of early-stage energy research projects. This spring, 10 projects were awarded $150,000 each, for a total of $1.5 million.

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Gravity and lasers pull glass into complex shapes

The Engineer

A machining process developed in Germany could give architects and industrial designers the ability to create shapes in sheet glass that were previously difficult and costly to produce.

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Researchers see energy boost in atomically confined water

The Engineer

A material incorporating atomically thin layers of water is able to store and deliver energy more quickly than the same material without the water layers.

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Sensor solution chips in on food safety

The Engineer

A laser scanner designed to detect cancer-causing compounds in products could help to prevent toxic substances entering the food chain.

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Funding solutions for pressing food and agriculture issues

MIT News - Engineering

Teams tackling crop spoilage, pesticide pollution, and farming efficiency win annual competition.

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AI Predicts Heart Attacks and Strokes More Accurately Than Standard Doctor's Method

IEEE Spectrum Recent Content

Here at The Human OS, we are slightly obsessed with matchups between artificial intelligence and doctors. In many experiments (though not yet in many clinics), AI systems are showing great promise in diagnosing diseases, analyzing medical images, and predicting health outcomes. They’ve even performed better than human doctors in certain tasks like surgical stitching and diagnosing autism in infants.

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Revolutionizing global health

MIT News - Engineering

In more than 20 years working on wireless sensors and radio frequency identification (RFID), Richard Fletcher has produced several startups and over a dozen patents.

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“IDEAS” to change the world

MIT News - Engineering

MIT teams innovating in medical, education, environmental, and other fields split prizes totaling $95,000.

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