Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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Name: Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Harvard's homebrew robot wars: University offers free toolkit to budding roboteers

Harvard University and Ireland's Trinity College have joined forces to launch a toolkit that provides enthusiasts and robot builders with all the "intellectual" tools they need to build their own soft robots.The toolkit contains a range of information, ... [Published ITProPortal.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Harvard wants everyone to build soft robots

Harvard University labs has launched a toolkit that will supply robotics enthusiasts and researchers with the tools they need to design, build and operate soft robots.Screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNETWant to build your own soft robots ? Harvard University ... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Pasta yes, gluten no

G luten keeps Mark Ladner up at night.The New York City-based chef behind the celebrated Italian eatery Del Posto wants his pasta to please everyone, including diners typically unable to consume pasta, such as people with celiac disease or gluten int ... [Published Harvard University Gazette - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 3 reports

Harvard Releases DIY Soft Robotics Toolkit to Foster Innovation

Harvard University in collaboration with Dublin’s Trinity College has unveiled an online toolkit to help developers to build their own soft robots.The Soft Robotics Toolkit is an online treasure trove of downloadable, open-source plans, how-to videos, ... [Published World Industrial Reporter - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

ADM Tronics elects Dr Gianluca DeNovi to advisory board

Medical devices company ADM Tronics Unlimited (Other OTC:ADMT) revealed on Thursday the addition of Dr Gianluca DeNovi, PhD to its corporate advisory board for business development. Currently, Dr DeNovi is an instructor at the Harvard Medical School and ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Correlated Oxides Hold Promise as Semiconductors for Future 3D Integrated Circuits

By Alessandro PiroliniImage credit: Jian ShiResearchers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have engineered correlated oxide, a quantum material, to perform comparably with the best silicon switches.As more compact devices ... [Published AZoM - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Recruiting bacteria to be technology innovation partners

For most people biofilms conjure up images of slippery stones in a streambed and dirty drains. While there are plenty of "bad" biofilms around they even cause pesky dental plaque and a host of other more serious medical problems a team at the University ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Devices made of 'correlated oxide' could provide a new path for photodetection

Using a quantum material called a correlated oxide, researchers at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA) have achieved a reversible change in electrical resistance of eight orders of magnitude, a result the researchers are calling "colossal."1 Because the ... [Published OptoIQ - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Oxide, Electron, Oxidation
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Future Of Robots Is Soft And Practically Indestructible

Image Credit: Harvard/CornellEric Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe OnlineFire, snow, water – and being crushed by a car – are no problem for a new “bio-inspired” robot . The science of soft robotics has taken a major leap forward with the production ... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Harvard Working on a Soft Exosuit That Could Give You Superpowers [Video]

⌖A- A+You guys probably remember president Barack Obama joking about U.S. military creating an actual Iron Man suit this March. Or even better, you might’ve watched the 29-year old paraplegic man successfully kicking of the World Cup while wearing a ... [Published Auto Evolution - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Harvard team develops soft robot that stands up and walks on its own

Harvard University scientists have built a soft robot they say can function without a communications and power tether. The four-legged robot can literally stand up and walk away from the people who built it.The development team called the machine, which ... [Published Tech World Australia - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers discover new ways to harvest solar energy

A transparent solar panel that can be placed directly over a window to harvest infrared solar energy has been developed at Michigan State University (MSU). Meanwhile physicists at Harvard University have proposed a device that would generate electric ... [Published Building4change - Sep 01 2014]

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"You can simultaneously print cells, vasculature as well as extra-cellular matrix. Each one of those are extremely important components within human tissue" said David Kolesky, a graduate student at the Wyss Institute
"Open design can have as disruptive an influence on technology development in this century as open source did in the last" says Gareth J Bennett, assistant professorprofessor of mechanical and manufacturing engineering at Trinity College Dublin and a coauthor of a paper in...
"Based on our exciting results in rats, we are actively moving to test this approach in a large animal as the next step towards moving this to human clinical trials" Donald E Ingber of Harvard School of EngineeringHarvard School of Engineering and Applied SciencesApplied Sciences Wyss Institute in Boston told Reuters...
...population doesn't respond to currently available treatments," said Wyss Institute founding director Don Ingber, M D , Ph D , in the press release "The airway muscle-on-a-chip provides an important and exciting new tool for discovering new therapeutic agents."

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3D printed skin holds promise for burn victims ... [Published Computerworld Australia - 15 hours ago]
Soft robotics 'toolkit' features everything a r... [Published Space Daily - Sep 28 2014]
Blood cleansing "biospleen" shows promise again... [Published MassDevice - Sep 26 2014]
New "Muscle-On-A-Chip" Could Enable Patient-Spe... [Published Medical Design Online - Sep 26 2014]
How To Build Soft Robots [Published ReadWriteWeb - Sep 25 2014]
Blood Cleansing 'Biospleen' Shows Promise Again... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Sep 25 2014]
Harvard's homebrew robot wars: University offer... [Published ITProPortal.com - Sep 25 2014]
Recruiting bacteria to be technology innovation... [Published Space Daily - Sep 25 2014]
Harvard wants everyone to build soft robots [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 25 2014]
ADM TRONICS UNLIMITED : Appoints Gianluca DeNov... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 24 2014]
Airway Muscle-on-a-chip Mimics Asthma for Testi... [Published MedIndia - Sep 24 2014]
Soft robotics "toolkit" features everything a r... [Published Gizmag - Sep 24 2014]
Pasta yes, gluten no [Published Harvard University Gazette - Sep 24 2014]
Pasta yes, gluten no [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 23 2014]
Airway muscle-on-a-chip mimics asthma [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 23 2014]
Airway muscle-on-a-chip mimics asthma [Published Nanowerk - Sep 23 2014]
First named deanship announced [Published Harvard University Gazette - Sep 22 2014]
An introduction to rebuilding the body [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 22 2014]
First named deanship announced [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 22 2014]
Harvard Releases DIY Soft Robotics Toolkit to F... [Published World Industrial Reporter - Sep 20 2014]
Interested in soft robotics? Download this toolkit [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 20 2014]
Build your own bot [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
Soft robotics 'toolkit' features everything a r... [Published Nanowerk - Sep 19 2014]
ADM Tronics elects Dr Gianluca DeNovi to adviso... [Published Individual.com - Sep 19 2014]
A new contender for electronics beyond silicon? [Published Compound Semiconductor Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Correlated Oxides Hold Promise as Semiconductor... [Published AZoM - Sep 18 2014]
Harvard finds material to challenge silicon [Published Electronic Weekly - Sep 18 2014]
New device uses nano-magnets to cleanse bad blo... [Published Conversation UK - Sep 18 2014]
Recruiting bacteria for innovation [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 17 2014]
Recruiting bacteria to be technology innovation... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 17 2014]
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How To Build Soft Robots [Published ReadWriteWeb - Sep 25 2014]
If you’ve ever wondered how to engineer a flexible robot that can move like a flesh-and-blood creature, have we got some tools for you. Thanks, that is, to an open-source collaboration that has outlined exactly how to create and program such "soft" robots. ...
Pasta yes, gluten no [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 23 2014]
Gluten keeps Mark Ladner up at night. The New York City-based chef behind the celebrated Italian eatery Del Posto wants his pasta to please everyone, including diners typically unable to consume pasta, such as people with celiac disease or gluten ...
An introduction to rebuilding the body [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 22 2014]
Just beyond the leading edge of biomedical research lie the medical tools of the future, where smart tattoos monitor changes in glucose levels, living tissues and organs are printed on demand, and implantable electrodes connect the nervous system ...
First named deanship announced [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 22 2014]
In recognition of the long, sustained support of Paul B. Edgerley, M.B.A. ’83, and Sandra Matejic Edgerley ’84, M.B.A. ’89, Drew Faust, president of Harvard University and the Lincoln Professor of History, announced that the Faculty of Arts and Sciences ...
Build your own bot [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
A new resource unveiled today by researchers from several Harvard University labs in collaboration with Trinity College Dublin provides both experienced and aspiring researchers with the intellectual raw materials needed to design, build, and operate ...
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