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Organic electronics could lead to cheap, wearable medical sensors

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UC Berkeley researchers have created a pulse oximeter, commonly used to measure heart rate and blood oxygen levels, using all organic materials instead of silicon. The advance could lead to cheap, flexible sensors that could be used like a Band-Aid.

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The A to Z of Unusual Renewable Energy Sources - Triple Pundit

The A to Z of Unusual Renewable Energy Sources - Triple Pundit | Engineering | Scoop.it
The use of renewable and sustainable energy sources is growing worldwide. Subsequently, new technologies for sustainable energy are ever-emerging, and some are rather unusual. Outside of the more commonplace solar, ...
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The 10 biggest clean energy developments of 2013 - Power Technology

The 10 biggest clean energy developments of 2013 - Power Technology | Engineering | Scoop.it
London Array opens - the world's biggest offshore wind farmThe London Array, the world's biggest offshore wind farm, at 630MW installed capacity was opened in July 2013. Clean energy generated by the wind farm offsets 900,000t of carbon...
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Why Women Don't Study Engineering — And What 1 Mass. College Is Doing ... - WBUR

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Idealistic Engineers - Inside Higher Ed

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Over the past decade, enrollment in undergraduate engineering programs across the United States has increased by nearly 25 percent.
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Scientific American: Press Room - Scientific American

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Scientific American Teams with NYU School of Engineering to Launch Online Learning Program http://t.co/VXuVwDjf6Y
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Why The Future Of Technology Is All Too Human - Forbes

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In a complex world, there is no ultimate wisdom. The more paths that are ...
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Girls are for biotech, boys for engineering - Times of India

Girls are for biotech, boys for engineering - Times of India | Engineering | Scoop.it
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BANGALORE: In that signature red building of University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE) near the Vidhana Soudha, classes are on in full swing.
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The engineering behind additive manufacturing and the 3-D printing revolution

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'60 Minutes' Clean Tech Segment Disputed By Former Energy ...

'60 Minutes' Clean Tech Segment Disputed By Former Energy ... | Engineering | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- "60 Minutes" last Sunday ran a segment on what it described as the "crash" of the clean tech industry, detailing perceived failures in government support for the development of clean energy and other ...
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Why China and India Love U.S. Universities: Scientific American

Why China and India Love U.S. Universities: Scientific American | Engineering | Scoop.it
Can the U.S. stave off the erosion of its longtime preeminence in science and engineering?
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Today’s Sociotechnical Problems Require a New Field of Study

Today’s Sociotechnical Problems Require a New Field of Study | Engineering | Scoop.it
Tackling problems like climate change, health care, the financial markets and the economy requires a new field of study that spans engineering and the mysteries and complexities of human behavior, writes CIO Journal Guest Contributor Irving...
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23andMe Steps Back | The Scientist Magazine®

23andMe Steps Back | The Scientist Magazine® | Engineering | Scoop.it
The company announces that it will stop offering health interpretations of personal genetic data.

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How to Get Girls Into Engineering? Let Them Build Toys

How to Get Girls Into Engineering? Let Them Build Toys | Engineering | Scoop.it
Two women launch a startup aimed at giving girls new options (and maybe new futures) (How do you get more girls into engineering?
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Iceland hot on renewable energy use

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Spencer Kelly examines how Iceland is looking to be the first country to run completely on renewable energy.
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US Engineering Jobs to Leap by 11 Per Cent - Sourceable

US Engineering Jobs to Leap by 11 Per Cent - Sourceable | Engineering | Scoop.it
Sourceable US Engineering Jobs to Leap by 11 Per Cent Sourceable The latest Engineering Employment Outlook released by human resources firm Kelly Services sees the US engineering labour market expanding by 11 per cent over the next decade as a...
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Report Calls for Better Backstops to Protect Power Grid From Cyberattacks

Report Calls for Better Backstops to Protect Power Grid From Cyberattacks | Engineering | Scoop.it
The report, from leading security experts, also found that while the government has focused on the high-voltage power grid, less work has been done on the lower-voltage distribution system. (RT @nytimes: Report: The U.S.
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Tattoo removal to crude oil extraction: research with commercial appeal – Princeton Engineering

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RT @PrincetonWater: New tech process w/ environmental potential presented at @EPrinceton Innovation Forum http://t.co/cn9ATJz5RU http://t.c
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Colleges work to open roads for girls to study engineering - Newsday

Colleges work to open roads for girls to study engineering - Newsday | Engineering | Scoop.it
Colleges work to open roads for girls to study engineering Newsday Being the only girl in her robotics class at Levittown High School didn't much bother Rita Sobhy.But when she got to college and found she was one of only two women in her...
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Decision Making Under Uncertainty

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By Michael Ferrari The 2014 Edge Annual Question (EAQ) is out. This year, the question posed to the contributors is: What scientific idea is ready for retirement? As usual with the EAQ, it provokes thought and promotes discussion.
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New course builds custom skills for international engineering students

New course builds custom skills for international engineering students | Engineering | Scoop.it
Izabela Uscinski, a graduate teaching assistant for the English department, is teaching her students how to use punctuation properly in their writings. A new course, FSE 194: English for Engineering, is being offered to ...
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An open invitation to 60 Minutes to discuss energy — Tech News ...

An open invitation to 60 Minutes to discuss energy — Tech News ... | Engineering | Scoop.it
Those of us steeped in the energy business would be happy to discuss it with 60 Minutes. We're already creating many new jobs that address the need for more energy while staving off the impact of climate change.
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60 Minutes' 'Cleantech Crash' segment misses the point, critics ...

60 Minutes' 'Cleantech Crash' segment misses the point, critics ... | Engineering | Scoop.it
5 and can be watched above, argues that renewable energy and other types of clean technology are a dying industry. Critics have called the segment a “hit job,” a “debacle,” an “about face” and even “Dumb & Dumber Part 3.”.
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The CNN 10: Ideas - CNN

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Some say they're the result of collaboration between people whose collective wisdom is greater than that of any individual.
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5 ways 'systems thinking' can jumpstart action - GreenBiz.com (blog)

5 ways 'systems thinking' can jumpstart action - GreenBiz.com (blog) | Engineering | Scoop.it
GreenBiz.com (blog) 5 ways 'systems thinking' can jumpstart action GreenBiz.com (blog) Systems thinking helps us understand the structure and dynamics of the complex ways in which we live, from organizational change to climate change, from...
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