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Finite Element Method Used to Create Light-Weight Reinforced Plastic for Cleaner Transportation

Researchers from Tokyo University of Science have developed a new design method that could lead to lighter, faster, and cleaner vehicles and airplanes. Their technique, published in Composite Structures, simultaneously optimizes fiber thickness and orientation. As a result, it reduces the weight of reinforced plastic parts commonly used in aerospace, civil engineering, and sports equipment.  […]

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How Will 5G Evolve in 2021?

All over the globe, telecommunications companies are racing to grow their 5G networks with faster speeds and coverage. The technology has already arrived in many regions, including Europe and the U.S., and will continue to expand. In the last months of 2020, bids for 5G spectrum in the U.S. spiraled to $70 billion. As these […]

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How Blockchain Will Boost Global Supply Chains During the Pandemic

With more people shopping online than ever before during the COVID-19 pandemic, blockchain is increasingly becoming a solution to tracking and authenticating goods along the complex and arduous global supply chain. Blockchain is a decentralized digital ledger of transactions that records data in a way that prevents hacking and data altercation. Not only will this […]

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The Growing Field of Robotics: 4 Robust Segments

This is a sponsored post from Digi-Key. Written by Jennifer D. Bosavage Robotic technology is everywhere. Robots help factories manufacture products, doctors serve patients, and emergency responders perform rescue operations. Of course, they can also be used purely for entertainment. Robotics engineers design, build, and program those robots. Robotics is a growing, lucrative segment. According to […]

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Promising Blockchain Pilot Programs in Supply Chain

According to Gartner, a leading research and advisory company, blockchain has the potential to become a viable solution for major supply chain issues as the complexity of the supply chain sector continues to grow. These issues include counterfeit products, visibility/traceability, and efficiency play. Several companies worldwide are already testing blockchain pilot programs for supply chain […]

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