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SKF Scientist Awarded Honorary Post in London

Visiting professorship at Imperial College’s Mechanical Engineering department Guillermo E. Morales-Espejel, a principal scientist at bearing manufacturer SKF‘s research and technology development department, has been awarded an honorary professorship by Imperial College in London, one of the world’s leading science and engineering universities. The visiting professorship puts Morales-Espejel in charge of the topic of tribology […]

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Report Cards

Beyond Mueller, there were at least two revealing reports issued this week Neither of these were the most famous report of this week. They might’ve both contained more valuable information. First, a report on workplace demographics found that gender equality comes at a price sometimes, as women get more jobs in certain fields causes others—such […]

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Reading Robots

New study has AI robots learning, following IKEA diagrams A new study published in multiple automation and science journals demonstrates how robots and artificial intelligence are capable of interpreting diagrams. The concept could be yet another mind-blowing checkpoint in automation technology, as well as one likely to stoke apprehension among the human workforce. The study, […]

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Down and Dirty

Bacteria’s electric motors It turns out, electric motors are even more common than we previously thought. They’re everywhere…even in bacteria. As Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki explained in last week’s edition of his “Great Moments in Science” simulcast, bacteria don’t just spread the way they do without means of locomotion. In their case, that involves microscopic propellers and “self-assembling” electric […]

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