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This Week in Engineering - ENGINEERING.com

Every Wednesday Dan and Vince review the engineering week that was. From renewable energy to robotics, space exploration and civil engineering wonders, no engineering subject is safe from their jibes and jokes.

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Every Wednesday Dan and Vince review the engineering week that was. From renewable energy to robotics, space exploration and civil engineering wonders, no engineering subject is safe from their jibes and jokes.

Self-Assembling Cube Robots

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Galloping robot; self-assembling cube robots; jellyfish-killing robots; neutron microscope; inflatable concert hall; and merry-go-round power.

Oct 09 2013

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Invisible Skyscraper

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Tremor-free spoon; hypersonic suborbital spaceplane; "invisible" skyscraper; new memory alloy; robot bees; and Tesla's autonomous car.

Oct 02 2013

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Snake Rovers on Mars

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Spider silk muscles; wine-powered microprocessor; snake rovers on Mars; jet engine temperature sensor; self-healing polymer; and skeleton crew satellite launch.

Sep 25 2013

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Fingertip Speaker

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Costa Concordia salvage; autonomous mining trucks; fingertip speaker; anti-terrorist ray gun; world's thinnest glass; and tumor-eating robot maggots.

Sep 18 2013

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Skyscraper Melts Cars

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LADEE takes off; brain to brain communication; skyscraper melts cars; DNA-assembled graphene transistors; MagLev train speed record; and heartbeat biometrics.

Sep 11 2013

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Brain on a Chip

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Fukushima ice wall; Grasshopper rocket hops; Kepler retires; brain clot-sucking robot; brain on a chip; and drones fight mosquitoes.

Sep 04 2013

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Quantum Enigma Machine

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Hacking cars; sling-inspired space railroad; laser space communication; quantum enigma machine; smart scalpel; and exploding baseball bats.

Aug 14 2013

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Million-Year Data Storage

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Mars rover 2020; synthetic spider silk; autonomous carrier landing; extracting fuel from shipwrecks; million-year data storage; and human-powered helicopter.

Jul 24 2013

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Diamond Fertilizer

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Fertilizer from diamonds; crowdfunded space telescope; flashlight powered by hand heat; IKEA refugee shelter; alcohol space mystery; and WiFi sees through walls.

Jul 17 2013

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Balloon Internets

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Balloon internets; contact lens display; plane and train combo; liquid-free lithium batteries; kilometer elevator cables; and interplanetary robot submarine.

Jun 19 2013

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World's Tallest Building in 90 Days

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World’s tallest building; 1300 MPG; IKEA-style truck; predicting mechanical failure; teen creates self-driving car; and thought-controlled drone.

Jun 12 2013

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Dark Matter Detector

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World’s smallest movie; robot fly takes off; infrared checkout line prediction; dark matter detector; drone beer delivery; and bionic dog.

May 29 2013

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Norwegian Trash Shortage

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SpaceShipTwo ignition; student-designed tank; Norwegian trash shortage; gravitational wave hunt; bug-eye lens; and robot lands on ceilings.

May 08 2013

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Real-Time Brain Simulation

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Solar dish desalination; bike-powered charger; gentle touch sensors; Grasshopper hovers; nineteenth century recording; and real-time brain simulation.

May 01 2013

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Sonar Cloaking

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Kepler successor approved; bladeless wind turbines; sonar cloaking; activist safety bracelet; brain wave busy signal; and quadrotor fishes like an eagle.

Apr 17 2013

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GPS-Free Navigation

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GPS-free navigation; laser weapon system; smartphone-controlled hand; 25-minute shelter; 5-micron infrared pixels; and mall of the future.

Apr 14 2013

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Asteroid Capture

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Asteroid capture; dark matter evidence; drones study volcanoes; filtering flood waters; hovercraft golf cart; and spider web identification.

Apr 10 2013

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Apollo Engines Recovered

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Apollo engines recovered; sand running rover; robot chimp; Mars radio silence; water cuts diamond; and drone-proof privacy.

Mar 27 2013

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Solar-Powered Plane

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Solar-powered plane; power-generating ski slope; soccer ball generator; robot ice analyzer; space junk propulsion; and DRM chair.

Mar 20 2013

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261 Miles Per Gallon Car

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Mind-controlled exoskeleton; 3D-printed skull; driverless trucks; 261 miles per gallon; android nanosatellite; and insect wing antibacterials.

Mar 13 2013

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Facinating

By Dragonlady Gigi - Jun 15 2013
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These guys seem to dig up the most interesting engineering stories. Wonderful video. Lots of humor. Any engineer or anyone interested in engineering is bound to enjoy this.

Big fan

By Jch29 - Jan 18 2012
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As a civil engineer I love knowing about all the new thing across engineering fields and this pod cast covers it. It's sweet and to the point. A++