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Veteran asteroid miners launch First Mode

Planetary Resources was assimilated into the ConsenSys blockchain venture months ago, but a troop of engineers who used to work for the asteroid mining company is seeking out new frontiers with a new company called First Mode. And this time, asteroids aren’t … Continue reading

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Plasmonic modulator could lead to new chips

Researchers have created a miniaturized device that can transform electronic signals into optical signals with low signal loss. They say the electro-optic modulator could make it easier to merge electronic and photonic circuitry on a single chip. The hybrid technology … Continue reading

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UW’s nano institute is open for business

University of Washington officials used a scaled-up scissors this week for a ribbon-cutting ceremony that celebrated scaled-down science: the opening of the Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems, or NanoES. The institute, housed in the $87.8 million Nano Engineering and Sciences Building, will focus … Continue reading

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Six tips for fostering women in engineering

BELLEVUE, Wash. — The title of the panel was “Women in Hardware,” but the focus turned out to be more about the organizational software to support women at startups. Five women engineers shared tips for getting ahead in a traditionally male-dominated … Continue reading

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Junior engineers score big with golf club project

EVERETT, Wash. – When experts at Callaway Golf sought Boeing’s help to improve their golf clubs’ aerodynamics, Boeing turned to a special breed of engineers: recent hires with a hunger for projects off Boeing’s beaten path. Some of the engineers didn’t even … Continue reading

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