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    Reusing retired gadgetry for home automation

    Thanks to Jimmy C for highlighting this one – Top 10 Ways to Turn Your Retired Gadgetry into the Technology of the Future

    Retro technology with a green twist (re-use is always better than recycle). What’s not to like?

    For example, #9 is Create a Wireless Internet Radio from…

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    Luxeon Lime on interesting substrate

    A couple of Luxeon Limes – the most efficacious production LEDs yet – have arrived in the Electronics Weekly office for our Engineer in Wonderland to play with.

    They are on interesting substrates…

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    St Andrews curves light to improve imaging

    The University of St Andrews has found a way to see far more detail thanks to the use of a curved beam of light. The new 3D microscope should enable an improved view of biological cells.

    The new form of ‘light sheet imaging’, has been developed by an interdisciplinary team…

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    Robots cluster around simplicity

    Simple robots that are able to form a dense cluster without the need for complex computation have been developed by a team of researchers working in the Sheffield Centre for Robotics (SCentRo). This is based in the University of Sheffield’s Faculty of Engineering.

    The work paves the way, says…

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    Android roundup - from RioT devboards to LG watches

    Just ahead of a new competition, let’s do a roundup of Android posts (there’s a general clue there about the prize that’ll be on offer!) that have featured on Gadget Master in the last year or so.

    Gadget Watch: Samsung Galaxy S5

    Fifteen new things in Android…

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    Power Electronic Measurements partners with Nottingham via KTP

    Power Electronic Measurements (PEM) has entered into a partnership with the University of Nottingham to develop new technologies and ideas through a ‘Knowledge Transfer Partnership’ (KTP). As a result of this it is now offering two post graduate/doctoral engineer positions.

    PEM writes:
    KTP is a long-standing programme, funded…

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