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4|23|2014 On the third Sunday morning of each month from April through October, you can find all kinds of items at the Flea at MIT. This swapfest takes over a parking lot ...

4|21|2014 Naptech Test Equipment of Lower Lake, Calif., announced on April 9 that the company will include five years of annual free NIST traceable calibration with every ...

4|18|2014 If you've hung around EE Times for more than a few microseconds, you know that my colleague Max Maxfield writes incessantly about bacon. But, do you really want ...

4|17|2014 Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed a wearable, flexible band-shaped thermoelectric (TE) generator that ...

4|11|2014 The ampere is a special case in the physics of electricity: Though it is a very basic dimension, and, like volt and ohm, it is one of the central ...

4|10|2014 Over the last few years, I've experimented with numerous charge/sync cables for my iPhone 4S and iPad 2. Cable quality varies widely, so take a good look at the ...

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To say that Andy Weir's The Martian is an exploration of math, Mars, and feces is a slight simplification. I doubt that the author would have any complaints, though.

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Sometimes it can feel like you're really performing in the big tent when presenting your hardware. This month's caption contest exemplifies this wonderfully.

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The Frankenstein's Fix contest for the Tektronix Scope has finally officially come to an end. We had an incredibly amusing live chat earlier today to announce the winners. However, we ...

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