FCC Approves Alphabet’s Project Loon for Hurricane-Devastated Puerto Rico
NEWS ANALYSIS: The Federal Communications Commission has approved a license to enable Alphabet’s X innovation lab to set up its Project Loon communications system to provide emergency cell service to hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico.
WASHINGTON — Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there’s enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash, according to a new cradle-to-grave global study.
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CORVALLIS, Ore. – Engineers at Oregon State University have used “additive manufacturing” to create an improved type of glucose sensor for patients with Type 1 diabetes, part of a system that should work better, cost less and be more comfortable for the patient.
A key advance is use of electrohydrodynamic jet, or “e-jet” printing, to make the sensor. Conceptually, e-jet printing is a little like an inexpensive inkjet printer – but it creates much finer drop sizes and works with biological materials such as enzymes, instead of ink.