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Direct approach: improving wind turbine drivetrain reliability

1 Dec 2014 | By Ellie Zolfagharifard

Offshore wind turbines have been plagued by reliability issues that have driven up costs and damaged confidence in the technology. But could a new generation of drivetrain technologies change this?

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Soft landings: Valves to help probes reach Mars

23 Sep 2014 | By Ellie Zolfagharifard

Engineers are developing innovative valve technologies to ensure the next Mars rover lands safely on the planet’s surface.

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