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Test Flight Completed After F-35B Modifications

June 30, 2015 | by Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs | News | Comments

The Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed an F-35B Lightning II functional check flight on June 18, after the first depot-level short take off and vertical landing modifications were ...

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Mercedes Will Invest 1B Euros Toward Future Compact Models

June 30, 2015 5:00 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Mercedes-Benz announced it will invest roughly one billion euros in its Rastatt, Germany-based plant for the production of a future lineup of compact cars.

Read more: Driverless and Talking Cars: New Technology...

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Historic New Horizons Probe Approaches Pluto

June 30, 2015 4:00 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is moving ever closer to Pluto, with an expected rendezvous with the body on the very edge of the solar system on July 15. The unmanned spacecraft will bring back the most detailed...

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Grant Likely to Encourage Ohio Manufacturers to Adopt 3D Printing

June 30, 2015 4:00 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

The Ohio Development Services Agency has awarded a $225,000 grant in an effort to help Buckeye State manufacturers adopt 3D printing in their mold-making processes.

Read more: 3D Printing and the Future of...

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Toyota Camry Ranks Atop List for Most American-Made Content

June 30, 2015 2:50 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

The 2015 Toyota Camry features the most American-manufactured content of any vehicle, according to an annual list compiled by Cars.com.

Although it’s ironic that a Japanese owned automotive manufacturer...

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Shapeways Raises $30 Million in Funding

June 30, 2015 2:50 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Shapeways, the largest 3D printing company in the world, is doing pretty well for itself: it raised $30 million in funding. Shapeways lets users print custom designs or choose from millions of user-submitted...

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10 Female Engineers for the $10 Bill

June 30, 2015 2:40 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Kasey Panetta | Videos | Comments

The Treasury Secretary recently announced that it is removing Alexander Hamilton from the 10 dollar bill with the hope of finding a suitable female counterpart. So here are ten females who have ...

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Fourth Lockheed-Built MUOS Secure Communications Satellite Shipped

June 30, 2015 2:34 pm | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

Delivered by the U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin, the fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite arrived at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, on ...

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Jet Engine Keeps Lights on at World's Largest Hospital

June 30, 2015 2:16 pm | by Thomas Millas, GE Reports | News | Comments

Everything is big in Texas, but when it comes to hospitals, the Texas Medical Center in Houston is the biggest in the world. Laid out over an area more than 50 percent larger than ...

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Army Researchers Team Up to Advance Cognitive Science

June 30, 2015 2:11 pm | by Jane Benson, NSRDEC Public Affairs | News | Comments

Army researchers have teamed up with the Tufts University School of Engineering to create the Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences, or Center for ABCs. The center is co-directed by ...

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European Study Tests Wearables for Cows

June 30, 2015 2:10 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

We've written before about tracking domestic herd animals using the Internet of Things. Recently, researchers at Cambridge Industrial Design were commissioned by True North Technologies to create high-tech cow...

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New Nanogenerator Harvests Power from Rolling Tires

June 30, 2015 2:07 pm | by University of Wisconsin-Madison | News | Comments

A group of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers and a collaborator from China have developed a nanogenerator that harvests energy from a car's rolling tire friction ...

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NASA Explains Why Today is a Leap Second Longer

June 30, 2015 1:45 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

The world will gain an extra second today in an effort to keep time standards even.

Daniel MacMillan of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center explained that leap seconds are a way to account for Earth’s steady...

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Porsche 919 Replica Sold for $106K at Auction

June 30, 2015 1:30 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Porsche has auctioned off a full-sized, 1:1 replica of its 919 Hybrid race car on eBay for $106,100. The actual Porsche 919 competed in the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans. The model car came with ...

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Biodegradable, Flexible Silicon Transistors

June 30, 2015 12:28 pm | by American Institute of Physics | News | Comments

Portable electronics users tend to upgrade their devices frequently as new technologies offering more functionality and more convenience become available. A report published by ...

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Graphene Flexes Its Electronic Muscles

June 30, 2015 12:26 pm | by Rice University | News | Comments

Flexing graphene may be the most basic way to control its electrical properties, according to calculations by theoretical physicists at Rice University and in Russia. The Rice lab of Boris Yakobson in ...

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