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Boeing, SpaceX to Beat Russia on Price for Astronaut Rides

January 26, 2015 | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | Comments

NASA expects to save millions of dollars in launch costs, once its commercial crew program starts flying in a couple of years. SpaceX and Boeing said Monday that they are on track to carry out their first manned test flights to the ...  

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$25K Prize Offered in Engineering Video Contest

January 27, 2015 1:24 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Comments

How can engineers create a joyous world? That’s one of the questions posed by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and the filmmaker who answers it could receive a $25,000 prize. The NAE is seeking contest submissions of ...   

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NASA Hurricane Mission Connects to K-12 Classrooms

January 27, 2015 1:18 pm | by Rob Gutro, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center | Comments

NASA’s Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel, or HS3, mission studied hurricanes and tropical storms during the 2012-2014 Atlantic hurricane seasons. Educators brought the science of HS3 to students in workshops during the all three years of ...

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First Solar Achieves 10 GW Globally, Launches Assessment Tool

January 27, 2015 12:49 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Comments

First Solar became the first thin film photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturer in the world to achieve 10 gigawatts (GW) of PV solar capacity installed globally, the company announced at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi on ... 

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Man with Carmat Artificial Heart Released from Hospital

January 27, 2015 12:40 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Comments

A man equipped with the lightest and most advanced total artificial heart in the world was released from Nantes University Hospital earlier this year and has returned home, said Carmat, the designer and developer of the electric heart. The patient has ...

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ExOne Unveils 3D Printing System for Research & Education

January 27, 2015 12:22 pm | by ExOne | Comments

Innovent, ExOne’s industrial-grade, laboratory-sized machine, allows for testing material properties, specifically in educational institutions, research laboratories, and research and development (R&D) departments at commercial organizations ...

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Women-Only Engineering Scholarships Offered at Brunel

January 27, 2015 11:59 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Comments

For the second year running, Brunel University London is offering £10,000 ($15,032) a year scholarships to women in its Master of Science (MSc) engineering courses, with 30 awards on offer. The move follows the successful introduction of ...

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New Electronics Manufacturing Equipment Tech Revolution

January 27, 2015 10:30 am | by NEPCON | Comments

With tech revolution 4.0 on the horizon and rapid economic and social development underway, electronics manufacturers need to improve on the quality and volume they produce. Workers born in the 1990s (Gen Y) are changing jobs more frequently ...

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DOE Creates Jobs Strategy Council to Focus on Job Growth

January 27, 2015 10:19 am | by U.S. Department of Energy | Comments

Secretary Moniz has announced the creation of the Jobs Strategy Council (JSC), an initiative focused on accelerating job growth in American-made clean energy sources while implementing the President’s Climate Action Plan, during a roundtable ...

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Consumer Electronics Association Wars with Trolls

January 27, 2015 10:09 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Comments

Why create a product when you could file a lawsuit instead? That’s the modus operandi of "patent trolls," those who abuse patent litigation laws, and the Consumer Electronics Association is urging United States citizens to ask the government to ...

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Quadcopters Straddle the Line Between Drones & Toys

January 27, 2015 9:27 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Quadcopters like the one that crashed at the White House on Monday are among the most popular remote-controlled aircraft being sold today. But are they drones or sophisticated toys? Sometimes it's very hard to distinguish between ...  

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Photos of the Day: Border Protection Tech at the Super Bowl

January 27, 2015 9:18 am | by Astrid Galvan, Associated Press | Comments

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent sits in a control booth as the X-ray machine he is in scans a tractor trailer truck outside of University of Phoenix Stadium, site of the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game ...     

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Obama Says U.S. Must Catch Up to Ensure Drones Are Safe

January 27, 2015 9:07 am | by Joan Lowy & Calvin Woodward, Associated Press | Comments

President Barack Obama says U.S. laws and regulations haven't yet caught up with technological developments that have made drones readily available. Obama is responding to the small drone that crashed on the White House grounds while ... 

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Designing Cradle to Cradle Certified Products for the Circular Economy

January 26, 2015 5:08 pm | by Stacy Glass, VP, Built Environment at the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute | Comments

The call for a transition to a circular economy is rapidly gaining recognition worldwide. It seeks a change from the linear “take, make, waste” approach that dominated the first industrial revolution to a circular system in which ...  

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Canadian Space Tech to Help Sick Children

January 26, 2015 4:42 pm | by Canadian Space Agency | Comments

Not much rivals the dexterity of a good surgeon's hands. But humans being humans, fatigue or even tremors after a long day at the hospital can make things challenging, especially when operating on small children ...     

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IBM 'Flatly Denies' Report of Mass Layoffs

January 26, 2015 4:33 pm | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | Comments

IBM is pooh-poohing a published report that the giant technology company is planning a big reorganization and massive job cuts affecting more than 100,000 people. The company disclosed plans for some layoffs last week, but it says ...  

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