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NASA Engineer Applies Knowledge to Safety & Education Roles

April 20, 2015 10:28 am | by Steven Siceloff,​ NASA's Kennedy Space Center | News | Comments

One major turnaround effort at a time is typically enough for a person, but Billy Stover has taken on a second by applying his NASA know-how to local education. As Commercial Crew’s Safety and Mission Assurance officer, Stover is ...

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers

April 20, 2015 10:07 am | by Louise Rainone, Director of Strategy and Business Development, PCDworks | Blogs | Comments

I have to admit, I’ve never really LOVED spending time with other people’s children. I like quiet and clean and neither of those things are often associated in the context of large groups of children. I have two little boys and I love them more ...

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Avoiding Surprises in Product Development

April 20, 2015 10:02 am | by Gary Burton, Jr., Director of Business Development, Burton Industries | Articles | Comments

Everyone hates non-recurring engineering (NRE) charges and it may seem like a pleasant surprise when a contractor with design engineering capabilities offers a discount that eliminates some or all of these charges. If the work stays at the ...

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BMW Recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to Fix Air Bag Problem

April 20, 2015 10:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash. The problem affects the ...

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'TI-C5M' Torque Insert

April 20, 2015 9:57 am | by PD&D Staff | Reell Precision Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

The new “TI-C5M” torque insert from Reell Precision Manufacturing introduces suitable position-control technology for a range of consumer electronics applications, including tablet and laptop stands and holders, device protective covers, and other end-uses requiring precise torque performance ...

Sunken Aircraft Carrier Rediscovered Off CA Coast

April 20, 2015 9:44 am | by Paul Elias, Associated Press | News | Comments

Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk at a secret location off the Northern California coast decades ago. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...

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Telescope Builders Again Extend Construction Timeout

April 20, 2015 9:37 am | by Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

A nonprofit company planning to build one of the world's biggest telescopes on a mountain many Native Hawaiians consider sacred will continue to postpone construction, Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Friday. This is the second time the Thirty ...

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Photos of the Day: Shanghai Auto Show Highlights New Models

April 20, 2015 9:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Global automakers are spending heavily to appeal to Chinese tastes and local brands are rolling out lower-cost versions of SUVs and other popular vehicles. In the above photo, show stewards unveil the Mercedes Benz concept ...

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Global, Chinese Automakers Debut New Car Models

April 20, 2015 9:12 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Ford showed off its new Taurus and Nissan unveiled a midsize sedan designed for China on Monday at a Shanghai Auto Show that highlighted the commercial resurgence of lower-priced Chinese auto brands. Competition in China is ...

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Jawbone Looks to Add Variety to Its Line of Wearables

April 17, 2015 5:40 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

The differences might be subtle, but Jawbone seems to believe that small variations between its wearables might make the devices more appealing ...

Volkswagen Keeps CEO Aboard

April 17, 2015 4:10 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Despite rumors of his demise, Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn will ...

Startup Launches Operating System for Drones

April 17, 2015 3:20 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Startup Company “Airware” has released a control system that the business hopes could someday be the gold standard within ...

Breakthrough Forged in the Identification of Complex Carbon Nanostructure Formations

April 17, 2015 2:17 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

A researcher at the University of Missouri has developed a method that will enable individuals to better determine how Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) are formed ..

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Sea & Wastewater Purified in 2.5 Minutes

April 17, 2015 1:51 pm | by Investigación y Desarrollo | News | Comments

A group of Mexican engineers from the Jhostoblak Corporate created technology to recover and purify, either seawater or wastewater from households, hotels, hospitals, commercial and industrial facilities, regardless of the content of ...

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What It Takes to Be a Boom Operator

April 17, 2015 1:34 pm | by Airman 1st Class Nathan Clark, 97th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs | News | Comments

Boom operators on an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker have the ability to pump thousands of pounds of fuel to any capable aircraft, thousands of feet above the ground, flying at 200 knots, all while only 47 feet from colliding into each ...

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