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NASA Mars Orbiter Preparing for Mars Lander's 2016 Arrival

July 28, 2015 4:52 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

With its biggest orbit maneuver since 2006, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) will prepare this week for the arrival of NASA's next Mars lander, InSight, next year ...

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New Transparent, Moldable, Bulletproof Material Developed

July 28, 2015 4:43 pm | by Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) Staff | News | Comments

he concept from an iconic Star Trek scene is working its way to commercial use, with innumerable military applications. In Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Scotty barters for materials by ...

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Lockheed Studying First-Responder Radiation Shield for Deep-Space Application

July 28, 2015 4:33 pm | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

StemRad and Lockheed Martin have initiated a joint research and development effort to determine if StemRad’s radiation shielding technology – originally designed for first-responders ...

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Diamond-Like Material Helps Solar Power Cast a Bigger Shadow

July 28, 2015 4:27 pm | by Tomas Kellner, GE Reports | News | Comments

The energy usage curves of most industrial countries – or load curves - have long resembled a crumpled fedora hat. They rise sharply at daybreak as people start brewing coffee ...

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Crane Army Key for Navy Aircraft Bomb Renovation

July 28, 2015 4:06 pm | by Mr. Thomas Peske (AMC) | News | Comments

Crane Army Ammunition Activity, or CAAA, is supporting U.S. and coalition warfighters conducting airstrikes in Operation Inherent Resolve, the effort to eliminate threats posed by Islamic State of Iraq and ...

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Night Vision Gear Allows Soldiers to Accurately Shoot from Hip

July 28, 2015 3:55 pm | by David Vergun, U.S. Army | News | Comments

New night-vision equipment promises an enhanced image of the battlefield and frees Soldiers from using traditional firing positions. The Enhanced Night Vision Goggle III ...

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European Space Agency Inks 3D Printing Cloud Service Deal

July 28, 2015 3:45 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

The European Space Agency (ESA) has reached an agreement with Streago allowing it to use the Japan-based company’s secure, cloud-based 3D printing business and workflow management system. 

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Navy Science & Tech Partnerships Grow in South America

July 28, 2015 3:44 pm | by David Smalley, Office of Naval Research | News | Comments

Scientific diplomacy took a giant step forward July 24 as Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Mat Winter officially opened the new Office of Naval Research Global (ONR Global) office in ...

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Robot Subs Raced in 'Back to the Future'-Themed Competition

July 28, 2015 3:38 pm | by Sierra Jones, ONR Corporate Strategic Communications | News | Comments

High school and college engineering students from across the globe competed for bragging rights and cash prizes at the 18th International RoboSub Competition, which wrapped up ...

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MIT to Be Key Player in $600M Public-Private Partnership

July 28, 2015 3:35 pm | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

MIT is a key player in a new $600 million public-private partnership announced by the Obama administration to help strengthen high-tech U.S.-based manufacturing ...

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Infographic: The World Isn't Flat: Neither Are Touchscreens

July 28, 2015 3:12 pm | by Cambrios | News | Comments

Discover the zero downside of applying a flexible touch interface in you next CE or other designs, especially wearable personal electronics. The numerous ...

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BMW Swing Arm Helps eBike Ride Smoothly

July 28, 2015 3:12 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

BMW has developed a new drive unit swing arm set-up which will be put into use on a new electric bike from German engineering shop HNF Heisenberg. The Heisenberg XF-1 eBike will utilize the drive ...

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Carnegie Mellon Receives $731M DoD Award

July 28, 2015 2:21 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense announced various contracts Monday, including a $731.9 million award to Carnegie Mellon University for the operation of the Software Engineering Institute.

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Device Could Spot Concussions By Tracking Brain's Electricity

July 28, 2015 12:21 pm | by Mike Keller, GE Reports | News | Comments

Today, when doctors are assessing athletes who have suffered a head injury, they will check their symptoms and perform an array of neurological and cognitive tests to arrive at a ..

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Robotic Glove Puts Control in Grasp of Hand-Impaired Patients

July 28, 2015 12:17 pm | by Harvard University | News | Comments

Having achieved promising results in proof–of–concept prototyping and experimental testing, a soft robotic glove under development by soft wearable robotics expert ...

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