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Next-Generation Electric Motors for Luxury Automobiles

June 19, 2012 10:07 am | by Cobham Technical Services | News | Comments

Next-generation electric motors for low carbon emission vehicles are the target of a new collaborative research program to be led by Cobham Technical Services.

Welcome to the World of Autonomous Mowing

June 19, 2012 10:01 am | by John Deere | News | Comments

Designed, innovated, and built by John Deere to its highest manufacturing standards, the TANGO E5 autonomous mower sets a new benchmark in lawn maintenance.

NBA basketball, Niagara tightrope walk help ABC

June 19, 2012 9:50 am | by DAVID BAUDER - AP Television Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

High-wire acts — both above Niagara Falls and the basketball rim — are paying off for ABC.The first three games of the NBA Finals series between Miami and Oklahoma City, led by superstars LeBron James and Kevin Durant, were the top prime-time draws for the week beginning June 11. They are...


Helping Superconductors Turn Up the Heat

June 19, 2012 9:47 am | by University of Miami | News | Comments

Researchers from the University of Miami (UM) are unveiling a novel theory for high-temperature superconductivity.

Making It Easier to Build Secure Web Applications

June 19, 2012 9:08 am | by MIT | News | Comments

Two years ago, a fledgling social-networking site called Blippy accidentally posted the credit card numbers of its users online. While that was a particularly egregious example, such inadvertent information leaks happen all the time

NM Tech Lays Off 70 at Anti-Terror Training Center

June 19, 2012 9:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A New Mexico anti-terrorism training center known for preparing soldiers for Middle East deployments in a mock Afghan village with dozens of actors is laying off staff.  

Strip Magnet for Linear Position Measurement

June 19, 2012 8:59 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Dexter Magnetic Technologies (Elk Grove Village, IL) has announced a new line of multipole strip magnets for use with the austriamicrosystems line of high resolution linear Hall encoders.

H4 Solar Connector

June 19, 2012 8:54 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Amphenol Industrial Global Operations (Sidney, NY) has announced a low-cost, stamped, and formed contact option for its H4 solar connector


Alnylam gets orphan status for drug candidate

June 19, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Tuesday that it received special regulatory incentives for a drug designed to treat a potentially fatal neurodegenerative disease.Alnylam said its drug candidate ALN-TTR02 received orphan drug status. That means if Alnylam's drug is approved, competing products...

The Amazing Dr. Q.

June 19, 2012 8:43 am | by | Videos | Comments

Dr. Q. literally hopped the fence at the Mexico border to become a 19 year old illegal immigrant.

CompactPCI 6U Boards

June 19, 2012 8:38 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Kontron (Eching, Germany) announced the new 6U CompactPCI processor board CP6004-SA that sets new performance-per-watt standards for high-end applications.

Adhesives for Industrial Displays

June 19, 2012 8:33 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

DELO Industrial Adhesives (Windach, Germany) has announced new adhesives for bonding industrial displays and touch panels.

Virtual Plant Planning, Retrofitting, and Maintenance

June 19, 2012 8:29 am | by Fraunhofer | News | Comments

Process plants have useful lives of thirty to fifty years, during which time they are routinely retrofitted. Virtual reality software simplifies and helps keep track of retrofit planning and testing.

Compact and Flexible Thermal Storage

June 19, 2012 8:24 am | by Fraunhofer | News | Comments

Biogas plants, combined heat and power plants don’t just generate electricity, they also produce heat.

Artificial Muscle as Shock Absorber

June 19, 2012 8:16 am | by Fraunhofer | News | Comments

Engineers are working on intelligent materials that can diminish vibrations and extract power from the environment.


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