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Hyphoid Right Angle Gearboxes

August 7, 2012 1:14 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Myostat Motion Control has introduce the new HY series Hyphoid right angle gearboxes.

PD & D 2012 Design Engineer Hall of Fame - Vote Now

August 7, 2012 12:59 pm | by David Mantey, Editor, PD&D | Articles | Comments

The time to vote for the Design Engineer Hall of Fame is now

'Diving Board' Sensors Key to DNA Detection

August 7, 2012 12:47 pm | News | Comments

A tiny vibrating cantilever sensor could soon help doctors and field clinicians quickly detect harmful toxins, bacteria and even indicators of certain types of cancer from small samples of blood or urine.


Designing the Mars Rover Hardware

August 7, 2012 9:32 am | by Siemens | Videos | Comments

The Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester works with NASA and the European Space Agency, supplying instrumentation and other hardware for space missions.

Smart Software for Smart Products

August 7, 2012 9:11 am | by CORDIS Features | News | Comments

From cooking pots to cars and airplanes, the products of the future will be increasingly intelligent - able to communicate and cooperate with humans, other devices and their environment.

Eco-Computer With a Natural Wood Look

August 7, 2012 9:08 am | by Fraunhofer | News | Comments

Surfing for hours on the Internet consumes a lot of electricity and is harmful to the environment. However, a new ecological PC saves energy as it operates: It produces about 70 percent less CO2 than conventional computers.

New Insights Into the Remote Control of Quantum Systems

August 7, 2012 9:03 am | by University of Vienna | News | Comments

A fundamental characteristic of quantum physics is the fact that two or more particles can exhibit correlations stronger than classically allowed.

Piezoelectric Force Sensors Support Spacecraft Testing

August 7, 2012 8:28 am | by Kistler | News | Comments

Kistler  has announced the availability of its three-component force sensors and piezoelectric accelerometers to meet the rigorous demands of satellite and spacecraft force limited vibration testing (FLV).  


2U VME64x Enclosures

August 7, 2012 8:18 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Pixus Technologies (Waterloo, Ontario) has announced a new 2U VME64x enclosure in the SlimBox style, allowing up to 4 slots.

LED Array Boards

August 7, 2012 8:14 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Innovations in Optics (Woburn, MA) has introduced a new product line, LumiBright BD Boards for high power LED applications.

Laser System Reconstructs Objects Hidden From Sight

August 7, 2012 8:10 am | by OSA | News | Comments

Inspired by the erratic behavior of photons zooming around and bouncing off objects and walls inside a room, researchers combined these bouncing photons with advanced optics to enable them to “see” what’s hidden around the corner.

Ramesh Raskar: Imaging at a Trillion Frames Per Second

August 7, 2012 8:00 am | by TED | Videos | Comments

Ramesh Raskar presents femto-photography, a new type of imaging so fast it visualizes the world one trillion frames per second, so detailed it shows light itself in motion.

Fiery Research: Sandia Computers Model Rocket Fuel Fires

August 7, 2012 6:09 am | by Sandia National Laboratories | News | Comments

Walt Gill of Sandia National Laboratories’ Fire & Aerosol Sciences Department calls it a pancake — a disk more than a foot in diameter covered with what looks like the debris you’d scrape off a particularly messy barbecue grill.

Microswimmers: Swimming Robots Could Deliver Drugs

August 7, 2012 6:01 am | by Georgia Tech | News | Comments

When you’re just a few microns long, swimming can be difficult. At that size scale, the viscosity of water is more like that of honey, and momentum can’t be relied upon to maintain forward motion.  

Navy Tests Ocean Drones

August 7, 2012 5:54 am | by Michael Melia, Associated Press | News | Comments

Just beneath the placid, sailboat-dotted surface of Narragansett   Bay , torpedo-shaped vehicles spin and pivot to their own rhythm, carrying out missions programmed by their U.S. Navy masters.      


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