NASA completed another successful round of Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM) operations on the International Space Station with the Canadian Dextre robot and RRM tools
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Harnessing the power of the sun has inspired scientists and engineers to look for ways to turn sunlight into clean energy to heat houses, fuel factories, and power devices.
Researchers at Rice University have developed a lithium-ion battery that can be painted on virtually any surface.
Piton has introduced a new concept in handling and securing 19" rack mounted equipment: the Piton Rack Handle.
The 118Z Series pressure/vacuum oil-less diaphragm pump from Thomas (Sheboygan, WI) provides mobility with a quiet, efficient low-vibration design
Bauer Gear Motor (Somerset, NJ) has announced its range of PMSM (permanent magnet synchronous motors).
Shares of Energy Transfer Partners LP fell sharply Thursday after the pipeline operator priced a public offering of 13.5 million common units at 3.1 percent less than Wednesday's closing price.The Dallas company's stock price declined nearly 6 percent in afternoon trading.Energy Transfer priced...
The agency that oversees Internet addresses has renewed a contract for operating the database of ".com" names. That database is in a set of computers and contains details that Internet-connected machines use in finding websites and routing email for the millions of Internet addresses that end...
Lawson Products Inc. said Thursday that it will eliminate 100 jobs as part of a restructuring and reached a deal with its lender for a new five-year, $40 million credit facility.Chicago-based Lawson, which makes components for manufacturing and other industries, said the restructuring is...
Can India become a global hub for innovation? Nirmalya Kumar thinks it already has. He details four types of "invisible innovation" currently coming out of India...
Stackpole has announced the addition of a 5 watt size to its ultra-precision current sensing resistor series, the CSS/CSSH.
Nook Precision Metric Ball Screws, PMBS, provide a more cost-effective, high-precision actuation solution to aerospace, defense, medical, machine, and tool-making manufacturers.
Formulated for electrical potting and encapsulation applications, Master Bond's EP36AO combines high thermal conductivity with thermal stability.
A group of ex-NASA astronauts and scientists plan to launch a privately-funded space telescope to search for small asteroids that may pose a danger to Earth.