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Paris Hit by Air Pollution Spike, Halves Cars on Roads

March 23, 2015 10:23 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Paris will cut the number of cars on the road in half beginning Monday and is making public transit free to combat a spike in pollution that has obscured even the Eiffel Tower under a smoggy haze. The mayor's office announced Saturday that ...

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Braille Printing Program Designed to Foster Communication

March 23, 2015 10:18 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Articles | Comments

Italian company Lumi Industries wants to make translation from spoken language to Braille easier with 3D printing. They have developed a free software which translates written text into Braille, then converts it to a 3D file for printing ...

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Solving Multi-Channel LVDT Measurement System Susceptibly to Heterodyning

March 23, 2015 9:59 am | by H. G. Schaevitz LLC, Alliance Sensors Group | Articles | Comments

H. G. Schaevitz LLC, Alliance Sensors Group has solved the age old problem of cross talk between sensors even if the master signal conditioner fails. When LVDT signal cables are bundled together or laid close to each other in a wire ... 

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Settling the Debate – CNC vs 3DP

March 23, 2015 9:51 am | by Chris Fox, Content Marketing Specialist, Tormach | Blogs | Comments

Now that 3D printers have emerged as the tool-of-choice for many makers and educators, there seems to be a line drawn in the sand between CNC and additive manufacturing. Many manufacturers even worry that 3D printing may one day ...     

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Students Applying Lessons to Develop Safer Spacecraft

March 23, 2015 9:36 am | News | Comments

Students from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) are collaborating with NASA engineers at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida in an effort to use lessons learned from the past to design safer spacecraft for the future. The graduate ...

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Rockets for Commercial Crew Launches Begin to Come Together

March 23, 2015 9:30 am | by Steven Siceloff, NASA's Kennedy Space Center | News | Comments

The codes AV-073 and AV-080 may not mean much to many, but they mean a whole lot to former astronaut Chris Ferguson and the team of engineers and technicians who will assemble the first Atlas V rocket to launch a crew to the International ...

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Northeast Gas Pipeline Progresses, Some Landowners Dismayed

March 23, 2015 9:24 am | by Mary Esch, Associated Press | News | Comments

The 124-mile Constitution Pipeline will likely bring some relief from high natural gas prices to residents of New York City and New England, but it will also bring anguish to some landowners in the wooded hills and valleys in its path ...

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U.S. Probes Effectiveness of 2 Nissan Air Bag Sensor Recalls

March 23, 2015 9:15 am | News | Comments

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that two Nissan recalls didn't go far enough to fix a problem with front-seat air bag seat sensors. The probe covers nearly 990,000 vehicles in the U.S. that were recalled in 2013 and ...

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Judge OKs Punitive Damages in Gender Bias Case

March 23, 2015 9:10 am | by Lisa Leff, Associated Press | News | Comments

A California trial judge ruled Saturday that a woman suing a Silicon Valley venture capital firm in a high-profile gender bias case may seek punitive damages that could add tens of millions of dollars to the $16 million in lost wages and ...

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Obama to Announce $240M in New Pledges for STEM

March 23, 2015 9:06 am | by Darlene Superville, Associated Press | News | Comments

President Barack Obama is highlighting private-sector efforts to encourage more students from underrepresented groups to pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math. At the White House Science Fair on Monday, Obama will ...

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Navy Develops Prototype for Diver Life Support

March 23, 2015 9:01 am | by Jacqui Barker, Office of Public Affairs, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Public Affairs | News | Comments

Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City (NSWC PC) scientists have developed a prototype for a new life support system for divers the Navy announced March 19. The goal of the new system is to accelerate the deployment of Navy diver ...   

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Albert Einstein, In His Own Words

March 23, 2015 8:56 am | by National Science Foundation | News | Comments

Albert Einstein is known in popular culture for his famous E = mc2 formula. Scientists know him for revolutionizing physics with his general theory of relativity. But is it possible to know the man behind the big ideas? Yes, thanks to ...

Microscan & Cross Automation to Demo End-of-Line Inspection at Automate 2015

March 20, 2015 5:01 pm | by Microscan | News | Comments

Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, and lighting solutions, will demonstrate an end-of-line inspection using the UR10 Robot and Vision HAWK Smart Camera to inspect a small gasoline motor at Automate 2015 ...

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Low Stress, Optically Clear, One Part Silicone Meets NASA Low Outgassing Specifications

March 20, 2015 4:45 pm | by Master Bond | News | Comments

Passing ASTM E595 testing for NASA low outgassing, Master Bond MasterSil 920-LO is a high performance, room temperature vulcanizing silicone for sealing, coating and small encapsulations. This single component system has a moderate ...  

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Universal Robots Launches UR3 to Work Alongside Humans

March 20, 2015 4:39 pm | by Universal Robots | News | Comments

Industries worldwide have embraced the collaborative benefits of the user-friendly UR5 and UR10 robots that feature unrivaled performance vs. affordability and can work next to people with no safety guarding. With the new UR3 robot ...  

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