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Lufthansa Technik Deploys E2open for Logistics Visibility

August 19, 2014 10:36 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

E2open, a provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, announced that Lufthansa Technik is leveraging the E2open Business Network. The cloud-based platform gives Lufthansa ... 


Ring, Ring: London Statues Want to Talk to You

August 19, 2014 10:04 am | by Sylvia Hui, Associated Press | News | Comments

Calling all London tourists: Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes and Queen Victoria want to have a word with you. A new interactive arts project is giving a voice to dozens of statues of historical and fictional characters in London, allowing them to ...


LED Vapor Tight Linear Fixtures

August 19, 2014 9:57 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

MaxLite has introduced DesignLights Consortium (DLC)-qualified LED Vapor Tight Linear Fixtures for harsh environment installations. MaxLite provides the IP66-rated fixtures for use in car wash operations ...


Moisture-Sealed Rigid Linear Light Pipes

August 19, 2014 9:50 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

VCC has expanded its rugged linear light pipe product offering to include moisture-sealed versions that provide protection up to NEMA 6P and IP67 ratings. Developed for harsh environment applications ...

NASA's RXTE Satellite Decodes the Rhythm of an Unusual Black Hole

August 19, 2014 9:50 am | by NASA | News | Comments

Astronomers have uncovered rhythmic pulsations from a rare type of black hole 12 million light-years away by sifting through archival data from NASA's Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) satellite. The signals have helped astronomers identify an unusual ...


Zero-Max Right Angle Gear Drives

August 19, 2014 9:45 am | by PD&D Staff | Zero-Max, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Zero-Max has announced Crown gear drives that remain lubricated for life with Beacon 325 premium grade grease. The drives also feature heat treated AGMA Class 10 spiral bevel gears for a maintenance free operation in ...

Calculations with Nanoscale Smart Particles

August 19, 2014 9:43 am | by Moscow Institute of Physics & Technology | News | Comments

Researchers from the Institute of General Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and MIPT have made an important step towards creating medical ...    


MGH Develops Device to Study Metastases

August 19, 2014 9:35 am | by Massachusetts General Hospital | News | Comments

A microfluidic device developed at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) may help study key steps in the process by which cancer cells break off from a primary tumor to invade other tissues and form metastases. In their report published in ...


Emerging Solar Plants Ignite Birds in Midair

August 19, 2014 9:28 am | by Ellen Knickmeyer & John Locher, Associated Press | News | Comments

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair ...       


Graphene Rubber Bands Could Stretch Limits of Healthcare

August 19, 2014 9:26 am | by University of Surrey | News | Comments

Although body motion sensors already exist in different forms, they have not been widely used due to their complexity and cost of production. Now researchers from the University of Surrey and Trinity College Dublin have for the ...  


Photos of the Day: NASA in the 1940s

August 19, 2014 9:22 am | by NASA | News | Comments

An engine mechanic checks instrumentation prior to an investigation of engine operating characteristics and thrust control of a large turboprop engine with counter-rotating propellers under high-altitude flight conditions in the ...  


Remembering 'First Flights' on National Aviation Day

August 18, 2014 5:35 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

Orville Wright wasn’t sure exactly how long his first flight lasted. He and his brother, Wilbur, think it was about 12 seconds, but according to what Orville wrote in his diary of that December day in 1903 at Kill Devil Hills, N.C., the time is ...


Developing a Vertical Takeoff & Landing Vehicle

August 18, 2014 5:26 pm | by North Atlantic Industries | News | Comments

North Atlantic Industries has been chosen by Lockheed Martin Skunk Works to provide navigation system solutions for the Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System vertical takeoff and landing demonstrator. Vehicle management ...    


New Corvette Feature Keeps an Eye On Valets

August 18, 2014 5:24 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Face it. If you own a luxury or sports car, whenever you hand the keys to a valet, you imagine the car going on a high-speed joyride like the Ferrari in the 1980s cult movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Now, General Motors has an option on the ...


3D-Printing Growth: Unstoppable Even if Moore’s Law Doesn’t Apply

August 18, 2014 4:52 pm | by Diego Tamburini, Line/Shape/Space | Articles | Comments

Consumer 3D-printing growth dominates much of the technology discussion lately—for better and, perhaps, for worse at times. Every day we see more applications (3D-printed ice cream, anyone?), and 3D printers are now appearing at ...  



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