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Anark to Present at Product Development & Tech Forum

September 29, 2014 2:34 pm | by Anark | Events

Anark Corporation, provider of automated Model Based Enterprise (MBE) and 3D CAD visualization solutions has announced they will be presenting at the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) Annual Product Development and Technology Forum along ...

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From Diamonds to Supercomputers

September 29, 2014 1:47 pm | by Investigación y Desarrollo | News | Comments

By exchanging specific atoms inside the mineral structure, quantum bits, required to process complex operations faster, could be stabilized. Gustavo López Velázquez, researcher at the University of Guadalajara (UDG), proposes to construct a ...

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Ultra-Fast Semiconductor Nano-Lasers

September 29, 2014 1:35 pm | by Friedrich Schiller University Jena | News | Comments

Physicist at the University of Jena together with colleagues from Imperial College London develop ultra-fast semiconductor nano-lasers. As the researcher report in the current issue of the journal of Nature Physics, they are capable of ...

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'Autotune' Software Makes it Easier to Model Building Energy Use

September 29, 2014 1:14 pm | by Oak Ridge National Laboratory | News | Comments

There are many ways to save energy in residential and commercial buildings. There are products that use less energy for lighting, heating and cooling; materials that better insulate and seal building envelopes; and architectural and engineering ...

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'Cloaking' Device Uses Ordinary Lenses

September 29, 2014 1:00 pm | by University of Rochester | News | Comments

Inspired perhaps by Harry Potter's invisibility cloak, scientists have recently developed several ways - some simple and some involving new technologies - to hide objects from view. The latest effort, developed at the University of Rochester ...

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Predicting Landslides with Light

September 29, 2014 12:31 pm | by The Optical Society | News | Comments

Optical fiber sensors are used around the world to monitor the condition of difficult-to-access segments of infrastructure — such as the underbellies of bridges, the exterior walls of tunnels, the feet of dams, long pipelines and railways in ...

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Holt Integrated Circuits Announces Discrete-to-Digital Sensor

September 29, 2014 12:13 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Holt Integrated Circuits has announced a new discrete-to-digital sensor IC. The HI-8428 has eight programmable sense channels, which may be individually configured as GND/Open or Supply/Open (28 V/Open) sensors. Holt is one of the few ...

Tiertime Announces Global Launch of Desktop 3D Printer

September 29, 2014 11:26 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Tiertime has announced the global launch of its new desktop 3D printer, UP BOX. Targeting professional and educational users, UP BOX represents the third model in the UP Series of desktop 3D printers. The UP BOX builds on the performance ...

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9 Powerful Controllers Inside Unmanned Vehicles That Disable Explosive Devices

September 29, 2014 11:24 am | by Terry Persun, Technical Journalist | Articles | Comments

When NIC Instruments was designing their next generation unmanned ground vehicle, they needed specific characteristics from their controller boards. During research, they found that some controllers didn't offer the ...     

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Campaign to Win Approval for Engineering Facility Upgrade

September 29, 2014 10:49 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Buildings at URI's College of Engineering date to the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the dean says they lack modern laboratories and interactive classrooms. The Providence Journal reports that the URI President says companies need more ...

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Man Creates Expanding Shoe to Help Poor Kids

September 29, 2014 10:44 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

After about seven years of research and development, one Nampa man will launch TheShoeThatGrows.org to provide children around the world with a pair of shoes that readjusts to fit their feet as they grow. "I'm just excited to get these ...

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Why the Society of Women Engineers Beats Miss America (Every Time)

September 29, 2014 10:37 am | by Kasey Panetta, Managing Editor, ECN | Blogs | Comments

Who knew that a HBO show could change the lives of girls who dream of being engineers? Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has a Daily Show/Colbert Report feeling to it and this past Sunday, Oliver used part of the time to do a decent take ...

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5-Axis Cincinnati Profiler Cuts Machining Time for Aero Parts

September 29, 2014 10:32 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The new 5-axis, 5-spindle Cincinnati XP aerospace profiler from Fives features doubled spindle speeds, greater horsepower, and higher feed rates on all axes. The purpose-designed machine delivers 50% to 80% faster ...

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Photos of the Day: Orion in Final Steps Before Exploration Flight

September 29, 2014 10:20 am | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

NASA and Lockheed Martin have finished fueling the Orion spacecraft with ammonia, hydrazine and high pressure helium at Kennedy Space Center’s Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility. Orion has now been moved to the Launch Abort System ...  

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U.S. Cites Company in Cell Tower Deaths

September 29, 2014 10:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal safety enforcement agency cited a Missouri-based communications company on Friday for "willful" and "serious" safety violations in the death of two workers in the collapse in March of a cell tower they were dismantling in ...  

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