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Computational Technique Advances Color 3D Printing Process

May 22, 2015 11:16 am | by Columbia University School of Engineering & Applied Science | News | Comments

Working with researchers at Zhejiang University in China, Changxi Zheng, assistant professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering, has developed a technique that enables hydrographic printing, a widely used ...

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Honda Driver Rahal Says Chevrolet Has 'Huge Advantage'

May 22, 2015 9:48 am | by Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer | News | Comments

Graham Rahal knows which manufacturer is the one to beat in the Indianapolis 500 — and it's not his own. A Honda driver, Rahal has spent May looking up at all the Chevrolets ahead ...

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NASA Offers $1.5 Million Prize for Recycled Mars Habitats

May 22, 2015 9:45 am | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Information keeps coming from NASA's Dawn spacecraft: it has now detected bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres. They could be volcanoes or salt deposits, but a public online poll lists "other" as the most popular ...

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5 Things to Know as Pyrex Reaches 100-Year Milestone

May 22, 2015 9:42 am | by Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press | News | Comments

Pyrex cookware has been around for 100 years, ever since creator Corning Glass Works determined the heat-resistant glass used for rugged railroad lanterns also made a lovely sponge cake. The Corning Museum of ...

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Tuk-Tuk Taxi Maker Aims to Make Inroads in U.S.

May 22, 2015 9:39 am | by Thomas Peipert, Associated Press | News | Comments

They're ubiquitous in Asia, swarming the bustling streets of Bangkok, New Delhi and Beijing. Now, a company that manufactures the tuk-tuk ...

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Toyota Promises to Find Cause of Takata Airbag Defects

May 22, 2015 9:19 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota President Akio Toyoda vowed to help get to the bottom of the problems with Takata air bags, the recalls for which have ballooned to about 53 million vehicles worldwide, stressing that regaining consumer trust ...

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Paralyzed Man Uses Thoughts to Control Robotic Arm

May 22, 2015 9:03 am | by Alicia Chang, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported. Two years ago, doctors in California ...

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FAA Unveils Messaging System to Reduce Delays

May 22, 2015 8:54 am | by David Porter, Associated Press | News | Comments

A system that replaces verbal communication between pilots and air traffic controllers with computerized messages was unveiled Thursday by federal aviation officials, who said the system will reduce delays during ...

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Android App Could Help Hackers Map Out Wearables Users

May 21, 2015 4:35 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

An Android app has been launched which can track metadata that has been emitted from devices using Bluetooth LE ...

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Spacecraft of the Week: Deep Space One

May 21, 2015 3:50 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Not every spacecraft is revolutionary enough to test an entirely new propulsion system. Deep Space 1 tested the ion engine as well as a dozen other technologies ...

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New Standard Set for Variety of Luminaries

May 21, 2015 3:20 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has printed a publication pertaining to attachment features of luminaires used in roadway and area lighting equipment ...

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New Engines Tap Latest Military Tech

May 21, 2015 2:59 pm | by Matt Benvie, GE Reports | News | Comments

From GPS to the Internet, many everyday technologies have military roots. The same is true for jet engines, especially those powering business jets. For America, the jet age began the night of October 4th, 1941 ...

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Bat-Inspired Sonar System Unveiled

May 21, 2015 2:53 pm | by Virginia Tech | News | Comments

Rolf Mueller, an associate professor of mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has developed a prototype of a dynamic sonar system inspired by horseshoe bats. The prototype was presented ...

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Controlling a Robotic Arm with a Patient's Intentions

May 21, 2015 2:51 pm | by California Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Neural prosthetic devices implanted in the brain's movement center, the motor cortex, can allow patients with amputations or paralysis to control the movement of a robotic limb - one that can be either connected to or ...

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Device Self-Destructs When Heated

May 21, 2015 2:45 pm | by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | News | Comments

Where do electronics go when they die? Most devices are laid to eternal rest in landfills. But what if they just dissolved away, or broke down to their molecular components so that the material could be ...

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