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Re-Shoring to Kentucky in Balluff’s Global Production Plan

August 21, 2014 1:55 pm | by Balluff | Balluff, Inc. | News | Comments

With the 2014 completion of Balluff's new state-of-the-art customer support and training center in Florence, KY on Industrial Road; space is now available for expansion in their original location on Holton Drive. Balluff’s global managing director and ...

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Binder-USA & Northwire Form a Strategic Partnership

August 21, 2014 1:38 pm | by Northwire | News | Comments

Binder-USA, a global supplier of high-quality circular connectors and cordsets for over 50 years, has formed a strategic partnership with Northwire, which produces custom wire and cable interconnect solutions. The strategic partnership between ...

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Getting a Grip on Technology

August 21, 2014 1:12 pm | by DSM | Dsm Somos | News | Comments

Todd Herremans, a NFL offensive guard for the Philadelphia Eagles, is no newcomer to working out.  He trains rigorously to maintain top physical form and is always looking for ways to improve his work-outs. To improve hand strength and ...

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Your New Home On Mars

August 21, 2014 12:02 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Managing Editor, @melfass | Blogs | Comments

Mars One is looking to send humans to Mars in 2025. Next year, the first batch of applicants (yes, willing applicants) will be selected to begin their training, which will continue up until the 2024 launch date. Nearly a decade of training is hardly the ...

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Customizing Nanoscale Systems for New Light & Energy Technologies

August 21, 2014 11:47 am | by Steve Calechman, MIT News | News | Comments

Silvija Gradecak has big intentions for small ingredients. The associate professor of materials science and engineering at MIT focuses on energy-conversion and light-harvesting through the use of nanomaterials. It’s at these microscopic scales that she can ...

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Software Drastically Increases Speed, Ease of 3D Engineering Simulations

August 21, 2014 11:31 am | by Rob Matheson, MIT News Office | News | Comments

With a method known as finite element analysis (FEA), engineers can generate 3D digital models of large structures to simulate how they’ll fare under stress, vibrations, heat, and other real-world conditions. Used for mapping out large-scale ...

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New Feeding Tube Connectors Will Improve Patient Safety

August 21, 2014 11:04 am | by American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) | News | Comments

New feeding tube connectors, designed by an international standards process, will be available soon and will improve patient safety. According to an invited review published in the OnlineFirst version of Nutrition in Clinical Practice (NCP), the ...

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3D Printers Create Custom Medical Implants

August 21, 2014 10:57 am | by Louisiana Tech University | News | Comments

A team of researchers at Louisiana Tech University has developed an innovative method for using affordable, consumer-grade 3D printers and materials to fabricate custom medical implants that can contain antibacterial and chemotherapeutic ...

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Engineering Newswire 104: Giant Darts to Probe Mars for Signs of Life

August 21, 2014 10:55 am | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Production | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re creating the future of armored vehicles, waging robot wars, and throwing giant penetrator probes at Mars ...                

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Delivery by Drone

August 21, 2014 10:40 am | by Jennifer Chu, MIT New Office | News | Comments

In the near future, the package that you ordered online may be deposited at your doorstep by a drone: Last December, online retailer Amazon announced plans to explore drone-based delivery, suggesting that fleets of flying robots might serve as ...

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Is Voyager in Interstellar Space?

August 21, 2014 10:22 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

Is the Voyager 1 spacecraft in interstellar space? NASA says yes, but a small but respected community of researchers isn’t convinced. A quick review of the facts: Last year, NASA scientists penned a research paper that concluded the spacecraft, traveling at ...

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ODU Protective Caps Offer Noise-Free Operation up to 55 dB

August 21, 2014 10:10 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ODU has announced the release of ODU AMC (Advanced Military Connector) protective caps. They protect ODU AMC connections from water, sand and dust under adverse conditions and extreme environmental influences. The low weight, low-reflection ...

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Chip Maker Infineon to Buy California Firm for $3B

August 21, 2014 10:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

German chip maker Infineon Technologies AG says it has agreed to pay $3 billion in cash for California-based semiconductor firm International Rectifier, which produces power-management components used in everything from cars to satellites ...

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IoT Manufacturing Insight with NI & Intel

August 21, 2014 10:05 am | by Intel | Videos | Comments

In collaboration with National Instruments, Intel engineers are helping industrial sector customers place real intelligence at the point of their data—that is, at the device, even on legacy equipment—and then extract the data and optimize which ...

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Engineering Motorsports: An Interview with McLaren F1

August 21, 2014 10:03 am | by IET | Videos | Comments

A snap-shot into the world of a McLaren F1 engineer – Greenpower’s National Final’s team interview McLaren F1 engineers at Goodwood Festival of Speed ...               

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