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U.S. Steel to Build New Headquarters

November 24, 2014 4:16 pm | by Joe Mandak, Associated Press | News | Comments

United States Steel Corp. announced Monday it will build its new world headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site by the NHL's Penguins. Company, team, local and state officials made the ...

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Ford's New F-150 to Get 26 MPG

November 24, 2014 4:12 pm | by Dee-ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Ford said that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup. The Ram truck is the current leader among pickups, getting up to 25 mpg on the ...  

Report: Wind Power Saves $1.2B Each Year

November 24, 2014 4:09 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A trade association says that wind power saved electricity customers in Oklahoma and surrounding states more than $1.2 billion last year. The American Wind Energy Association analyzed hourly data from the Southwest Power Pool in ...  

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Baumer Unveils Optical Edge Sensor PosCon 3D

November 24, 2014 4:05 pm | by PD&D Staff | Baumer Electric | Product Releases | Comments

Baumer has announced the optical edge sensor PosCon 3D. It masters tasks which previously required complex laser measuring systems. Multiple capabilities make the sensor a solution to detect edge positions and object or gap width in ...

Mouser Promotes New Formula E 270hp Electric Vehicle Racing Tech

November 24, 2014 3:34 pm | by Mouser Electronics | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics is now promoting the technology and development of the new Formula E Electric Vehicle (EV) Racing. Mouser is a proud sponsor of the China Racing Formula E Racing Team, race cars running on batteries which ...  

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Army Tests Insect-Inspired Robots

November 24, 2014 12:33 pm | by Joyce P. Brayboy, ARL Public Affairs | News | Comments

Army researchers are finding they have much to learn from bees hovering near a picnic spread at a park. Dr. Joseph Conroy, an electronics engineer at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, known as ARL, part of the Research ...    

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NASA Selects Student Teams for High-Powered Rocket Challenge

November 24, 2014 11:51 am | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA has selected eight teams from middle and high schools across the country to participate in the 2014-2015 NASA Student Launch Challenge, April 7-12, organized by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama ...   

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Obama Honors America's Top Engineers

November 24, 2014 11:40 am | by Kumar Garg & Neekta Hamidi, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy | News | Comments

Last week, in the East Room of the White House, President Obama awarded National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation to 19 of our nation's top thinkers, discoverers, and innovators - marveling both at ...  

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NASA Launches Comprehensive Database of Materials Tested on ISS

November 24, 2014 11:25 am | by NASA | News | Comments

American scientists and researchers have a new way to find out how specific materials fared after years of exposure to the space environment. Since the International Space Station’s early days, an experiment called the Materials International ...

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Developing Tomorrow's Degradable Electronics

November 24, 2014 11:15 am | by SINTEF | News | Comments

Norwegian researchers are developing electronics that disappear to order. When the FM frequencies are removed in Norway in 2017, all old-fashioned radios will become obsolete, leaving the biggest collection of redundant electronics ever seen ...

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Hand Dryers Spread Bacteria in Public Toilets

November 24, 2014 11:02 am | by University of Leeds | News | Comments

Modern hand dryers are much worse than paper towels when it comes to spreading germs, according to new University of Leeds research. Scientists from the University of Leeds have found that high-powered 'jet-air' and warm air hand dryers ...

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2857 Series Empty Housing

November 24, 2014 10:54 am | by Wago Corporation | Wago Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

WAGO offers you freedom of choice with the flexible, modular 2857 series empty housing. The 2857 is the ideal solution for your design projects. Configurable connections with pluggable picoMAX® connectors and economical marking offers ...

Air Force Helps Design Transport Isolation System

November 24, 2014 10:53 am | by John Scaggs, 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs | News | Comments

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) is playing a unique role in the United States' comprehensive Ebola response efforts in West Africa through the center's involvement in developing a transport isolation system ...   

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Lockheed Plans 5 MW Bioenergy Facility

November 24, 2014 10:40 am | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

Lockheed Martin and teammate Concord Blue announced a new contract to build a power generation facility that will provide a new, clean energy source to meet the needs of 5,000 homes and businesses in Herten, Germany. The five-megawatt ...

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3 Cheap Smartphones to Consider

November 24, 2014 10:29 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The cheapest smartphones don't have all the gizmos of Apple or Samsung models, but I'm impressed by how many features you do get for roughly a third of the price. Processors are slower, yet that's not so noticeable for basic ...   

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