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Motor Trends: Additive Manufacturing Drives Production of Race-Ready Cars

February 27, 2015 3:56 pm | by Product Design & Development | Events

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is crucial in motorsports. In the race for speed and performance, it has long been a key design and testing tool. Now, race teams are revealing that AM parts are tough enough for use on the track. This trend toward end-use parts has been building for a ...

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Automate 2015

February 27, 2015 3:35 pm | by Association for Advancing Automation (A3) | Events

Automation is helping companies in every industry become stronger global competitors. To succeed, you need the right solution providers, the right technology, and the right expertise. Automate 2015 will provide it all and more! Automate showcases the full spectrum of automation technologies and ...

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JEC Americas Composites Show & Conferences

February 27, 2015 3:28 pm | by JEC Group | Events

JEC Group will hold its 4th annual JEC Americas Composites Show and Conferences in Houston next June 2-4, 2015. The main International event focusing on Innovation and Opportunities for the Composites Materials Industry will to attract exhibitors and attendees from all ...

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Innorobo 2015

February 27, 2015 3:15 pm | by Innoecho | Events

Innoecho, the company behind Innorobo, Europe’s leading event in robotics technologies, markets and innovations, has just closed the application process for its Call for Startups 2015. Held every year since the first edition of Innorobo in 2011, the Call for Startups gives budding ...

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Today in Engineering History: Cigar Rolling Machine Patented

February 27, 2015 1:15 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

On this day in history, 1883, Oscar Hammerstein patented his cigar rolling machine. As a young man, Hammerstein moved to New York City from the Kingdom of Prussia (now Poland) in 1864. He began working at a cigar factory and eventually ...

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Wingless, Hovering MAV Among 5 Patents This Week

February 27, 2015 12:29 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | Blogs | Comments

Winged micro air vehicles (MAV) are vulnerable to wind gusts for various reasons, citing these issues, this patent describes the need for a MAV design that is less sensitive to wind ...

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Suite of Satellites Show Climate Change Data

February 27, 2015 12:11 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

NASA has released some of the most comprehensive views of Earth’s weather patterns to date, which could be used to track the source and progression of climate change. Five Earth-observing missions look down from space in order to ...  

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GE's Class I Recall Among 4 Design Fails This Week

February 27, 2015 12:02 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

GE Healthcare has issued a Class I recall for its magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems with magnet rundown unit. According to the FDA ...

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Army Advancements Provide Innovative, Realistic Training

February 27, 2015 11:48 am | by Capt. Matthew Brown, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence Directorate of Training & Doctrine | News | Comments

Today's Army aviation leaders can augment the training process with innovative training techniques and live, virtual, constructive, gaming, and mission command, also known as LVCG-MC, technologies. The adage "train the way we fight" ...  

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Designing Computer Programs to Streamline Human Behavior

February 27, 2015 11:22 am | by Julia Sklar, MIT News correspondent | News | Comments

When MIT senior Sheldon Trotman walks into any room, he almost instinctively looks for inefficiencies. The electrical engineering and computer science major is bent on streamlining our world, and has already founded several small ...  

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New Filter Could Advance Terahertz Data Transmission

February 27, 2015 11:16 am | by University of Utah | News | Comments

University of Utah engineers have discovered a new approach for designing filters capable of separating different frequencies in the terahertz spectrum, the next generation of communications bandwidth that could allow cellphone users ...

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Computer-Assisted Authoring of Interactive Narratives

February 27, 2015 11:09 am | by Disney Research | News | Comments

Visitors to interactive virtual worlds want the ability to significantly affect the outcome of a story, but authoring these digital experiences is extremely complex. A new platform developed by Disney Research will help fulfill the ...  

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Increasing Oil Flow in the Keystone Pipeline with Electric Fields

February 27, 2015 11:05 am | by American Physical Society | News | Comments

Researchers have shown that a strong electric field applied to a section of the Keystone pipeline can smooth oil flow and yield significant pump energy savings. Traditionally, pipeline oil is heated over several miles in order to reduce ...

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Schools Bring Science to Life Through Robotics

February 27, 2015 10:45 am | by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Johans Chavarro, Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii | News | Comments

Students from elementary, middle and high schools around the Hawaii region participated in the 2015 Hawaii Regional SeaPerch Underwater Robotics for Youth competition Feb. 21 at U.S. Coast Guard Base Honolulu. Sponsored by the Office ....

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Infographic: 7 Teen Inventors Who Are Changing the World

February 27, 2015 10:34 am | by Kasey Panetta, Editor, @Kcpanetta & Larry Corby, Digital Artist | News | Comments

As we move through Engineers week, we need to take a minute to celebrate kids who are, mostly without the formal training, creating incredible things and making large steps in the medical, consumer, and engineering fields. We've pulled ...

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