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NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover Arrives at Martian Mountain

September 12, 2014 11:43 am | by NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory | News | Comments

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has reached the Red Planet's Mount Sharp, a Mount-Rainier-size mountain at the center of the vast Gale Crater and the rover mission's long-term prime destination."Curiosity now will begin a new ...   


Triple-Jetting Technology with New Multi-Material 3D Printers

September 12, 2014 11:26 am | by Stratasys | Stratasys, Inc. | News | Comments

Stratasys has introduced the Objet500 Connex1 and Objet500 Connex2 Multi-material 3D Printers featuring the company’s unique triple-jetting technology. Stratasys triple-jetting technology is designed to allow the user to build products ...


DAQRI Unveils 4D Smart Helmet for Industrial Workforce

September 12, 2014 10:57 am | by DAQRI | Videos | Comments

DAQRI’s executive team discusses the impetus, hardware features, software tools and use cases of the DAQRI Smart Helmet ...                           


Project Wing: Google’s Delivery-Drone Service

September 12, 2014 10:45 am | by Adam Conner-Simons, CSAIL | News | Comments

Friends and colleagues were aware, at some level, that Nick Roy, a researcher in MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), had been using his sabbatical to take on some sort of robotics-related ...   


Ford Recalls Hybrid SUVs to Fix Stalling Problem

September 12, 2014 10:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford is recalling about 74,000 older-model gas-electric hybrid SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a stalling problem. The recall covers Ford Escapes from the 2005 through 2008 model years and Mercury Mariners from 2006 through ...   


Replacing Silicon Electronics with Nanomaterials

September 12, 2014 10:25 am | by Ken Kingery, Duke University | News | Comments

As silicon electronics approach their physical limits for density and speed, researchers are seeking materials to revolutionize the industry and continue the vast improvements in performance seen throughout the past four decades ...  


Photos of the Day: The First Untethered Soft Robot

September 12, 2014 10:20 am | by Harvard University | News | Comments

A team of researchers was able to scale up earlier soft-robot designs, enabling a single robot to carry on its back all the equipment it needs to operate — micro-compressors, control systems, and batteries ...      


World's Largest DNA Origami Created

September 12, 2014 10:15 am | by North Carolina State University | News | Comments

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of Copenhagen have created the world's largest DNA origami, which are nanoscale constructions with applications ranging from biomedical research to nanoelectronics ... 


23andMe CEO Navigates Health Regulation

September 12, 2014 10:07 am | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | News | Comments

No Silicon Valley company better embodies the promise and the pitfalls of working in health care than DNA testing firm 23andMe. Launched in 2006 to a flurry of media coverage, the Mountain View, California-based company seemed to ...  


Ceramics Don't Have to Be Brittle

September 12, 2014 10:06 am | by California Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Imagine a balloon that could float without using any lighter-than-air gas. Instead, it could simply have all of its air sucked out while maintaining its filled shape. Such a vacuum balloon, which could help ease the world's current shortage of ...


Tesla's Tax Break Package Enacted

September 12, 2014 10:03 am | by Scott Sonner, Associated Press | News | Comments

"It doesn't get any bigger than this," Sandoval said as he put his signature to four bills late Thursday night, shortly after the state Legislature unanimously approved the package that includes tax credits and other incentives worth up to ...


NASA Extends, Increases Value of Bioastronautics Contract at Johnson

September 12, 2014 9:49 am | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA has extended and increased the value of its contract with Wyle Integrated Science and Engineering Group of Houston to provide continuing support to the Human Health and Performance Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center ...  


The New Backup Imperative for Manufacturers in the Digital Era

September 12, 2014 9:47 am | by Chris Grossman, Senior Vice President Enterprise Applications, Rand Secure Data | Articles | Comments

The impact of the digital age in manufacturing and manufacturing design has driven the creation of electronically stored information to never before seen levels. Just a few of the areas seeing a major increase in storage requirements ...  


Making Drones More Customizable

September 12, 2014 9:45 am | by Rob Matheson, MIT News Office | News | Comments

A first-ever standard "operating system" for drones, developed by a startup with MIT roots, could soon help manufacturers easily design and customize unmanned aerial vehicles for multiple applications ...     


Connecting Customer Decisions to Design Decisions

September 12, 2014 9:39 am | by Alan Nicol, Executive Member, AlanNicolSolutions | Blogs | Comments

Connecting our information about customer desires with our designs is difficult. If it seems simple, we probably missed something. In the realm of product development, the most challenging and often the riskiest part of the design process is ...



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