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Shape-Shifting Sensor Reports Conditions From Deep in the Body

March 30, 2015 11:38 am | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

Scientists working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have devised and demonstrated a new, shape-shifting probe, about one-hundredth as wide as a human hair, which is ...


Molecular Backbone of Bendable Displays Developed

March 30, 2015 11:29 am | by American Friends of Tel Aviv University | News | Comments

From smartphones and tablets to computer monitors and interactive TV screens, electronic displays are everywhere. As the demand for instant, constant communication grows, so too does the urgency for more convenient portable devices ...  


IoT Industry Leaders Gather for Bluetooth World 2015

March 30, 2015 11:19 am | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

Fitbit, Google, Under Armour, and Lowe’s will be keynote speakers at the second annual Bluetooth World conference, April 14 to 15 in Santa Clara, Calif...


Sex Bias Case Will Embolden Women Despite Verdict

March 30, 2015 10:54 am | by Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press | News | Comments

Observers say a long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues will embolden women in the industry and lead firms ...


Penske Warns NASCAR Team Not to Manipulate Tires

March 30, 2015 10:53 am | by Jenna Fryer, AP Auto Racing Writer | News | Comments

The team owner is aware of rampant industry speculation that some crews are drilling tiny holes in tires to allow air to escape during a race, a process known as "bleeding tires." NASCAR has confiscated ...


Jury Says Silicon Valley Firm Did Not Discriminate

March 30, 2015 10:46 am | by Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press | News | Comments

A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley. The jury in San Francisco ...


Safety Sensors Revenue Estimated to Cross $3B By 2020

March 30, 2015 10:33 am | by IndustryARC | Articles | Comments

Safety sensors and systems as part of different equipment play a vital role to ensure safety of employees and workers in factories and production units across industry verticals. These products act as a bridge between human and machine ...


Not All Clouds Are the Same

March 30, 2015 10:23 am | by Milos Zupanski, Solidworks | Blogs | Comments

Every day, cloud-based services are playing bigger and more important role in our personal and work lives. Cloud offerings are becoming so much more than just renting and accessing hardware, owned by someone else, while you provide ...    


Fireside Chat: Pushing for Higher Temperature Capacitors

March 30, 2015 10:16 am | by PD&D Staff | Articles | Comments

I see the European and North American companies focusing on higher temperature capacitors where applications and industries will pay for more robust capacitors (oil and gas). These harsher environments will need higher temperature ...   


Photos of the Day: Soyuz Rocket Blasts Off to ISS

March 30, 2015 9:58 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kelly and Kornienko, 54, will remain on board until next March. During that time, they will undergo extensive medical experiments, and prepare the station for the anticipated 2017 arrival of new U.S. commercial crew capsules. That means a ...


Addressing the Discrepancy in Actuator Performance

March 30, 2015 9:46 am | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

Actuators can be tricky. In a paper they authored, Ray LaChance and Joe Rossi of Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions said the company sometimes receives questions from customers who cannot ...


Astronauts Board Space Station for 1-Year Mission

March 30, 2015 9:41 am | by Dmitry Lovetsky & Jim Heintz, Associated Press | News | Comments

Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them. Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly are to spend 342 days aboard the orbiting laboratory ...


Cow Amputee Adjusts to Life on Prosthetic Foot

March 30, 2015 9:37 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Ten weeks since his rescue, Dudley, the young cow who was suffering from a severed foot, is now on his way to recovery after receiving top-notch medical support and a custom-made prosthesis. Unattended for months in a cold and muddy ...  


BMW Recalls Nearly 49K Motorcycles

March 30, 2015 9:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BMW is recalling nearly 49,000 motorcycles in the U.S. and Canada because flanges that hold the rear wheel can crack if bolts are too tight. The recall covers multiple models including certain 2005-2010 R1200GS and ...


JetBlue Computer Outage Causes Delays for Passengers

March 30, 2015 9:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A computer outage that caused delays for thousands of JetBlue Airways passengers early Monday morning has been resolved, the company said. JetBlue Airways said it had fixed a systemwide computer problem by 6:15 a.m. Eastern that ... 



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