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Researching Thermal Management Tech for Fighter Aircraft

November 20, 2014 8:50 am | by 88th Air Base Wing Office of Public Affairs | News | Comments

Managing heat that is generated by electronic subsystems in next-generation aircraft is a vexing challenge for aerospace system designers. In the interest of meeting this challenge, the Air Force recently provided follow-on funding for a ...


Ford: Lower Oil Prices Unlikely to Slow Green Cars

November 20, 2014 6:59 am | by Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | News | Comments

The executive chairman of Ford Motor Company said he doesn't think that a drop in oil prices will dissuade people from buying fuel-efficient vehicles. Bill Ford, the great-grandson of company founder Henry Ford, said the ...    


Minivans Do Poorly in New Crash Tests

November 20, 2014 12:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the Nissan Quest, Chrysler Town and Country, and Dodge Caravan all ... 


Nominee for Auto Safety Chief Faces Uphill Climb

November 20, 2014 12:59 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Mark Rosekind is a nationally known expert in human fatigue. He may soon inherit a government agency that's been criticized for being asleep at the wheel. President Obama on Wednesday nominated Rosekind, a former NASA scientist with a ...


Photos of the Day: 6 Key Models at the L.A. Auto Show

November 19, 2014 5:21 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

One out of every 10 new vehicles sold in the U.S. last year was purchased in California. So it's no wonder automakers save some of their most important introductions for the Los Angeles Auto Show ...        


The '10 Worst Toys' for Kids

November 19, 2014 4:42 pm | by Philip Marcelo, Associated Press | News | Comments

A bow that shoots illuminated arrows its manufacturer says can fly up to 145 feet and the "Catapencil" — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on its end — are on an annual list of unsafe toys released Wednesday by a ...  


Tiny Satellites Show Us the Earth as it Changes in Near-Real-Time

November 19, 2014 4:25 pm | by TED | Videos | Comments

Satellite imaging has revolutionized our knowledge of the Earth, with detailed images of nearly every street corner readily available online. But Planet Labs' Will Marshall says we can do better and go faster — by getting smaller ...  


From Science Fiction to Science Fact

November 19, 2014 4:21 pm | by NASA 360 | Videos | Comments

Is suspended animation possible? Can we 3D print whole structures on the moon? How about swimming the ocean of Europa? Maybe ...                    


Sonata Evolves into More Sophisticated Car

November 19, 2014 4:08 pm | by Ann M. Job, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Hyundai Sonata sedan, poised to set a new U.S. sales record this year, feels like a more premium car for 2015 and adds interior room, improved ride, more standard equipment and new, luxury-car features. Standard features on every ... 


Safety Agency to Push for National Air Bag Recall

November 19, 2014 4:01 pm | by Tom Krisher & Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writers | News | Comments

The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure — and even kill — a driver. The action Tuesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers ...


Showdown Looms Between Gov't, Air Bag Maker

November 19, 2014 3:45 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

A showdown is looming between U.S. safety regulators and a Japanese company that makes air bags linked to multiple deaths and injuries. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants Takata Corp. to recall millions of ...  


Mission Moon: Millions May Help Lunar Landing

November 19, 2014 3:37 pm | by Danica Kirka, Associated Press | News | Comments

It's the moon mission for the masses. A project to fund a private lunar exploration mission got underway Monday, offering the public the chance to take part. For as little as ...           


Master Bond High Temperature Resistant Adhesive

November 19, 2014 1:07 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Formulated to operate over the temperature range of -80° to +650°F, Master Bond EP17HT-LO is a one part epoxy for bonding, sealing, coating, and encapsulation applications. This low viscosity system has low exotherm upon curing and...

DuPont Microcircuit Materials Introduces Pure Copper Conductive Ink

November 19, 2014 12:06 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

DuPont Microcircuit Materials has introduced its first pure copper conductive ink for photonic curing, DuPont PE510 copper conductor. DuPont PE510 is the newest product in a suite of conductive ink materials specifically tailored ...

ams Optical Sensor Family Integrates Touchless Gesture Detection

November 19, 2014 11:47 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ams has released a new family of intelligent sensors that integrate six key sensing functions including gesture detection and Mobeam barcode emulation. The TMG399x product family is suitable for touchless gesture control and display management ...


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