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Spacewalk Preps, Dragon Cargo, Biomed Research Cap Busy Week

October 21, 2014 10:08 am | by NASA | News | Comments

The six-person Expedition 41 crew of the International Space Station tackled a range of biomedical research and cargo transfers Friday, capping off a week that included the second of two U.S. spacewalks and preparations for a ...   

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Illegal Drones a Growing Issue at Sporting Events

October 21, 2014 10:02 am | by Rob Harris, AP Sports Writer | News | Comments

Long after drones became a key tool for military and spy agencies, authorities now realize the threat they can pose to sports events. It's not multimillion-dollar military-grade drones prompting concerns, but remote controlled contraptions ...

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The Push for More Vehicle Autonomy

October 21, 2014 10:02 am | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | News | Comments

Each year in the U.S. there are 28,800 traffic related deaths, resulting in almost $563 billion in expenses. Drivers average roughly 3 million braking decisions over a 25 year period, and it takes only one mistake to cause a fatal accident ...

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SKF to Expand, Relocate Facility

October 21, 2014 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A company that makes industrial lubrication systems could receive state and local incentives to build a new manufacturing plant in the St. Louis area. Sweden-based SKF plans to relocate its facility from ...      

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Photos of the Day: 3D-Printed Skull Levitates in the Air

October 21, 2014 9:44 am | by Sculpteo | News | Comments

The design company Ao Gitsune worked with Sculpteo to 3D print the skull using an SLS printer and Sculpteo’s polyamide material that was light enough for the levitational constraints ...          

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From Liftoff to Splashdown, HyperSizer Goes Deep Inside the Orion Crew Module Heat Shield

October 21, 2014 9:38 am | by James Ainsworth | Articles | Comments

Protected by the shell of its huge launch-rocket during blastoff, NASA’s Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) must get back to earth on its own at mission’s end. The flight plan for this next-generation craft includes a dramatic ...  

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Samsung Seeks Boost from Redesigned Note

October 21, 2014 9:29 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The latest version of Samsung's popular big-screen Galaxy Note has gone on sale at a crucial time for the South Korean company as it suffers a rapid decline in profit from its global smartphone business. With the Note 4 launch ...   

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IBM Plant Sold, Stays in Vermont

October 20, 2014 5:11 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Vermont state and business leaders breathed a collective sigh of relief Monday after learning that micro-chip manufacturer GlobalFoundries was taking over IBM's micro-chip plant that has operated for decades in Essex Junction ...   

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Govt. Issues Urgent Plea to 4.7M Car Owners

October 20, 2014 5:09 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed. The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing ...  

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Toyota Adds 247K Vehicles to Air Bag Recall Tally

October 20, 2014 4:18 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Toyota is recalling 247,000 vehicles in high-humidity areas as an air bag problem that has plagued most of the auto industry continues to widen. The recall posed Monday by U.S. safety regulators covers the 2003 to 2005 ...     

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iRobot Receives $7.6M Order from U.S. Navy

October 20, 2014 4:16 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

iRobot Corp., the leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has received a $7.6 million order from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division. The order calls for upgrades and ...

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Electricity Access Marginally Related to Climate Change

October 20, 2014 1:32 pm | by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis | News | Comments

Improving household electricity access in India over the last 30 years contributed only marginally to the nation's total carbon emissions growth during that time, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change ...

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Smartphones to Examine Diabetic Eye Disease

October 20, 2014 1:26 pm | by American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) | News | Comments

A smartphone-based tool may be an effective alternative to traditional ophthalmic imaging equipment in evaluating and grading severity of a diabetic eye disease, according to a study released at AAO 2014, the American ...    

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NASA Engineer/Audio Legend Passes Following Cancer Battle

October 20, 2014 1:18 pm | by Soundmatters | News | Comments

Soundmatters has announced with great sorrow the passing of its founder, NASA engineer and audio legend Dr. Godehard Guenther, on October 16th following an inspiring battle with gastric cancer. Born on April 9, 1939 in Bochum, Germany ...

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Infographic: What 3D Models Sell Best?

October 20, 2014 1:06 pm | by CGTrader | News | Comments

Have you mastered 3D design techniques? Now it’s time to learn how to turn your skills into a profit. Check out the following infographic to learn which 3D models sell best ...            

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