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3D Printed Fossils & Rocks Could Transform Geology

September 16, 2014 9:07 am | by Iowa State University | News | Comments

Franek Hasiuk grabbed a little red ball and said it's not every day you pick up Mars. But there it was, a Mars model about the size of a golf ball and just detailed enough to show Olympus Mons, a Martian volcano nearly 14 miles high and ...

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Customized Direct Drive Motors from Applimotion

September 16, 2014 9:06 am | by PD&D Staff | Applimotion Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Applimotion has announced ULT, UTH, and UTS motor kits that can be integrated into a customized assembly with high resolution encoders and precision bearings. This allows the customer to control the function and ...

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Mitsubishi to Build New Car Plant in Indonesia

September 16, 2014 6:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said Tuesday it will build a new car factory in Indonesia as part of a plan to raise its production capacity in the country from 160,000 to 240,000 vehicles per year. Chief Executive Osamu Masuko said the ...  

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'Squid Skin' Project Yields Vivid Color

September 15, 2014 5:32 pm | by Rice University | News | Comments

The new full-color display technology uses aluminum nanoparticles to create the vivid red, blue and green hues found in today's top-of-the-line LCD televisions and monitors. The technology is described in a new study that will be ...  

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Novel Method Developed for Working with Nanotubes

September 15, 2014 5:12 pm | by Northeastern University | News | Comments

An inter­dis­ci­pli­nary team of researchers led by North­eastern Uni­ver­sity has devel­oped a novel method for con­trol­lably con­structing pre­cise inter-​​nanotube junc­tions and a variety of nanocarbon struc­tures in carbon nan­otube arrays. The method ...

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New Technique for Controlling the Surface Tension of Liquid Metals

September 15, 2014 5:00 pm | by North Carolina State University | News | Comments

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique for controlling the surface tension of liquid metals by applying very low voltages, opening the door to a new generation of reconfigurable electronic circuits, antennas ...

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Isola Announces Compliance With European Space Agency Base-Material Standard

September 15, 2014 4:47 pm | by Isola | Isola Group | News | Comments

Isola has announced that its European subsidiary, Isola GmbH, complies with the European Space Agency's (ESA) specification for a cleaner class of base materials. Isola worked in collaboration with the ESA and its suppliers in order to reach ... 

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'Minecraft' Could Boost Microsoft's Mobile Reach

September 15, 2014 4:37 pm | by Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company. But the move carries risks, as gamers can be fickle. Although the ...

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rp+m Announces New AS9100C Certification For Aerospace Production

September 15, 2014 4:36 pm | by Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing | rp+m | News | Comments

Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing (rp+m) has announced their certification to the AS9100C Standard. In addition to the industry sectors they already serve, AS9100C certification enables rp+m to provide production parts and service ...  

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Hexagon Metrology Releases TIGO SF Coordinated Measuring Machine

September 15, 2014 4:15 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Hexagon Metrology has announced the release of the TIGO SF coordinate measuring machine (CMM) for the North American market. The TIGO SF is a compact 3D CMM specifically designed for use on the ...

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TI Develops Bluetooth Microcontroller for Industrial Applications

September 15, 2014 3:52 pm | by PD&D Staff | Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments has announced the SimpleLink Bluetooth low energy CC2540T, a low power wireless microcontroller (MCU) that offers an extended temperature range of -40° to 125°C and USB connectivity for ...

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Compact UHF RFID Reader F190

September 15, 2014 3:33 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Pepperl+Fuchs has announced the compact F190 UHF read/write head. The F190 features a sealed metal housing and a compact footprint for operation in adverse environmental conditions and installation in tight spaces ...

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Motor Uses Electric Fields to Transform Electricity into Rotary Force

September 15, 2014 12:51 pm | by David Tenenbaum, University of Wisconsin-Madison | News | Comments

A tabletop motor using an entirely new driving principle is under development at the headquarters of C-Motive Technologies, a startup business that is commercializing technology from the College of Engineering at UW-Madison ...   

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Building the Backbone of the Space Launch System

September 15, 2014 12:38 pm | by NASA | Videos | Comments

The largest spacecraft welding tool in the world, the Vertical Assembly Center officially is open for business at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. The 170-foot-tall, 78-foot-wide giant completes a world-class welding ...  

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Reducing Traffic Congestion, Remotely

September 15, 2014 12:29 pm | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | News | Comments

At the Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress last week, MIT researchers received one of the best-paper awards for a new system, dubbed RoadRunner, that uses GPS-style turn-by-turn directions to route drivers around congested ...

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