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Automating Logistics for the Factory of the Future

May 4, 2015 12:43 pm | by European Commission, CORDIS | News | Comments

Mass production and packaging in factories is already highly automated these days, but the same cannot be said for logistics. Movements of raw materials and finished products still depend heavily on manual labor ...

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Navy Announces 2015 Young Investigators

May 4, 2015 12:36 pm | by T.J. White, ONR Corporate Communications | News | Comments

It’s a career-defining moment for 36 college and university faculty today, as the Department of the Navy announces the recipients of its 2015 Young Investigator Program, one of the oldest and most selective scientific research ...

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Lockheed Opens New Missile Defense Seeker Lab

May 4, 2015 12:22 pm | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

Lockheed Martin has opened a new state-of-the-art laboratory in Silicon Valley for the development of next-generation seekers that will help the U.S. Missile Defense Agency defend against increasingly complex missile threats ...

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Space Tech 'Could Reduce Cost of Renewable Energy'

May 4, 2015 12:18 pm | by University of Strathclyde | News | Comments

Space-based radar technology could be harnessed by the renewable energy sector to drive down costs, according to academics at the University of Strathclyde. The SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) technology is currently ...

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Lockheed Martin Puts Together GPS III Satellite, Now Ready for Testing

May 4, 2015 12:17 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

Lockheed Martin recently completed the GPS III space vehicle one (SV 01) by lowering the U.S. Air Force’s first next generation GPS III satellite into its propulsion core ... 

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Chemistry, Topography & Mechanics Probed with One Instrument

May 4, 2015 12:10 pm | by DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory | News | Comments

The probe of an atomic force microscope (AFM) scans a surface to reveal details at a resolution 1,000 times greater than that of an optical microscope. That makes AFM the premier tool for analyzing physical features, but it ...

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Defects in Atomically Thin Semiconductor Emit Single Photons

May 4, 2015 12:01 pm | by University of Rochester | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of Rochester have shown that defects on an atomically thin semiconductor can produce light-emitting quantum dots. The quantum dots serve as a source of single photons and could be useful for ...

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Lens Turns Smartphone into Microscope

May 4, 2015 11:46 am | by University of Houston | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of Houston have created an optical lens that can be placed on an inexpensive smartphone to magnify images by a magnitude of 120, all for just 3 cents a lens. Wei-Chuan Shih, assistant professor of ...

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Thermal Solution for Test & Burn-In Socket Line

May 4, 2015 11:37 am | by PD&D Staff | Aries Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Aries Electronics has announced its new thermal profiling solution for its test and burn-in socket line of products. The solution incorporates advanced thermal profiling software to develop an application/IC specific thermal analysis for each customer’s requirements. Features include ...

DoD Awards $27.4M Contract for High Explosive Cartridges

May 4, 2015 10:44 am | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) award of work contracts on Friday was highlighted by a $27.4 million deal to BAE Systems Land & Armaments LP, Armament Systems Division for 6,360 57mm high explosive pre-fragmented, programmable proximity-fuzed cartridges ...

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Photos of the Day: Mars Researchers Simulate Missions in Utah Desert

May 4, 2015 10:20 am | by Brady McCombs, Associated Press | News | Comments

This isn’t Mars, but it’s resemblance to the red planet has made it a hot spot for teams of geologists, biologists and engineers from around the world who have been coming for more than a decade to simulate missions to the ...

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2015 Top 5 Trends in Enterprise Labeling

May 4, 2015 10:13 am | by Josh Roffman, VP Product Management, Loftware | Articles | Comments

Today, there are a variety of factors impacting supply chain strategy and ultimately labeling processes. Therefore, it’s important to take a close look at what changes are driving today’s trends in labeling, which has become a ...

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GM Cuts 2016 Volt Plug-In Hybrid Car Price

May 4, 2015 10:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors is knocking nearly $1,200 off the price of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid car. The company says the new Volt will start at ...

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U.S. Decides Not to Investigate Toyota Unwanted Acceleration

May 4, 2015 9:58 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The decision is a victory for Toyota, which has been dogged by complaints of unwanted acceleration since 2009. The complaints brought investigations and recalls totaling 10 million vehicles, as well as multiple lawsuits and a ...

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The Most Important Adhesives You Should Know (Part 2)

May 4, 2015 9:51 am | by Kevin Balben, Product Specialist, DELO Industrial Adhesives LLC | Blogs | Comments

We are back again this month discussing the most important adhesives you should know about.  Last month we touched on adhesives that cure with a physical reaction including dispersion adhesives, solvent adhesives and ...

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