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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 ... 


Lincoln Continental, the Car of Presidents, Is Returning

March 30, 2015 9:05 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Elvis Presley had one; so did Clark Gable. It was even the sedan of presidents. Then the name vanished amid an invasion of newer luxury cars from Europe and Asia. Now, the Lincoln Continental is back. Thirteen years after the last ...   


Engineering Education Leads Students to Success

March 27, 2015 4:55 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Engineering is one of the most lucrative careers available, but could it make you a billionaire? Maybe. Today's round-up is all about STEM education ...

New REO-USA Mix ’n Match Hybrid Reactors

March 27, 2015 4:48 pm | by REO-USA | News | Comments

Gone are the days when either-or options such as copper versus aluminum, layer versus disc winding, and a couple of component protection options forced specifying too little or too much reactor for your products. Now REO-USA brings you ...


Baldor Electric Launches New Website

March 27, 2015 4:35 pm | by Baldor Electric Company | News | Comments

Baldor Electric Company is excited to announce the new website, a robust destination site for North American industrial motor and mechanical users. “The new site not only showcases our broad product offering and our strong ...


Siemens & thinkstep Launch New Material Management Software

March 27, 2015 4:31 pm | by Siemens | News | Comments

Siemens and thinkstep (formerly PE International) have announced a new integrated material management software solution to manage the material lifecycle and streamline material driven product design. The new solution, developed by ...    


Apple Watch Accessories Among 2 Design Challenges

March 27, 2015 4:17 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Articles | Comments

The announcement of the Apple Watch has caused quite a media frenzy. Some love the concept of a chic wearable, while others think it’s a waste of time and money. Regardless of the conflicting opinions, there is a lot of money to be ...  


Medtronic Buys Out Colorado-Based Hearing Aid Maker

March 27, 2015 4:13 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

Medical device giant Medtronic has announced its buyout of Sophono, a Boulder, Colo. based hearing aid maker, for an undisclosed amount...


Road Course Will Test Self-Driving Cars

March 27, 2015 1:50 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

Self-driving cars will be on the move in Michigan this summer, but not on public roads: the University of Michigan is setting up its own mock city, the Mobility Transportation Center (MTC), to test the way ...


Today in Engineering History: Soviet Venera 8 Launched to Venus

March 27, 2015 1:38 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

On this day in history, 1972, the Soviet spacecraft Venera 8 was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It made the first successful landing on the day side of Venus. The 495-kilogram lander was designed to withstand ...   


The Accidental Engineer

March 27, 2015 12:48 pm | by Toyota USA Newsroom | News | Comments

Dana Buckley doesn’t fit the outdated image of a math-churning, glasses wearing, pocket-protected engineer...

DARPA Shares Its Vision for the Future

March 27, 2015 12:37 pm | by DARPA | News | Comments

DARPA has released Breakthrough Technologies for National Security, a biennial report summarizing the Agency’s historical mission, current and evolving focus areas and recent transitions of DARPA-developed technologies to the military ...



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