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Zero-Max Right Angle Gear Drives

August 19, 2014 9:45 am | by PD&D Staff | Zero-Max, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Zero-Max has announced Crown gear drives that remain lubricated for life with Beacon 325 premium grade grease. The drives also feature heat treated AGMA Class 10 spiral bevel gears for a maintenance free operation in ...

Calculations with Nanoscale Smart Particles

August 19, 2014 9:43 am | by Moscow Institute of Physics & Technology | News | Comments

Researchers from the Institute of General Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and MIPT have made an important step towards creating medical ...    

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MGH Develops Device to Study Metastases

August 19, 2014 9:35 am | by Massachusetts General Hospital | News | Comments

A microfluidic device developed at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) may help study key steps in the process by which cancer cells break off from a primary tumor to invade other tissues and form metastases. In their report published in ...

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Emerging Solar Plants Ignite Birds in Midair

August 19, 2014 9:28 am | by Ellen Knickmeyer & John Locher, Associated Press | News | Comments

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair ...       

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Graphene Rubber Bands Could Stretch Limits of Healthcare

August 19, 2014 9:26 am | by University of Surrey | News | Comments

Although body motion sensors already exist in different forms, they have not been widely used due to their complexity and cost of production. Now researchers from the University of Surrey and Trinity College Dublin have for the ...  

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Photos of the Day: NASA in the 1940s

August 19, 2014 9:22 am | by NASA | News | Comments

An engine mechanic checks instrumentation prior to an investigation of engine operating characteristics and thrust control of a large turboprop engine with counter-rotating propellers under high-altitude flight conditions in the ...  

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Remembering 'First Flights' on National Aviation Day

August 18, 2014 5:35 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

Orville Wright wasn’t sure exactly how long his first flight lasted. He and his brother, Wilbur, think it was about 12 seconds, but according to what Orville wrote in his diary of that December day in 1903 at Kill Devil Hills, N.C., the time is ...

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Developing a Vertical Takeoff & Landing Vehicle

August 18, 2014 5:26 pm | by North Atlantic Industries | News | Comments

North Atlantic Industries has been chosen by Lockheed Martin Skunk Works to provide navigation system solutions for the Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System vertical takeoff and landing demonstrator. Vehicle management ...    

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New Corvette Feature Keeps an Eye On Valets

August 18, 2014 5:24 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Face it. If you own a luxury or sports car, whenever you hand the keys to a valet, you imagine the car going on a high-speed joyride like the Ferrari in the 1980s cult movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Now, General Motors has an option on the ...

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3D-Printing Growth: Unstoppable Even if Moore’s Law Doesn’t Apply

August 18, 2014 4:52 pm | by Diego Tamburini, Line/Shape/Space | Articles | Comments

Consumer 3D-printing growth dominates much of the technology discussion lately—for better and, perhaps, for worse at times. Every day we see more applications (3D-printed ice cream, anyone?), and 3D printers are now appearing at ...  

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Improvement for Series 61 Buzzer

August 18, 2014 4:50 pm | by PD&D Staff | Eao Switch Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

EAO has announced an upgrade to its Series 61 buzzers that improves the overall performance by upgrading the environmental protection. The Series 61 buzzer now features an IP65 rating that doesn’t allow for harmful amounts of dirt or ...

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Cicoil Crystal-Clear Jacketed Cables

August 18, 2014 4:34 pm | by PD&D Staff | Cicoil Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Cicoil has announced their Crystal-Clear Jacketed Cables which allow for quick and safe inspection of cables in just about any application. Unlike industry standard cables infused with color additives and possible contaminants, the ...

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5 Ways to Steal Your Innovations

August 18, 2014 4:34 pm | by Editor | Blogs | Comments

It is the dream of most small manufacturers to invent a new product and sell it to a larger company to handle all of the manufacturing and marketing. The dream includes getting a big upfront payment and then relaxing as the royalty ...  

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Lockheed Celebrates 50 Years in Colorado Springs

August 18, 2014 4:12 pm | by Wayne Heilman, The Gazette, Associated Press | News | Comments

Lockheed Martin came to Colorado Springs in 1965 to help get the North American Aerospace Defense Command up and running, and almost five decades later, the defense giant still holds a contract that includes work at the ...    

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'62 Ferrari Sold at Auction for $34M

August 18, 2014 4:08 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A rare 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO once owned by a famed racing driver and Olympic gold medalist has sold for $34.65 million. Thursday's sale at an auction in California during Monterey Car Week is believed to be a record public auction price for ...

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