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Creaform Announces Opening of U.S. Offices

April 16, 2015 3:50 pm | by Creaform | News | Comments

Creaform has announced the opening of its US-based corporation and offices in Costa Mesa, California. The opening of this new office is the result of the growing demand for Creaform’s portable measurement ...

Chief Toyota Engineer Knocks Electric Cars

April 16, 2015 3:50 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly popular, but that doesn't necessarily mean it makes sense to own one ...

Importance of Ethernet Communication in Industrial Systems

April 16, 2015 3:44 pm | by ICP DAS USA | News | Comments

One of the great benefits of using or extending an existing Ethernet network is that we only need a few Ethernet cables and a few spare ports. Let’s look at our traffic tunnel monitoring solution using our ET-7000 series modules ...

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Most K-12 Schools Lack Engineering-Centered Education

April 16, 2015 2:41 pm | by Emil Venere, Purdue University | News | Comments

A study aimed at improving engineering education in public schools found that only a dozen states clearly define and lay out engineering curricula for K-12 students in their science standards, and only four of these states present a ...

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Decarbonizing Energy to Avoid Disaster

April 16, 2015 2:37 pm | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

James Hansen, a former head of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies who was one of the first scientists to raise concerns about global climate change, spoke at MIT Tuesday in the biennial David J. Rose Lecture, sponsored by the ...

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OLCF Selects Application Readiness Projects to Prepare for Summit Supercomputer

April 16, 2015 2:32 pm | by DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has selected the next set of partnership projects into its Center for Accelerated Application Readiness (CAAR) program. The program brings together ...

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Lockheed Code Quest to Challenge Hundreds of Students

April 16, 2015 2:26 pm | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

Hundreds of high school students will visit several Lockheed Martin facilities across the U.S. to compete in a computer programming competition in the corporation’s Fourth Annual Code Quest on April 18. Lockheed Martin developed ...

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F-35 Program 'On Right Track'

April 16, 2015 2:22 pm | by Terri Moon Cronk, DoD News, Defense Media Activity | News | Comments

Despite its numerous setbacks, the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program is on the right track to meet aircraft delivery deadlines, the program’s executive officer told a House Armed Services Committee panel April 14 ...

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UV Light Robot to Stop Spread of Superbugs

April 16, 2015 2:18 pm | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Can a robot clean a hospital room just as well as a person? According to new research out of the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, that is indeed the case. Chetan Jinadatha, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor at the ...

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Mesh Captures Oil, Lets Water Through

April 16, 2015 2:14 pm | by Ohio State University | News | Comments

The unassuming piece of stainless steel mesh in a lab at The Ohio State University doesn't look like a very big deal, but it could make a big difference for future environmental cleanups. Water passes through the mesh but oil doesn't ...

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Infographic: MESSENGER: 10 Years in Space

April 16, 2015 2:09 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

More than ten years ago, on August 3, 2004, NASA’s MESSENGER (MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging) spacecraft blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, for a risky mission that would take the small satellite ...

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Plant Oils Used for Novel Bio-Based Plastics

April 16, 2015 2:00 pm | by Washington State University | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a new way to use plant oils like olive and linseed oil to create polyurethane, a plastic material used in everything from foam insulation panels to tires, hoses and sealants. The researchers ...

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Today in Engineering History: India's First Passenger Rail Opens

April 16, 2015 1:55 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

On this day in history, April 16, 1853, the first passenger rail opened between Bombay (now Mubai) and Tannah (now Thane). The Great Indian Peninsula Rail covered a distance of approximately 21 miles, and three locomotives ...

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Boeing Awarded $321M DoD Contract for Apache Attack Helicopter Work

April 16, 2015 1:40 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

The Department of Defense (DoD) awarded a handful of contracts Wednesday, led by a $321.8 million deal with ...

Johnson County Library’s MakerSpace to Receive Aid From Black & Veatch

April 16, 2015 12:07 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

Global construction and engineering company Black & Veatch will support Johnson County Library’s MakerSpace, enabling Black & Veatch to continue its planned ...

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