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Army Science Advisors Review Tech Priorities

March 27, 2015 12:06 pm | by Dan Lafontaine, RDECOM Public Affairs | News | Comments

Army science advisors, from around the world, convened here, March 24-26, to discuss Soldiers' technology needs and priorities. The Field Assistance in Science and Technology, or FAST, program's 30 advisors, both uniformed officers ...  

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NEMA Supports Senator-Backed Critical Materials Legislation

March 27, 2015 12:06 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has voiced its support for Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), who is calling for an update to federal policy as it relates to mineral resources that play a critical role for the U.S. manufacturing industries...

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Orbital ATK Launches First Balloon Since NASA Contract Award

March 27, 2015 11:35 am | by Orbital ATK | News | Comments

Orbital ATK has announced the successful launch of its first scientific balloon flight as the operator of NASA’s balloon program. The company supported NASA’s super pressure balloon (SPB) launch from New Zealand, marking the first ...   

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Honda Achieves Production Milestone

March 27, 2015 11:25 am | by Honda Canada | News | Comments

Honda is celebrating the hard work and dedication of generations of Associates, as the company announces it has built its seven-millionth vehicle in Canada. This impressive feat took place during the company’s 29th year of Canadian vehicle ...

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Wearable Device Helps Vision-Impaired Avoid Collision

March 27, 2015 11:20 am | by Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary | News | Comments

People who have lost some of their peripheral vision, such as those with retinitis pigmentosa, glaucoma, or brain injury that causes half visual field loss, often face mobility challenges and increased likelihood of falls and collisions ...

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First Fully-Implantable Micropacemaker Designed for Fetal Use

March 27, 2015 11:16 am | by Children's Hospital Los Angeles | News | Comments

A team of investigators at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern California have developed the first fully implantable micropacemaker designed for use in a fetus with complete heart block. The team has done ...  

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Metals Used in High-Tech Products Face Future Supply Risks

March 27, 2015 11:10 am | by Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies | News | Comments

In a new paper, a team of Yale researchers assesses the "criticality" of all 62 metals on the Periodic Table of Elements, providing key insights into which materials might become more difficult to find in the coming decades, which ones ...

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3D Printing a Smile on Your Face

March 27, 2015 10:26 am | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Articles | Comments

Although additive manufacturing equipment and materials have been around since the early 1980s, 3D printing didn't become common knowledge to much of the public until two decades later. Today, the applications for this technology seem ...

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Photos of the Day: Soyuz Spacecraft Readies for Launch

March 27, 2015 10:18 am | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station in the Soyuz at ...                        

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2 U.S. Funds to Invest $900M in Mexican Gas Pipeline

March 27, 2015 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mexico's state-owned petroleum company Pemex has signed an agreement giving two investment funds a 45 percent stake in a natural gas pipeline in exchange for $900 million. The Los Ramones pipeline will transport natural gas from ...       

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Print Custom-Shaped Breakfast with this Pancake Maker

March 27, 2015 9:47 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

A pancake printer called PancakeBot has found sweet success on kickstarter, raising almost $300,000 by March 27...

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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Highway

March 27, 2015 9:41 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A small plane made an emergency landing on a road in northern South Carolina. Local media outlets report five people were on board the Cessna 206 when it landed on Highway 29 in Wellford on Thursday night. No injuries were reported ...    

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Google's New CFO Gets $70M for Defecting from Morgan Stanley

March 27, 2015 9:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google just found out that luring a top executive from Wall Street to Silicon Valley is expensive. The Mountain View, California, company is paying its new chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, more than $70 million to defect from the ...

5 Things to Know About Galaxy S6 Phones

March 27, 2015 9:10 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A better design, sharper camera and easier to use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer. Although Samsung has been praised for its improved hardware, much of what I like is in the software ...           

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Jury Deliberations to Resume in Silicon Valley Lawsuit

March 27, 2015 9:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Jurors who will decide the outcome of a much-watched gender discrimination lawsuit against a prestigious Silicon Valley venture capital firm are set to enter their third day of deliberations. The jury of six men and six women are due ...

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