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SOR Acquires SETEX Products

September 12, 2014 1:26 pm | by SOR | News | Comments

SOR announced it has acquired SETEX Products, headquartered in Beaumont, TX, enabling SOR to strengthen its portfolio of temperature measurement solutions for the oil & gas, refining, chemical and power generation markets ...   

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Engineering Update: 'Robocouch' Powered By Electric Motors

September 12, 2014 1:06 pm | by Jon Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

In this special 75th episode of the Engineering Update:  New tests done at Eglin Air Force Base by Boeing and the Army revealed that the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator is still usable in conditions that would normally render lasers ...

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3D-Printed Replica Brains Guide Surgery

September 12, 2014 12:39 pm | by Justine Alford, IFLscience.com | News | Comments

It seems the applications for 3D printing are endless. Scientists have churned out everything from houses to rocket parts, blood vessels to artificial limbs. Now, to add to the ever-growing collection of awesome 3D-printed goodies ...  

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New Mathematical Tools Seen as Key to Accelerating Discovery

September 12, 2014 12:03 pm | by DARPA | News | Comments

The exponential growth of diverse science data represents an unprecedented opportunity to make substantial advances in complex science and engineering, such as discovery of novel materials or drugs. However, without tools ...   

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NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover Arrives at Martian Mountain

September 12, 2014 11:43 am | by NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory | News | Comments

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has reached the Red Planet's Mount Sharp, a Mount-Rainier-size mountain at the center of the vast Gale Crater and the rover mission's long-term prime destination."Curiosity now will begin a new ...   

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Triple-Jetting Technology with New Multi-Material 3D Printers

September 12, 2014 11:26 am | by Stratasys | Stratasys, Inc. | News | Comments

Stratasys has introduced the Objet500 Connex1 and Objet500 Connex2 Multi-material 3D Printers featuring the company’s unique triple-jetting technology. Stratasys triple-jetting technology is designed to allow the user to build products ...

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DAQRI Unveils 4D Smart Helmet for Industrial Workforce

September 12, 2014 10:57 am | by DAQRI | Videos | Comments

DAQRI’s executive team discusses the impetus, hardware features, software tools and use cases of the DAQRI Smart Helmet ...                           

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Project Wing: Google’s Delivery-Drone Service

September 12, 2014 10:45 am | by Adam Conner-Simons, CSAIL | News | Comments

Friends and colleagues were aware, at some level, that Nick Roy, a researcher in MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), had been using his sabbatical to take on some sort of robotics-related ...   

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Ford Recalls Hybrid SUVs to Fix Stalling Problem

September 12, 2014 10:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford is recalling about 74,000 older-model gas-electric hybrid SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a stalling problem. The recall covers Ford Escapes from the 2005 through 2008 model years and Mercury Mariners from 2006 through ...   

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Replacing Silicon Electronics with Nanomaterials

September 12, 2014 10:25 am | by Ken Kingery, Duke University | News | Comments

As silicon electronics approach their physical limits for density and speed, researchers are seeking materials to revolutionize the industry and continue the vast improvements in performance seen throughout the past four decades ...  

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Photos of the Day: The First Untethered Soft Robot

September 12, 2014 10:20 am | by Harvard University | News | Comments

A team of researchers was able to scale up earlier soft-robot designs, enabling a single robot to carry on its back all the equipment it needs to operate — micro-compressors, control systems, and batteries ...      

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World's Largest DNA Origami Created

September 12, 2014 10:15 am | by North Carolina State University | News | Comments

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of Copenhagen have created the world's largest DNA origami, which are nanoscale constructions with applications ranging from biomedical research to nanoelectronics ... 

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23andMe CEO Navigates Health Regulation

September 12, 2014 10:07 am | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | News | Comments

No Silicon Valley company better embodies the promise and the pitfalls of working in health care than DNA testing firm 23andMe. Launched in 2006 to a flurry of media coverage, the Mountain View, California-based company seemed to ...  

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Ceramics Don't Have to Be Brittle

September 12, 2014 10:06 am | by California Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Imagine a balloon that could float without using any lighter-than-air gas. Instead, it could simply have all of its air sucked out while maintaining its filled shape. Such a vacuum balloon, which could help ease the world's current shortage of ...

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Tesla's Tax Break Package Enacted

September 12, 2014 10:03 am | by Scott Sonner, Associated Press | News | Comments

"It doesn't get any bigger than this," Sandoval said as he put his signature to four bills late Thursday night, shortly after the state Legislature unanimously approved the package that includes tax credits and other incentives worth up to ...

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