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Apollo 11 Checklist, Spacesuit Sold at Auction

April 10, 2014 9:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An Apollo 11 lunar surface checklist sheet was among the coveted items sold at a New York City auction of space exploration artifacts. The checklist contained annotations by astronaut Buzz Aldrin while he was on the moon. It sold for more than ...

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Researchers Try 3D Printer to Build Human Heart

April 10, 2014 9:10 am | by Dylan Lovan, Associated Press | News | Comments

It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3D printer. Ultimately, the goal is to create a new heart for a patient with their own cells that could be transplanted. It is an ambitious project to first, make a ...

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Israel Launches New Spy Satellite

April 10, 2014 9:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Israel's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that it has successfully launched a new observation satellite into orbit, one which is expected to be used to observe Iran and hostile militant groups in the Middle East. According to the announcement ...

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Toyota Gas Cars Get Efficient Engine from Hybrids

April 10, 2014 5:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Toyota has developed an efficient gasoline engine using technology fine-tuned with gas-electric hybrids, where the Japanese automaker is an industry leader. Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday the engine will be rolled out in 14 models this year ...

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Clunkers Scrapped in Rush for 'New' Cars

April 10, 2014 3:21 am | by Elaine Kurtenbach, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Yangon's streets are lined with used car lots. But Toyota Motor Corp., General Motors Co., Chinese and Korean automakers are among many that have opened showrooms and are setting up distributorships. They hope to cater to growing numbers of ...

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Last Corvette Retrieved from Sinkhole

April 9, 2014 8:22 pm | by Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | News | Comments

The mangled remains of a powerful Corvette — barely recognizable to its former owner — were pulled from the depths of a sinkhole at a Kentucky museum Wednesday, completing weeks of painstaking work to retrieve eight classic cars that ... 

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Toyota, GM Recalls Push U.S. to Near-Record Pace

April 9, 2014 6:21 pm | by Dee-ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Big U.S. recalls by General Motors and Toyota have put the auto industry on a record pace as companies try to avoid bad publicity and punishment from an increasingly aggressive government. On Wednesday, Toyota announced it was recalling ...

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Review: S5 Features Useful, Less About Gimmicks

April 9, 2014 6:21 pm | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

There's a lot to like about Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone —among them, its relative lack of features. Don't get me wrong. The company's new flagship smartphone has plenty of innovations, including water resistance, a heart rate sensor and ...

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Honeywell Responds to Refrigerant Safety Allegations

April 9, 2014 5:17 pm | by PD&D Staff | News | Comments

Earlier today, LMU released an article calling into question the safety of the refrigerant R1234yf that is being considered for use in air-conditioning system of cars. After becoming aware of the articles claims, Honeywell, one of the manufacturers ...

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State Extends Testing for Recalled GM Cars

April 9, 2014 4:23 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Connecticut is extending emissions testing and waiving late fees for owners of General Motors cars being recalled. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Motor Vehicles Commissioner Melody Currey made the announcement Wednesday. General Motors ...  

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MFG4 Event Provides All Attendees with Complimentary Education

April 9, 2014 4:21 pm | by MFG4 | Events

Start with three industries, add a technology and what do you get? An event that takes down barriers and creates new opportunities for expansion. Mfg4 brings together the best of the aerospace, defense (including arms) and medical industries with the co-located MicroManufacturing and Medical Manufacturing Innovations conferences.

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Fastening Technology & Bolted/Screwed Joint Design

April 9, 2014 4:16 pm | by Seminars for Engineers | Events

This two-day seminar was developed to give engineers and other technical personnel a better understanding of the complexities of mechanical joining with fasteners. Insufficient guidelines and outdated information can lead to catastrophic failures or costly over-designs.

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DELO Wins German Industry’s Innovation Award

April 9, 2014 4:13 pm | by DELO | News | Comments

DELO Industrial Adhesives won the German Industry’s Innovation Award in the category “SMEs”. The company was honored for its research activities to reduce reflections on displays with the help of transparent adhesives. Displays are gaining ground in ...

XP Power Brings Power Product Lineup to Digi-Key

April 9, 2014 4:09 pm | by Digi-Key Corporation | News | Comments

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, has announced a global distribution agreement with XP Power, a power-solution leader offering the widest range of ...

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VW Tells Dealers to Stop Selling 4 Models

April 9, 2014 12:37 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Volkswagen is telling U.S. dealers to stop selling its most popular cars until transmission fluid leaks can be fixed. The order covers about 25,000 Jetta, Passat, Beetle and Beetle convertible models equipped with 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engines ...

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