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Federal Officials Examine Probable Cause of Spaceship Crash

July 28, 2015 9:04 am | by Kevin Freking, Associated Press | News | Comments

The National Transportation Safety Board is considering what caused a Virgin Galactic spaceship to break apart over the Mojave Desert during a test flight 10 months ago, killing the co-pilot and seriously ...


Scientists Worry About Arms Race in Artificial Intelligence

July 28, 2015 9:01 am | by Danica Kirka, Associated Press | News | Comments

Scientists and tech experts — including Prof. Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak — warned Tuesday of a global arms race with weapons using ...


3D Printing Caps Used to Help Babies Recover from Flat Head Syndrome

July 27, 2015 5:30 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Because parents are encouraged to place their infants on their backs while sleeping, the children sometimes develop Flat Head Syndrome, which is caused when a baby repeatedly sleeps the same way.



Battery Industry Tends Toward Diversity; Brand Recognition Low

July 27, 2015 4:32 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

As wearables become more popular, battery technology has to keep up in order to adapt for efficiency and comfort. A new analysis from Frost and Sullivan discusses the implications of macro trends ...


Drones Speed Through FPV Obstacle Course in U.K.

July 27, 2015 4:00 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Drone enthusiasts recently flew their UAVs through the UK’s first-purpose built first person view quadcopter racecourse in an attempt to demonstrate their piloting prowess. The race, which took place at a park...


China Plans 'Knight Rider' EV

July 27, 2015 3:40 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Could the Tesla Model 3 be unveiled next year? An ongoing rumor has it that the more affordable Tesla might be revealed in March, but there are some new tidbits too: it could have a range of 200 miles and go from 0...


Boeing Satellite to Improve Military Bandwidth by 17 Percent

July 27, 2015 2:44 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The U.S. military and other allied forces will soon receive 17 percent more secure communications bandwidth from Boeing’s seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite, thanks to a payload upgrade ...


What If All Cars Were Electric?

July 27, 2015 2:28 pm | by Anne-Muriel Brouet, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne | News | Comments

A century ago, Switzerland decided to electrify its railways. Out went coal, coal pollution and energy dependency. Today, what about switching all our cars over to electricity? The air would be ...


Superfast Fluorescence Sets New Speed Record

July 27, 2015 2:16 pm | by Duke University | News | Comments

Researchers have developed an ultrafast light-emitting device that can flip on and off 90 billion times a second and could form the basis of optical computing ...


Researchers Predict Material with Record-Setting Melting Point

July 27, 2015 2:10 pm | by Brown University | News | Comments

Using powerful computer simulations, researchers from Brown University have identified a material with a higher melting point than any known substance ...


New Material Opens Possibilities for Super-Long-Acting Pills

July 27, 2015 12:45 pm | by Kevin Leonardi, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Medical devices designed to reside in the stomach have a variety of applications, including prolonged drug delivery, electronic monitoring, and weight-loss intervention. However ...


Lockheed Receives $1.5B Missile Interceptor Deal

July 27, 2015 12:23 pm | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

United States and allied military forces are set to upgrade key missile defense capabilities under a new $1.5 billion contract for production and delivery of Patriot Advanced ...


Ground Testing for F-35 Gun Conducted

July 27, 2015 12:19 pm | by Rebecca Amber, 412th Test Wing | News | Comments

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force is in the process of testing the F-35A Lightning II’s newest munitions asset, a four-barrel Gatling gun that fires 25 mm rounds known as the GAU-22/A ...


Air Force Launches Seventh WGS Satellite

July 27, 2015 12:09 pm | by James Spellman, Jr., Space and Missile Systems Center Public Affairs | News | Comments

Featuring a newly uprated Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-68A main engine for the first time on a rocket of its kind, a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Medium+ (5, 4) vehicle with a more than 16-foot ...


Smart Hydrogel Coating Creates 'Stick-Slip' Control of Capillary Action

July 27, 2015 11:59 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Coating the inside of glass microtubes with a polymer hydrogel material dramatically alters the way capillary forces draw water into the tiny structures, researchers have found ...



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