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Audi's RS 7 is Answer to Porsche, Mercedes

April 9, 2014 12:34 pm | by Ann M. Job, Associated Press | News | Comments

The 2014 Audi RS 7 checks all the boxes and then some for wealthy car buyers who want a stylish, luxury sedan that looks like a coupe, delivers 500-plus turbocharged V-8 horsepower and comes with a high-brow German pedigree ...   


Work Underway to Recover Last Corvette from Hole

April 9, 2014 12:29 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Workers are digging away to retrieve the last of eight classic Corvettes gobbled up by a giant sinkhole beneath a museum in Kentucky. The last car buried is a 2001 Mallett Hammer Z06 Corvette. The vehicle is upside down, about 40 feet beneath ...


Creativity & Innovation Need to Talk More

April 9, 2014 11:53 am | by Rice University | News | Comments

Creativity and innovation are not sufficiently integrated in either the business world or academic research, according to a new study by Rice University, the University of Edinburgh and Brunel University. The findings are the result of the ...


Ultra-Fast Electrical Circuits Using Light-Generated Tunneling Currents

April 9, 2014 11:49 am | by National University of Singapore | News | Comments

Researchers have successfully designed and fabricated electrical circuits that can operate at hundreds of terahertz frequencies, which is tens of thousands times faster than today’s state-of-the-art microprocessors ...     


Infographic: Make Your Million-Dollar Idea

April 9, 2014 11:41 am | by Kylee Swenson Gordon, Line/Shape/Space | News | Comments

Are you a product designer, inventor, and/or entrepreneur excited to bring an idea to life, yet regularly discouraged by stumbling blocks along the way? It’s not so easy to manufacture a product and bring it to market, is it?   


Using Google Glass to Map the Future of Medical Testing

April 9, 2014 11:37 am | by American Chemical Society | Videos | Comments

A team of researchers at UCLA has transformed Google Glass into a powerful, wearable medical testing laboratory. Aydogan Ozcan and his team developed an application that reads dozens of different types of diagnostic tests for malaria ... 


A New Twist for Better Steel

April 9, 2014 11:33 am | by Brown University | News | Comments

Researchers from Brown University and universities in China have found a simple technique that can strengthen steel without sacrificing ductility. The new technique, described in Nature Communications, could produce steel that performs ...


Refreshingly Cool, Potentially Toxic

April 9, 2014 11:31 am | by LMU | News | Comments

The refrigerant R1234yf is being considered for use in air conditioning systems in cars. LMU chemists now show that, in the event of a fire, it releases the highly poisonous carbonyl fluoride, and urge that its safety be reassessed ...  


Engineers Design Short, Flexible, Reusable AFM Probe

April 9, 2014 11:28 am | by National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

JILA researchers have engineered a short, flexible, reusable probe for the atomic force microscope that enables state-of-the-art precision and stability in picoscale force measurements. Shorter, softer and more agile than standard and ...


Navy's Laser Weapon Ready for Summer Deployment

April 9, 2014 11:25 am | by Office of Naval Research | News | Comments

Navy engineers are making final adjustments to a laser weapon prototype that will be the first of its kind to deploy aboard a ship late this summer. The prototype, an improved version of the Laser Weapon System, will be installed on ...  


Robocopter Brings New Capabilities to the Marine Corps

April 9, 2014 11:20 am | by Office of Naval Research | News | Comments

Autonomy options for the Marines have taken a major step forward, as officials at the Office of Naval Research has announced two successful helicopter flight demonstrations with unmanned flight capability at Marine Corps Base Quantico ...


M300 Data Acquisition

April 9, 2014 11:02 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Rigol Technologies USA has announced the company’s newest product category with the M300 Data Acquisition System. Integrating Rigol’s ...

Self-Locking Thread Form

April 9, 2014 10:58 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Stanley Engineered Fastening now offers its unique self-locking Spiralock thread form – which is highly resistant to shock, vibration, and temperature induced loosening ...

Ethernet Switches with Integrated PROFINET I/O Stack

April 9, 2014 10:52 am | by PD&D Staff | Harting, Inc. Of North America | Product Releases | Comments

HARTING’s two newest, fully managed Ethernet switches – the Ha-VIS mCon 3000 Next Generation – have been optimized for fast deployment in ...

Great Wall's SUVs to be Manufactured in Malaysia

April 9, 2014 9:51 am | by Eileen Ng, Associated Press | News | Comments

Malaysia on Wednesday awarded a manufacturing license to a $618 million venture that will assemble fuel-efficient SUVs for China's Great Wall Motor Co. The license was the first issued under the country's new auto policy unveiled ...  



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