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Electricity Access Marginally Related to Climate Change

October 20, 2014 1:32 pm | by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis | News | Comments

Improving household electricity access in India over the last 30 years contributed only marginally to the nation's total carbon emissions growth during that time, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change ...

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Smartphones to Examine Diabetic Eye Disease

October 20, 2014 1:26 pm | by American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) | News | Comments

A smartphone-based tool may be an effective alternative to traditional ophthalmic imaging equipment in evaluating and grading severity of a diabetic eye disease, according to a study released at AAO 2014, the American ...    

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NASA Engineer/Audio Legend Passes Following Cancer Battle

October 20, 2014 1:18 pm | by Soundmatters | News | Comments

Soundmatters has announced with great sorrow the passing of its founder, NASA engineer and audio legend Dr. Godehard Guenther, on October 16th following an inspiring battle with gastric cancer. Born on April 9, 1939 in Bochum, Germany ...

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Infographic: What 3D Models Sell Best?

October 20, 2014 1:06 pm | by CGTrader | News | Comments

Have you mastered 3D design techniques? Now it’s time to learn how to turn your skills into a profit. Check out the following infographic to learn which 3D models sell best ...            

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Bison Takes High School Students on Tour of Manufacturing Facility

October 20, 2014 12:01 pm | by Bison Gear | News | Comments

In recognition of the Manufacturing Week, Bison Gear and Engineering opened up its manufacturing facility to host students from Central High School in Burlington, IL, as well as Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL) on Wednesday October 1 ...  

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3D-Printed Facial Prosthesis

October 20, 2014 11:54 am | by American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a fast and inexpensive way to make facial prostheses for eye cancer patients using facial scanning software and 3D printing, according to findings released at AAO 2014, the 118th annual meeting of the ... 

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Shattering Mystery of How Glass Deforms

October 20, 2014 11:39 am | by Dawn Levy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory | News | Comments

Throw a rock through a window made of silica glass, and the brittle, insulating oxide pane shatters. But whack a golf ball with a club made of metallic glass - a resilient conductor that looks like metal - and the glass not only stays intact but ...

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Electric Charge Propagates in Microbial Nanowires

October 20, 2014 11:31 am | by University of Massachusetts at Amherst | News | Comments

The claim by microbiologist Derek Lovley and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst that the microbe Geobacter produces tiny electrical wires, called microbial nanowires, has been mired in controversy for a decade, but the ...

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Challenges & R&D Opportunities of Smart Distribution Grids

October 20, 2014 11:23 am | by Science China Press | News | Comments

After conducting an investigation about the current state of the operation of medium voltage distribution grids and the integration of distributed generation (DG) of renewable resources across China, scientists at the Key Laboratory of ...

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1980s Aircraft Helps Quantum Tech Take Flight

October 20, 2014 11:12 am | by University of Sydney | News | Comments

What does a 1980s experimental aircraft have to do with state-of-the art quantum technology? Lots, as shown by new research from the Quantum Control Laboratory at the University of Sydney, and published in Nature Physics today ... 

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Physicists Build Reversible Laser Tractor Beam

October 20, 2014 11:00 am | by Australian National University | News | Comments

Laser physicists have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its centre.It is the first long-distance optical tractor beam and moved particles one ...

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Huco Dynatork Introduces Combined Misalignment Coupling & Slip Clutch

October 20, 2014 10:36 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The Oldham clutch-coupling from Huco Dynatork provides system protection and misalignment compensation in one, compact device. It combines two Huco Dynatork designs, the first of which is the Oldham coupling. The Huco Dynatork ...

iPhone Glass Maker to Cut 727 Jobs

October 20, 2014 10:22 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A manufacturer of sapphire glass that Apple Inc. uses in iPhones plans to eliminate 727 jobs at an Arizona plant. GT Advanced Technologies filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week. The company on Thursday announced ...   

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Wieland Electric Increases Output Current Rating for Programmable Safety Controller

October 20, 2014 10:18 am | by PD&D Staff | Wieland Electric, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Wieland Electric has increased the output current for its programmable safety controllers to 4 amps, giving machine design engineers a more versatile means of safely switching loads in a range of industrial machine safety circuits ...

Microsoft CEO Launches Diversity Training Effort

October 20, 2014 10:18 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has again apologized to employees and announced in a company-wide memo that all workers will receive expanded training on how to foster an inclusive culture as he works to repair damage caused by his gaffe about ...

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