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Nevada Lawmakers Considering $1.3B Tesla Package

September 10, 2014 10:41 am | by Scott Sonner, Associated Press | News | Comments

Gov. Brian Sandoval has ordered the Nevada Legislature into a special session to consider $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives for electric car-maker Tesla Motors as part of "an extraordinary opportunity" to seal the deal for its ...

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Taming North Dakota's Gas Flares

September 10, 2014 10:38 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

A few years ago, astronauts orbiting the Earth started seeing a strange patch of lights flickering in a formerly dark corner of North Dakota. The region is going through an oil boom and the lights, which are spread over an area larger than ...

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Last Mile Fueling System Brings Natural Gas to the Oilfield

September 10, 2014 10:38 am | by GE Reports | Videos | Comments

The Last Mile Fueling solution is a fully-integrated technology & logistics system to make natural gas fueling available for exploration & production operations. Taking previously uneconomic natural gas directly from a wellhead, oilfield ...

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First Graphene-Based Flexible Display Produced

September 10, 2014 10:31 am | by University of Cambridge | News | Comments

A flexible display incorporating graphene in its pixels' electronics has been successfully demonstrated by the Cambridge Graphene Centre and Plastic Logic. This is the first time graphene has been used in a transistor-based flexible device ...  

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NIST Helps Develop New Standard for Microsensor Technology

September 10, 2014 10:22 am | by National Institute of Standards and Technology | News | Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has contributed to the development of a new standard for defining the performance of micromechanical sensors - a field that is expected to expand rapidly in coming decades as these ...

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ETEL Presents Its Best Selling Torque Motor to North America

September 10, 2014 10:21 am | by PD&D Staff | Etel Inc., Heidenhain Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

ETEL has announced the ironcore TMB torque motor series, now available through exclusive distribution by HEIDENHAIN Corporation in Schaumburg, IL. The TMB motor series is designed to handle demanding ...

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Compact, Camera Flash LED Driver

September 10, 2014 10:13 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Micrel has announced the MIC2873/MIC2874, a compact, camera flash LED driver that integrates a 1.2 A boost converter and LED driver circuit into a small 9 pin, 1.3 x 1.3 mm chip scale package. Operating from 2.7 V to 5.5 V and ...

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Fairview Microwave Debuts Comprehensive Lines of IP67 RF Adapters

September 10, 2014 10:08 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Fairview Microwave has introduced a comprehensive line of IP67 RF adapters commonly employed in the DAS, cellular, aviation, and military industries due to their ingress protection from water and dust ...

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FLIR Releases New OEM Thermal Imaging Core Muon

September 10, 2014 10:01 am | by PD&D Staff | Flir Systems, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

FLIR Systems has announced its latest thermal imaging core, Muon, which is designed specifically for volume OEMs capable of integrating uncooled FPAs into their own camera solutions ...

Infographic: Where Are All the Women in STEM?

September 10, 2014 9:57 am | by Kasey Panetta, Managing Editor and Eileen Whitmore, Art Director, ECN Magazine | News | Comments

When it comes to women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) the numbers just don’t add up. Even though the number of women majoring in STEM (and attending college) has increased in the past few ...     

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D-Day, Design & Engineering: The Hidden Lessons & Why They Matter

September 10, 2014 9:46 am | by Chad Storlie, Author, Combat Leader to Corporate Leader & Battlefield to Business Success | Blogs | Comments

On the night of June 5th and the morning of June 6th, paratroopers and glider infantry followed by a sweeping amphibious assault began the invasion of Europe – a military feat that remains without equal in the rest of history ...   

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ABB IRB 1200 Robot for Material Handling

September 10, 2014 9:46 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ABB Robotics has introduced the IRB 1200, a new family of small robots that features a compact footprint and a large work envelope, providing short cycle times to a range of material handling, machine tending and small parts assembly ...

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Understanding Unexplainable Bonds

September 10, 2014 9:41 am | by Kevin Balben, Product Specialist, DELO Industrial Adhesives LLC | Articles | Comments

Almost all products that define our modern lives are bonded in some way, whether it’s a smartphone, a car, or an airplane. These examples demonstrate the versatility of adhesive technology. Yet, many bonding theories have not ...   

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Review: Apple Watch Looks to Be Another Winner

September 10, 2014 9:34 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive. I like that it will come in two sizes, so the watch won't feel giant on smaller hands, as some competing watches do. I also like that Apple will offer a ...  

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High-Tech Survey Exposes Hidden Stonehenge

September 10, 2014 9:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A high-tech survey reveals that there is more to Stonehenge than meets the eye, finding previously unknown monuments. Researchers have produced digital maps of what's beneath the World Heritage Site, using ...      

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