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Slinky Lookalike 'Hyperlens' Helps Us See Tiny Objects

May 22, 2015 11:21 am | by University at Buffalo | News | Comments

It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion. Yet this photonics advancement - called a metamaterial hyperlens - doesn't climb down stairs. Instead, it improves our ability to see tiny objects ...


Computational Technique Advances Color 3D Printing Process

May 22, 2015 11:16 am | by Columbia University School of Engineering & Applied Science | News | Comments

Working with researchers at Zhejiang University in China, Changxi Zheng, assistant professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering, has developed a technique that enables hydrographic printing, a widely used ...


Honda Driver Rahal Says Chevrolet Has 'Huge Advantage'

May 22, 2015 9:48 am | by Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer | News | Comments

Graham Rahal knows which manufacturer is the one to beat in the Indianapolis 500 — and it's not his own. A Honda driver, Rahal has spent May looking up at all the Chevrolets ahead ...


NASA Offers $1.5 Million Prize for Recycled Mars Habitats

May 22, 2015 9:45 am | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Information keeps coming from NASA's Dawn spacecraft: it has now detected bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres. They could be volcanoes or salt deposits, but a public online poll lists "other" as the most popular ...


5 Things to Know as Pyrex Reaches 100-Year Milestone

May 22, 2015 9:42 am | by Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press | News | Comments

Pyrex cookware has been around for 100 years, ever since creator Corning Glass Works determined the heat-resistant glass used for rugged railroad lanterns also made a lovely sponge cake. The Corning Museum of ...


Tuk-Tuk Taxi Maker Aims to Make Inroads in U.S.

May 22, 2015 9:39 am | by Thomas Peipert, Associated Press | News | Comments

They're ubiquitous in Asia, swarming the bustling streets of Bangkok, New Delhi and Beijing. Now, a company that manufactures the tuk-tuk ...


Professor Offered China Data on U.S.-Made Device

May 22, 2015 9:35 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The chairman of Temple University's physics department sought prestigious appointments in China in exchange for providing data on a device invented by a U.S. firm and offered to make the country a leader in the field of ...


Where Will 3D Technology Take Us Next?

May 22, 2015 9:32 am | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

From TE Connectivity’s unveiling of a fully functional 3D printed motorcycle to Forecast 3D’s reveal of a race car with more than 70 3D printed parts, the show floor was alive with innovation and ingenuity. The motorcycle ...


Feds Seek to Manage Takata Recall, Speed Up Repairs

May 22, 2015 9:23 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Exploding air bags made by Takata Corp. are so dangerous that U.S. safety regulators want to manage a massive recall so cars can be fixed faster. On Tuesday Takata doubled the size of its recall to 33.8 million air bags ...


Toyota Promises to Find Cause of Takata Airbag Defects

May 22, 2015 9:19 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota President Akio Toyoda vowed to help get to the bottom of the problems with Takata air bags, the recalls for which have ballooned to about 53 million vehicles worldwide, stressing that regaining consumer trust ...


Photos of the Day: SpaceX Craft Splashes into Pacific from 260-Miles in Space

May 22, 2015 9:15 am | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

A SpaceX Dragon capsule is back on Earth with a full load of cargo, after a quick trip home from the International Space Station. The capsule, containing more than 3,000 pounds of experiments and ...


Paralyzed Man Uses Thoughts to Control Robotic Arm

May 22, 2015 9:03 am | by Alicia Chang, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported. Two years ago, doctors in California ...


FAA Unveils Messaging System to Reduce Delays

May 22, 2015 8:54 am | by David Porter, Associated Press | News | Comments

A system that replaces verbal communication between pilots and air traffic controllers with computerized messages was unveiled Thursday by federal aviation officials, who said the system will reduce delays during ...


Android App Could Help Hackers Map Out Wearables Users

May 21, 2015 4:35 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

An Android app has been launched which can track metadata that has been emitted from devices using Bluetooth LE ...


Spacecraft of the Week: Deep Space One

May 21, 2015 3:50 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Not every spacecraft is revolutionary enough to test an entirely new propulsion system. Deep Space 1 tested the ion engine as well as a dozen other technologies ...



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