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Corrugated Converter 'Sticks It' to High Manpower

October 28, 2013 4:58 pm | by The Gibson Box Company | Articles | Comments

The Gibson Box Company has produced corrugated pallets, build-ups and other packaging products since 1999, but company president David Gibson would turn back the clock four years if he could. That is when Gibson first considered ...  

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Stacking Connector for High-Vibration Environments

October 28, 2013 4:57 pm | by PD&D Staff | Fujitsu Components America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Fujitsu Components America has released a 0.8 mm-pitch, stacking connector designed to maintain a secure board-to-board connection in rugged industrial environments. Features include: A 2.0 mm ...

Are We in a Manufacturing Renaissance?

October 28, 2013 4:25 pm | by Mike Collins, Author, Saving American Manufacturing | Blogs | Comments

The media has jumped on the American Manufacturing story because it is a good story and it projects hope in a poor economy. But one must look deeper into the critical factors that drive manufacturing to see a realistic picture ...   

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Reactor Shut Down at Oconee Nuclear Station

October 28, 2013 1:40 pm | by Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Oconee Nuclear Station near Seneca had to shut down one of its three reactors after a problem in the water system that helps generate electricity, federal regulators said. Unit 3 at the plant was manually shut down by...    

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Faster Trains Face Stumbling Blocks

October 28, 2013 1:28 pm | by Susan Haigh, Associated Press | News | Comments

Many of Connecticut's shoreline commuters would love a faster trip to New York City, but aging railroad bridges and a backlog of transportation projects pose a pricey stumbling block of at least $3 billion. Both politicians and ...  

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Nano Carrier Targets Drug Delivery to Cancer Cells

October 28, 2013 1:21 pm | by University of Cincinnati | News | Comments

A unique nanostructure developed by a team of international researchers, including those at the University of Cincinnati, promises improved all-in-one detection, diagnoses and drug-delivery treatment of cancer cells. The first-of-its-kind nanostructure is ...

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Kickstarter of the Week: Mobile 3D-Scanner Raises More than $1.1M on Kickstarter

October 28, 2013 1:17 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

On this episode of Kickstarter of the Week, we are turning our mobile devices into 3D-scanners with the Structure Sensor, a new technology project that has raised over $1.1 million on Kickstarter. The scanner works by ...    

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This Structure Sensor Turns Your iPad into a 3D-Scanner

October 28, 2013 12:59 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

With four days left to go, the Structure Sensor from Occipital, has already raised more than $1,100,000, making it the eighth most funded technology project on Kickstarter. The idea for the Structure Sensor came after the founders successfully ...

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Where Do We Put Radioactive Waste?

October 28, 2013 12:28 pm | by The Geological Society of America | News | Comments

As the U.S. makes new plans for disposing of spent nuclear fuel and other high-level radioactive waste deep underground, geologists are key to identifying safe burial sites and techniques. In the United States, about 70,000 metric tons of ...

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What Do We Know – And Not Know – About Fracking?

October 28, 2013 12:25 pm | by Geological Society of America | News | Comments

Fracking is in the headlines a lot these days, and everyone has an opinion about it. But how much do we really know for certain about the oil and gas extraction technique and its health effects? And how do we find out the truth among all ...

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NASA's Orion Spacecraft Comes to Life

October 28, 2013 12:19 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA's first-ever deep space craft, Orion, has been powered on for the first time, marking a major milestone in the final year of preparations for flight. Orion's avionics system was installed on the crew module and powered up for a series ...

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Samsung to Expand Devices that Work with Gear

October 28, 2013 12:11 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung says its new Galaxy Gear computerized watch will be compatible with several older phones through a software update. One big flaw with the $300 Gear is that in the U.S., it's compatible only with the new Galaxy Note 3 phone, which ...

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Public Wants Labels for Food Nanotech – and They’re Willing to Pay for It

October 28, 2013 11:30 am | by North Carolina State University | News | Comments

New research from North Carolina State University and the University of Minnesota finds that people in the United States want labels on food products that use nanotechnology – whether the nanotechnology is in the food or is used in ...  

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Urban Underground Holds Sustainable Energy

October 28, 2013 11:22 am | by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Vast energy sources are slumbering below big cities. Sustainable energies for heating in winter and cooling in summer may be extracted from heated groundwater aquifers. Researchers developed an analytical heat flux model and found that ...

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Airports Want Chance to Support Airline Merger

October 28, 2013 11:17 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The airports dominated by American Airlines and US Airways say they'll be hurt if the carriers can't merge. The airports want to file a friend-of-the-court statement supporting the merger, which is the subject of a trial scheduled to start ...

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