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Stainless Dualvee Vacuum Wheels

April 16, 2014 1:10 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Bishop-Wisecarver has announced a new DualVee guide wheel specifically designed for use in vacuum environments. Vacuum Wheels are ...

What Impact Will the Recall Have On GM's Sales?

April 16, 2014 1:06 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

As General Motors executives show off their newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots. Many expect GM sales to take a hit from a ...  

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Solderless LED Interconnect

April 16, 2014 1:05 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The solderless panel mount LED holders from VCC combine simple and fast assembly with reliability and ruggedness. Offering quick and easy threaded connections into ...

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Potential Use of Google Glass in Surgical Settings

April 16, 2014 1:04 pm | by Elsevier | News | Comments

Personal portable information technology is advancing at a breathtaking speed. Google has recently introduced Glass, a device that is worn like conventional glasses, but that combines a computerized central processing unit, touchpad, display ...

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Encoder for Severe Environments

April 16, 2014 1:02 pm | by PD&D Staff | Heidenhain Corp., Leine&Linde Ab | Product Releases | Comments

Leine & Linde has introduced a new stainless steel version of the well-known ISA and IHA 600 series of absolute rotary encoders. Designed to provide motion control and feedback for ...

Excitons Observed in Action for the First Time

April 16, 2014 1:01 pm | by MIT | News | Comments

A quasiparticle called an exciton — responsible for the transfer of energy within devices such as solar cells, LEDs, and semiconductor circuits — has been understood theoretically for decades. But exciton movement within materials has never ...

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Repeated Self-Healing Now Possible in Composite Materials

April 16, 2014 12:58 pm | by Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology | News | Comments

Internal damage in fiber-reinforced composites, materials used in structures of modern airplanes and automobiles, is difficult to detect and nearly impossible to repair by conventional methods. A small, internal crack can quickly develop into ...

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Relieving Electric Vehicle Range Anxiety with Improved Batteries

April 16, 2014 12:55 pm | by Frances White, PNNL | News | Comments

Electric vehicles could travel farther and more renewable energy could be stored with lithium-sulfur batteries that use a unique powdery nanomaterial.Researchers added the powder, a kind of nanomaterial called a metal organic framework ...

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Photos of the Day: DARPA Looks to Build Satellites with Robots

April 16, 2014 11:16 am | by DARPA | News | Comments

Phoenix seeks to enable robotics servicing and asset life extension in geosynchronous Earth orbit (GEO), while developing new satellite architectures to reduce the cost of space-based systems. Specifically, Phoenix’s goal is to ...  

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Phoenix Makes Strides in Satellite Architecture

April 16, 2014 11:15 am | by DARPA | News | Comments

The process of designing, developing, building and deploying satellites is long and expensive. Satellites today cannot follow the terrestrial paradigm of “assemble, repair, upgrade, reuse,” and must be designed to operate without any upgrades or repairs for ...

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Remote Troops Closer to Having High-Speed Wireless Networks Mounted on UAVs

April 16, 2014 10:19 am | by DARPA | News | Comments

Missions in remote, forward operating locations often suffer from a lack of connectivity to tactical operation centers and access to valuable intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance data. The assets needed for long-range, high-bandwidth ...

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Volvo Cars to Unveil the Ingenious S60L Petrol Plug-in Hybrid

April 16, 2014 10:12 am | by Volvo Car Group | News | Comments

The production version of the S60L Petrol Plug-in Hybrid, with an exceptionally CO2-efficient 238 horsepower Drive-E petrol turbo and plug-in hybrid technology, will be launched in China early 2015 and will be produced at the Chengdu plant ...

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Review: Windows Phone Advances with 8.1 Update

April 16, 2014 10:05 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft's new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions. Before, voice search lacked the natural language interactions of Apple's Siri and Google Now. The updated Windows Phone system has ...

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Sub Makes 2nd Dive to Search for Malaysian Plane

April 16, 2014 10:00 am | by Margie Mason, Associated Press | News | Comments

As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person. The Bluefin 21 sub surfaced early for ...

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5 Engineers with Fatally Terrible Inventions

April 16, 2014 9:51 am | by Aubrey Schaefer, Engineer Jobs | Blogs | Comments

If I stopped to count how many engineers have positively affected my life, I would have no time for anything else. Instead, let’s look at those other engineers – the ones with fatally terrible inventions. There have been a few engineers – the misguided, misinformed, or just plain mad ...

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