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Marines Test Glasses That Enhance Augmented Reality System

May 22, 2015 11:41 am | by Office of Naval Research | News | Comments

Marines were able to turn a lush golf course into a hostile battleground complete with tanks, mortar fire and smoke at a demonstration on May 21 using an augmented reality training system from the Office of Naval ...

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NOAA's GOES-R Satellite Begins Environmental Testing

May 22, 2015 11:34 am | by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center | News | Comments

The GOES-R satellite, slated to launch in 2016, is ready for environmental testing. Environmental testing simulates the harsh conditions of launch and the space environment once the satellite is in orbit. The GOES-R satellite and ...

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Robot Masters New Skills Through Trial & Error

May 22, 2015 11:31 am | by University of California - Berkeley | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed algorithms that enable robots to learn motor tasks through trial and error using a process that more closely approximates the way humans learn ...

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Method of Signal Transmission from Nanocomponents Developed

May 22, 2015 11:26 am | by University of Basel | News | Comments

Physicists have developed an innovative method that could enable the efficient use of nanocomponents in electronic circuits. To achieve this, they have developed a layout in which a nanocomponent is connected to ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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