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World War II Bomb Detonated at U.S. Military Base

April 24, 2015 9:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The ground shook near a New Jersey military base as an explosives team detonated a 500-pound World War II bomb. The unexploded ordnance was taken to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst after it was discovered in ...

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Top Product Development Cost Contributors & Ways to Optimize Them

April 24, 2015 9:22 am | by Gaurang Trivedi, Engineering Consultant, TrueCADD | Articles | Comments

It is of paramount importance for any manufacturing firm to maintain an optimized product to survive in a cut throat competitive market. In a present scenario, every manufacturer tries to achieve a balance between producing products ...

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The 9th Waste & the Goose That Lays Golden Eggs

April 24, 2015 9:17 am | by Alan Nicol, Executive Member, AlanNicolSolutions, LLC | Blogs | Comments

Perhaps the biggest mistake business leaders make is to assume that people are resources like any other. The truth is that people are resources unlike any other.  At the heart of many business disasters is the misunderstanding that ...

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New York Might Be the Next Big Tech Hub

April 23, 2015 5:31 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

A recent study suggests that out of all of America’s 50 states, New York is the most likely to claim the crown as the nation’s next technology capital ...

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Three-Wheeled Car Needs Help; TI HUD Provides Depth Perception

April 23, 2015 4:15 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Today's roundup of vehicular news contains automotive oddities such as an aging three-wheeled car and some engine-swapped Frankensteins, plus a university aerospace maintenance competition and what might be the future of vehicle cockpit automotive displays ...

Acer Reveals Three New Wearables

April 23, 2015 3:55 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Taiwanese electronics company Acer Incorporated made its way to New York to show off a trio of new wearable devices which will be included in the company’s Liquid Leap brand ...

Wanted: One Apollo 11 Fastener

April 23, 2015 3:22 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

FMW Fasteners is looking for a souvenir fastener from Apollo 11 to raise money at a charity auction ... 

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The Challenges of Designing a Firefighting Robot

April 23, 2015 3:01 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | Articles | Comments

The Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR) is a humanoid robot designed by the Terrestrial Robotics Engineering and Controls Lab (TREC) at Virginia Tech. Designed for the Navy, the lab realized that with a few changes ...

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Researchers Conclude Drones Make Good Jogging Buddies

April 23, 2015 2:50 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

With warmer weather on the docket in the coming months, an incalculable amount of people will lace up their shoes for an enjoyable jog. Those who want to enter a running routine but cannot muster up the motivation might be encouraged by drones, according to researchers ...  

Healthcare Identified as Top Priority for IoT Technology and Innovation

April 23, 2015 1:58 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

A survey of 3,500 consumers across the globe concluded that the trio of healthcare, renewable energy and the environment are the top priorities for IoT technology and innovation ...

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Searching for Aliens; Hubble Turns 25

April 23, 2015 1:40 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

As the Hubble Space Telescope turns 25, NASA released new photographs from a distant star cluster to show off what the Hubble can still do. What's next for the space telescope? ...

Today in Engineering History: Soyuz 1 Launches from Baikonur Cosmodrome

April 23, 2015 1:35 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

On this day in history, April 23, 1967, Soyuz 1 launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, carrying cosmonaut Colonel Vladimir Komarov. Soyuz 1 was the first crewed flight of the Soyuz spacecraft, and Komarov became the first man to travel ...

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New Algorithm Calculates Cost-Efficiency of Hybrid Cars Fast

April 23, 2015 11:58 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

...Very fast. A Swedish research team has developed an algorithm that can cut down the time it takes to calculate the cost efficiency of a car by thousands of hours ...

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Industrial Virtual Factory Lowers Costs & Reduces Emissions

April 23, 2015 11:47 am | by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland | News | Comments

In collaboration with European companies and research institutes, VTT has developed a cloud-based, easily customized, modular software platform for improving the sustainability performance of industrial products by lowering production ...

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New Class of 3D Printed Aerogels Improve Energy Storage

April 23, 2015 11:40 am | by DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory | News | Comments

A new type of graphene aerogel will make for better energy storage, sensors, nanoelectronics, catalysis and separations. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have made graphene aerogel ...

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