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3D Printed Bicycle Accessories Challenge

October 14, 2014 1:02 pm | by CGTrader | Events

Cars are so last season. The world is changing - with the climate change threatening the survival of human beings and gas costs skyrocketing, a record number of people are opting for a much healthier and cheaper commute - cycling ...


3D Printing Kids Challenge

October 14, 2014 12:57 pm | by CGTrader | Events

If your brain is bubbling with ideas, you have a flair for technology and have the guts to go head to head with other young geniuses like yourself, take this challenge and see your inventions come to life. Do you see ways how to improve the ...


Future Vehicles 3D Model Challenge

October 14, 2014 12:50 pm | by CGTrader | Events

There are so many mechanical innovations and crazy inventions that technologically it is already entirely possible to have a part car, part drone, part plane parked in your garage. It does sound a little insane, but only because it’s a completely ...


Human 3D Design Challenge

October 14, 2014 12:44 pm | by CGTrader | Events

We’re after high-quality, detailed visualizations of male and female bodies that could become a great learning tool used to explore the systems of human body as well as realistic human 3D models that would easily pass the strict scrutiny of video ...


3D Fashion Challenge

October 14, 2014 12:35 pm | by CGTrader | Events

There’s been a lot of discussion and a lot of speculation about the way the fashion industry will be disrupted by 3D printing technology in the near future. Some believe that 3D-printed fashion will take the streets first and then ...


Maker 3D Printing Challenge

October 14, 2014 12:30 pm | by CGTrader | Events

Makers design, create, and construct useful and sustainable products. Recently, 3D designers have begun to join the Makers Movement. CGTrader wants 3D designers to submit any design that involves engineering, building, creating, or ...


Kia Showcases Diesel-Electric Kia Optima T-Hybrid at Paris Motor Show

October 14, 2014 12:04 pm | by Kia | News | Comments

Kia revealed the new Kia Optima mild hybrid show car at the 2014 Paris Motor Show on 2 October, the first application and demonstration of the brand’s innovative new mild hybrid powertrain. The Kia Optima T-Hybrid (turbo hybrid) ...  


360° View Tech Key to Volvo Cars' Goal of No Fatal Accidents

October 14, 2014 11:45 am | by Volvo Car Group | News | Comments

With the development of a new safety feature that locates collision-free escape routes, Volvo Cars has taken one of the final steps towards realizing its vision that by 2020 no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car ...


Microrobots Armed with New Force-Sensing System to Probe Cells

October 14, 2014 11:32 am | by Emil Venere, Purdue University | News | Comments

Inexpensive microrobots capable of probing and manipulating individual cells and tissue for biological research and medical applications are closer to reality with the design of a system that senses the minute forces exerted by a ...  


Sensor System to Make a Better Prosthesis Fit

October 14, 2014 11:25 am | by Sandia National Laboratories | News | Comments

As an amputee walks on a prosthetic leg during the day, the natural fluid in the leg shifts and the muscles shrink slightly. Now imagine the problem that poses for the fit of the prosthesis. There’s a growing need for a solution ...  


This Gas Engine Passes the Smell Test

October 14, 2014 11:12 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

Earlier this year, a Brazilian landfill started using three massive Jenbacher gas engines to burn methane produced by rotting garbage. They now generate enough electricity to power 13,000 homes. A few thousand miles north, in the ...  


Balancing Renewable Energy Costs

October 14, 2014 10:55 am | by Springer | News | Comments

Increasing reliance on renewable energies is the way to achieve greater CO2 emission sustainability and energy independence. As such energies are yet only available intermittently and energy cannot be stored easily, most countries aim ...


Mars One (And Done?)

October 14, 2014 10:48 am | by Jennifer Chu, MIT New Office | News | Comments

Engineers at MIT say "Mars One" may have to take a step back, at least to reconsider the mission’s technical feasibility. The researchers developed a detailed settlement-analysis tool to assess the feasibility of the mission, and found that ...


NASA Remembers First Earth Observations

October 14, 2014 10:33 am | by Kasha Patel, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center | News | Comments

Fifty years ago, Muhammad Ali was world heavyweight champion, Beatlemania arrived in America, gasoline cost around 30 cents a gallon in the United States, and NASA launched the first in a series of Earth-observing satellites that revolutionized ...


Capturing Aerial Photos of the World’s Most Advanced Jets

October 14, 2014 10:19 am | by Lockheed Martin | Videos | Comments

Liz Kaszynski is one of 10 aerial photographers at Lockheed Martin who are trained and certified to take pictures while flying in the backseat of fighter jets. Liz is also the sole female aerial photographer for the ...    



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