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Taking Control of Light Emission

May 20, 2015 12:44 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers have found a way to couple the properties of different two-dimensional materials to provide an exceptional degree of control over light waves. They say this has ...

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Toward 'Green' Paper-Thin, Flexible Electronics

May 20, 2015 12:41 pm | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

The rapid evolution of gadgets has brought us an impressive array of "smart" products from phones to tablets, and now watches and glasses. But they still haven't broken free from their rigid form. Now scientists are ...

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Amazing Microdroplet Structures May Lead to New Technologies

May 20, 2015 12:40 pm | by Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences | News | Comments

Unexpected shapes of mesoscale atoms - structures built of microdroplets encapsulated within microdroplets - have been created at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the ...

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Tiny Grains of Lithium Dramatically Improve Performance of Fusion Plasma

May 20, 2015 12:37 pm | by DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory | News | Comments

Scientists from General Atomics and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have discovered a phenomenon that helps them to improve ...

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Today in Engineering History: Pioneer Venus Launches

May 20, 2015 12:01 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

On this day in 1978, Pioneer Venus launched aboard an Atlas-Centaur rocket on its way to becoming the first United States spacecraft to orbit Venus. It reached orbit around Venus on Dec. 4, 1978, where it investigated plasma in the Venusian atmosphere ...

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Winglets Now Standard on New Boeing Business Jets

May 20, 2015 11:36 am | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

​Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) announced Monday that Split Scimitar Winglets are standard on new BBJs, making it the first business jet to offer the winglet as a regular feature ...

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FBAR Company Began with Stolen Tech

May 20, 2015 10:51 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Six men have been accused by the U. S. Attorney’s Office of stealing cell phone technology secrets from two United States companies. Tianjin University Professors Hao Zhang and Wei Pang and four others were alleged to have stolen recipes, source code ...

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DoD Awards $30M Deal for Air Training Missile Reconfiguration

May 20, 2015 10:47 am | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded a number of work contracts to big name companies Tuesday, highlighted by a $30 million pact with Lockheed Martin for the reconfiguration of 200 air training missiles to air-to-ground missiles ...

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Teslas Will Pass Automatically; Steel Faces Competition

May 20, 2015 9:25 am | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

The largest automotive recall in American history took place this week. Airbags in about 34 million vehicles were recalled after exploding Takata Corp. airbags had been found responsible for six deaths worldwide ...

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Tech Companies Ask Obama to Protect Phone, Email Encryption

May 20, 2015 8:50 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Tech companies, watchdog groups and security experts on Tuesday urged the Obama administration to protect consumers' encrypted electronic data — even from law enforcement ...

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Photos of the Day: World's Oldest Commissioned Warship Docks for Restoration

May 20, 2015 8:18 am | by U.S. Navy | News | Comments

The world's oldest commissioned warship afloat is no longer afloat after entering dry dock May 19 for a planned multi-year restoration. USS Constitution, eased into historic ...

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What You Need to Know about the Takata Air Bag Recall

May 20, 2015 8:11 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

A recall of air bags made by Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corp. now has the dubious distinction of being the largest in U.S. history. The number of vehicles in the U.S. being ...

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Fiat Chrysler CEO: Company Will Adapt to Strict Safety Rules

May 20, 2015 8:08 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The U.S. government's highway safety agency has become more aggressive in enforcing auto safety rules and Fiat Chrysler and the industry will have to adjust, the company's CEO said Tuesday ...

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Review: Curves, 'Self-Healing' in Super-Premium Phones

May 20, 2015 8:03 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

For those not satisfied with just a premium phone, Samsung and LG are offering two models best described as the Lamborghinis of smartphones. You're already getting a ...

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U.S. Trails Others in Production Process Sophistication

May 19, 2015 5:32 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The attention to technology intensive manufacturing is good in the United States, but the country could improve upon its domestic production capability, according to ...

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