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Trade Deals Wipes Out Tariffs on More Than 200 Tech Products

July 24, 2015 9:36 am | by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Reporter | News | Comments

Dozens of countries have agreed to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products — from advanced computer chips to GPS devices, printer cartridges and video-game consoles ...

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Scientists Find Closest Thing Yet to Earth-Sun Twin System

July 24, 2015 9:27 am | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

Scientists have identified a "close cousin" to Earth that's orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life. "It is the closest thing that we have to another place that somebody ...

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Deepsea Challenger Sub Damaged in Truck Fire

July 24, 2015 9:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The submarine that visited the deepest spot in the world's oceans has been scorched when a truck transporting the vessel caught fire on a Connecticut highway ...

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China Manufacturing Slumps to 15-Month Low

July 24, 2015 8:53 am | by Kelvin Chan, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

China's manufacturing slumped to a 15-month low in July in a fresh sign of deterioration in the world's second biggest economy, a survey showed Friday ...

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3D Printing Used to Help Chinese Surgeons with Spine Operation

July 23, 2015 4:00 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

The use of 3D printing technology in the operation room continues to become more common. This week, surgeons in China successfully fixed a man’s spine with the help of an exact 3D printed model of the lumbar region of...

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2015 Gizworld Wearable Tech & IoT Conference

July 23, 2015 3:11 pm | by Gizworld Conferences | Events

Participate in hands on workshops, watch panels with top thoughts leaders, VCs, rapid-fire pitches from 30+ top wearable computing and IoT start-up companies, live demos and network at Wearable Tech ...

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Spacecraft of the Week: LRO

July 23, 2015 2:43 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

I became interested in the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter when talking to Jeffrey Nosanov about his moon-mapping plans. Like he hopes the PERISCOPE craft will do, LRO orbits the Moon. It takes data ...

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Sensors Global Summit 2015

July 23, 2015 2:42 pm | by Knowledge Foundation | Events

Emerging technological innovations enabled by next generation sensors will define the landscape for the future commercialization of life changing products. The exponential …

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4 Predicated Transportation Trends

July 23, 2015 2:09 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The top trends within the transportation industry for the coming years involve connected cars, new materials, autonomous vehicles, and changing consumer desires, according to MarketResearch.com. The website made its...

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3D Printed Aircraft Launched Off Navy Ship

July 23, 2015 2:02 pm | by University of Southampton | News | Comments

A 3D printed aircraft has successfully launched off the front of a Royal Navy warship and landed safely on a Dorset beach. HMS Mersey provided the perfect platform ...

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Lockheed Receives Electronic Warfare Contract to Protect Navy's Fleet

July 23, 2015 1:45 pm | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin a $154 million contract to upgrade the fleet’s electronic warfare defenses against evolving threats, such as anti-ship missiles. Under this low-rate ...

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New Method Improves Strength & Modulus in Carbon Fibers

July 23, 2015 12:55 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Carbon fibers are stronger and lighter than steel, and composite materials based on carbon-fiber-reinforced polymers are being used in an expanding range of ...

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Smarter Window Materials Can Control Light & Energy

July 23, 2015 12:47 pm | by University of Texas at Austin | News | Comments

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin are one step closer to delivering smart windows with a new level of energy efficiency, engineering materials that allow windows to...

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Finding Could Lead to Cheap, Efficient Metal-Based Solar Cells

July 23, 2015 12:43 pm | by Rice University | News | Comments

New research from Rice University could make it easier for engineers to harness the power of light-capturing nanomaterials to boost the efficiency and reduce the costs of photovoltaic solar cells ...

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Testing Algorithms for Complex Docking in Space

July 23, 2015 12:35 pm | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

MIT’s Lennon Rodgers, a research scientist who did graduate work in the MIT Space Systems Laboratory (SSL), led a team of students to build a universal docking port ...

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