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German uto parts Manufacturer to Build Plant in Auburn

July 27, 2015 9:28 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A German auto parts maker is building its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Alabama and production is expected to begin next year, Alabama Department of Commerce officials said Friday ...


Riders Livid After Power Problems Again Cause Amtrak Delays

July 27, 2015 9:25 am | by David Porter, Associated Press | News | Comments

Power problems caused delays for Amtrak trains running between Washington, D.C. and Boston and for commuter lines into New York City on Friday, leaving thousands of riders livid ...


Conditions on Pluto: Incredibly Hazy with Flowing Ice

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

Pluto is hazier than scientists expected and appears to be covered with flowing ice. The team responsible for the New Horizons flyby of Pluto last week released new ...


Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.4M Vehicles to Prevent Hacking

July 27, 2015 9:19 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall about 1.4 million cars and trucks in the U.S. just days after two hackers revealed that they ...


Infographic: Global Shipments in 2014

July 27, 2015 9:00 am | by PD&D Staff | News | Comments

According to the Motion Control Association (MCA), global shipments for motion control products grew by 9 percent to $3.05 billion in 2014 …


China Lifting Ban on Sales of Video Game Consoles

July 27, 2015 8:53 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

China is lifting its ban on sales of video game consoles to promote the industry and a new manufacturing zone in Shanghai. Consoles produced in the Shanghai Free-Trade ...


Bomb-Proof Lining Contains Explosion in Luggage Hold of Aircraft

July 24, 2015 2:10 pm | by The University of Sheffield | News | Comments

A bomb-proof lining developed by an international team of scientists, including academics from the University of Sheffield, has successfully contained blasts in a series of controlled explosions in the ...


Massive Repair Program Following Deaths Among 5 Design Fails This Week

July 24, 2015 2:10 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

About 7 million MALM chests and 20 million other IKEA chests and dressers are now part of a nationwide repair program. The program has been issued in response to the death of two children ...


Stunt Pilot Breaks the Laws of Gravity

July 24, 2015 1:47 pm | by Tomas Kellner, GE Reports | News | Comments

Sean D. Tucker may not be a household name, but within the aviation community he could well be Michael Jackson doing the moonwalk with his red airplane. Tucker is a member of the ...


Mitsubishi Mulling Shutdown of its Only U.S. Factory

July 24, 2015 1:35 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Mitsubishi is contemplating a plan to shut down its only manufacturing facility in North America, according to a report by Reuters. The move, which would impact 918 workers at the ...


NASA Announces Discovery of First Earth-Sized Planet

July 24, 2015 1:35 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

NASA announced yesterday that its Kepler mission has discovered the first planet known to be similar in size to earth while also being within...


More Efficient Process to Produce Graphene Developed

July 24, 2015 1:33 pm | by American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev | News | Comments

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and University of Western Australia researchers have developed a new process to develop few-layer graphene for use in energy storage and ...


Mechanical Wrist Gives New Dexterity to Needlescopic Surgery

July 24, 2015 1:25 pm | by Vanderbilt University | News | Comments

With the flick of a tiny mechanical wrist, a team of engineers and doctors at Vanderbilt University's Medical Engineering and Discovery Laboratory hope to give needlescopic surgery a whole new ...


Insights into Catalytic Converters

July 24, 2015 1:17 pm | by Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) | News | Comments

Modern catalytic converters for the treatment of exhaust gases in vehicles with a combustion engine have largely contributed to reducing of pollutant emissions ...


Wind Energy Provides 8% of Europe's Electricity

July 24, 2015 1:12 pm | by European Commission Joint Research Centre | News | Comments

EU's grid connected cumulative capacity in 2014 reached 129 GW, meeting 8% of European electricity demand, equivalent to the combined annual consumption of Belgium ...



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