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Gov. Sees State as Future Leader in Wind Energy

September 16, 2014 10:13 am | by Jennifer Mcdermott, Associated Press | News | Comments

Rhode Island will have a major role to play in the offshore wind industry, even though a developer chose to use a Massachusetts port to build a large wind farm, Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Monday. Rhode Island officials had hoped Cape Wind would ...

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Apple Sells 4M iPhones in 24 Hours

September 16, 2014 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be delivered to customers starting Friday and throughout ...

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Court: Tesla Motors Can Sell Directly to Buyers

September 16, 2014 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The highest court in Massachusetts has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at blocking Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to consumers. The Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association had sought to prevent the direct sales ...

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CASIS Research Set for Launch Aboard SpaceX Mission to Space Station

September 16, 2014 10:02 am | by NASA | News | Comments

The fall marks a new school year, a new football season and another commercial cargo flight to the International Space Station. In September, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft is scheduled to blast off to the orbital laboratory carrying supplies ...

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Safety Agency Investigates Ford Fiesta

September 16, 2014 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the doors won't latch properly on some Ford Fiesta subcompact cars. The probe announced Monday covers about 205,000 Fiestas from the 2011 through 2013 model years ...    

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GE Aviation Plans New Plant

September 16, 2014 9:59 am | by Chelsey Levingston | News | Comments

New plans for another GE Aviation manufacturing facility in the United States have emerged this week, as it was revealed that the Ohio-based jet engine maker will open a second plant for the production of ceramic composite materials ...  

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GM Expert: 19 Deaths Eligible for Compensation

September 16, 2014 9:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors' compensation expert in cases involving faulty ignition switches has determined that 19 wrongful death claims are eligible for payments from the company. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg has received 125 death claims due to the ...

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Photos of the Day: Composite Jet Engine Parts Through the Years

September 16, 2014 9:53 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

Following the oil crisis, GE joined NASA’s quest to develop an energy-efficient engine for commercial aircraft. Known as E-cubed, the 1980s program helped GE develop the experimental GE36 unducted turbofan engine with carbon composite ...

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Honey, I Shrunk the World

September 16, 2014 9:52 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

The oil embargo of 1973 was a dark and miserable period when American towns banned Christmas lights to save electricity, billboards urged citizens to “turn off the damn lights,” and filling stations dispensed gasoline ...    

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New Designs Need More Information, Not Less

September 16, 2014 9:43 am | by Alan Nicol, Executive Member, AlanNicolSolutions | Blogs | Comments

While trying to streamline product development, the activities that generate the most information are the ones that seem to be the most common targets of time and effort and resource reduction. We should try to maximize those activities ...

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Will Tomorrow's Robots Move Like Snakes?

September 16, 2014 9:42 am | by Adam Conner-Simons, CSAIL | News | Comments

Over the last few years, researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab have developed biologically inspired robots designed to fly like falcons, perch like pigeons, and swim like swordfish ...    

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The History of 3D Printing

September 16, 2014 9:28 am | by Dana Goldberg, Line/Shape/Space | Articles | Comments

What’s 30 years old but looks brand new? Believe it or not, it’s 3D printing. Yep, additive manufacturing technology has been around since the Reagan era. Here’s a brief tour through the history of 3D printing ...     

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New Motion Controller Boosts Machining Speed, Accuracy

September 16, 2014 9:24 am | by PD&D Staff | Delta Tau Data Systems, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Delta Tau has launched its new Power PMAC  NC motion controller aimed at improving machining speed, accuracy and surface finish by using advanced servo and kinematic algorithms. With a state-of-the-art CPU and ...

Elusive Quantum Transformations Found Near Absolute Zero

September 16, 2014 9:19 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Heat drives classical phase transitions - think solid, liquid, and gas - but much stranger things can happen when the temperature drops. If phase transitions occur at the coldest temperatures imaginable, where quantum mechanics ...  

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J.W. Winco Stainless Steel Leveling Feet

September 16, 2014 9:18 am | by PD&D Staff | J.W. Winco, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

J.W. Winco has annouced GN 440.5 stainless steel leveling feet with tapped socket, plain, with elastomer base cap or vulcanized rubber pad, in inch and metric sizes. Leveling feet have a tapped socket of ...

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