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Engineering Newswire 103: Marine’s Driverless Jeep Built on a Growler

August 14, 2014 10:48 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re reaching 290 mph with the Hennessey Venom F5, 3d printing on the Stratasys Uprint, and taking a spin in the marine’s new self-driving jeep ...                   

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McLaren Technology Goes into Road Bikes

August 20, 2014 3:27 pm | by IET Videos Comments

David Belo, Simulation Engineer at McLaren, talks to about their work with Specialized on road bikes at The Goodwood Festival of Speed ...                 


Bill Nye on the Remarkable Efficiency of SpaceX

August 20, 2014 3:24 pm | by Big Think Videos Comments

Bill Nye (The Science Guy!) opines on the pros and cons of NASA and SpaceX manufacturing. In a congressional move of either genius or ignorance, the decentralization of NASA facilities has resulted in remarkable resilience ... at the expense of ...


Increasing Manufacturing Employee Numbers in the U.S.

August 20, 2014 9:38 am | by The Aspen Institute Videos Comments

Snap-on Incorporated Chairman and CEO Nicholas T. Pinchuk talks about growing the number of manufacturing employees in the U.S. Pinchuk participated in the Aspen Institute Manufacturing and Society in the 21st Century program titled ...


Pushing the Boundaries of Efficiency

August 18, 2014 10:21 am | by Duke University Videos Comments

Pratt’s Eco-Marathon team participated in the Shell Eco-Marathon in Texas this past April and performed better than they ever have. They placed second in the prototype-battery electric car competition, beating out nearly ...    


More Potential Problems for the Tesla Model S

August 14, 2014 2:35 pm | by CNNMoney Videos Comments

The Tesla Model S was once the darling of Consumer Reports but a recent article states that the car now'has more than its share of problems ...                


MIT’s 7 Fingered Robot

August 13, 2014 4:36 pm | by MIT Videos Comments

Researchers at MIT have developed a robot that enhances the grasping motion of the human hand. The device, worn around one's wrist, works essentially like two extra fingers adjacent to the pinky and thumb ...      


On The Road With New Car Tech

August 13, 2014 3:47 pm | by USA Today Videos Comments

USA Today shows off some of what a new car will be able to do for you in 2015 ...                           


Own Your Body's Data

August 13, 2014 3:09 pm | by TED Videos Comments

The new breed of high-tech self-monitors might seem targeted at competitive athletes. But Talithia Williams, a statistician, makes a compelling case that all of us should be measuring and recording simple data about our bodies every day ...


Engineering Newswire 102: Robo-Shipbuilder Suit Gives Workers Superhuman Strength

August 7, 2014 10:33 am | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Production Videos Comments

Today on engineering newswire, we’re exploring the ocean in a private submarine, translating vibrations into audio signals, and gaining superhuman strength ... with the help of a robotic exoskeleton ...       


The Business of Being a Cyborg

August 6, 2014 5:29 pm | by CNNMoney Videos Comments

Meet Amal Graafstra. This cyborg decided to start a business to sell implantable RFID chips ...                        


BMW, Clemson Develop New Vehicle & Manufacturing Model

August 6, 2014 5:22 pm | by Clemson University Videos Comments

BMW Manufacturing Co and Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research have a long history of collaboration. Together they have created Deep Orange 4 - a truly transformative vehicle and a unique manufacturing model ... 


Teardown: 1964 Vintage Precision Power Supply

August 6, 2014 5:13 pm | by EEVblog Videos Comments

On this episode of the EEVblog Teardown, what's inside a 1964 vintage Power Design 2005 Precision Power Supply?                      


Counterfeiting's Breathalyzer

August 6, 2014 5:08 pm | by Michigan Engineering Videos Comments

New high-tech labels that change when you breath on them may be used to fight counterfeiting - including counterfeit medicines. When the array of nanopillars on the surface of the label captures moisture from breath, it is possible to see ...


MIT Engineers Fabricate Magnetic Hair

August 6, 2014 3:48 pm | by Melanie Gonick, MIT News Videos Comments

MIT engineers have fabricated a new elastic material coated with microscopic, hairlike structures that tilt in response to a ...                         


Engineering Update: Electric Vehicle Sets World Speed Record

July 31, 2014 5:18 pm Videos Comments

A group of students at the University of New South Wales in Australia recently set a new world speed record for an electric vehicle at the Australian Automotive research Center in Victoria. The Sunswift car averaged ...    



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