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Photos of the Day: 2016 Jaguar XF Unveiled in a High-Wire Act

April 1, 2015 | by Jaguar | Comments

Watch movie stuntman Jim Dowdall get behind the wheel of the all-new Jaguar XF in an attempt at the world's longest high-wire water crossing by car ...

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'Smart Wallet' Buzzes Like a Phone When Lost

April 1, 2015 4:42 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Comments

Losing one’s wallet is a common fear in the modern world, but with a new product currently up on Kickstarter your phone will be able to track your wallet – as long as they’re not both lost in the same place ...


3D Printers Designed for Classrooms Queue Projects Fast

April 1, 2015 3:43 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Comments

NVBots, a startup that has grown in two years from four friends building 3D printers on their own to a company with 12 employees, has a printer subscription program in beta that allows users to print one item after another, seamlessly ...


Annual Report of Marine Accident Investigations

April 1, 2015 2:33 pm | by National Transportation Safety Board | Comments

The National Transportation Safety Board has released its "Safer Seas 2014: Lessons Learned From Marine Accident Investigations" report. Safer Seas is a compilation of accident investigations that were published in 2014, organized by ...


Natural Nanocrystals Shown to Strengthen Concrete

April 1, 2015 2:26 pm | by Emil Venere, Purdue University | Comments

Cellulose nanocrystals derived from industrial byproducts have been shown to increase the strength of concrete, representing a potential renewable additive to improve the ubiquitous construction material. The cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) ...


NASA Drives Future Discoveries with New ISS Information System

April 1, 2015 2:22 pm | by NASA | Comments

A new NASA-designed information system will drive discoveries as scientists and researchers devise future investigations to be conducted aboard the International Space Station. Specialists at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight ...


Lockheed Begins Final Assembly of NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft

April 1, 2015 2:03 pm | by Lockheed Martin | Comments

In a clean room facility near Denver, Lockheed Martin technicians began assembling a NASA spacecraft that will collect samples of an asteroid for scientific study. Working toward a September 2016 launch, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will be the ...


1,000th F-35 Training Sortie Flown at Luke AFB

April 1, 2015 1:58 pm | by 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs | Comments

The 56th Fighter Wing flew its 1,000th F-35A Lightning II training sortie March 31, making it the fastest F-35 wing to reach the 1,000-sortie milestone in the Defense Department. This is the second historic milestone in the past two weeks ...


Light-Powered Gyroscope Is World's Smallest

April 1, 2015 1:52 pm | by The Optical Society | Comments

A pair of light waves - one zipping clockwise the other counterclockwise around a microscopic track - may hold the key to creating the world's smallest gyroscope: one a fraction of the width of a human hair. By bringing this essential ...


The Panama Canal Is About to Get Busy

April 1, 2015 1:46 pm | by GE Reports | Comments

The Panama Canal is a full century old, but it’s going through a growth spurt. The 48-mile-long waterway that cuts across “the backbone of the Western Hemisphere” is going through the final year of a massive expansion. When work is ...


Unpowered Exoskeleton Increases Walking Efficiency

April 1, 2015 1:37 pm | by North Carolina State University | Comments

It's taken millions of years for humans to perfect the art of walking. But research results published today in the journal Nature show that humans can get better 'gas mileage' using an unpowered exoskeleton to modify the structure of their ...


Quantum Teleportation on a Chip

April 1, 2015 12:23 pm | by University of Bristol | Comments

The core circuits of quantum teleportation, which generate and detect quantum entanglement, have been successfully integrated into a photonic chip by an international team of scientists from the universities of Bristol, Tokyo ...


Report Offers Exclusive Analysis of Vehicle Recall Trends

April 1, 2015 11:05 am | by Business Wire | Comments

Automakers and their suppliers will need to consider new financial and risk assessment models in coming years to plan for an elevated number of vehicle recalls, according to the 2015 Automotive Warranty & Recall Report released ...


DARPA Uses Open Systems to Boost Airpower

April 1, 2015 10:54 am | by Cheryl Pellerin, DoD News, Defense Media Activity | Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is unveiling a new program to boost U.S. air superiority by separating payloads such as weapons and sensors from the main air platform, and using open-system architectures to ...


'Iron Nickel' Decommissioned After 34 Years of Service

April 1, 2015 10:45 am | by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist (SW/AW) Donnie W. Ryan, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs | Comments

Hundreds of current and former crew members, 10 previous commanding officers, and their family members crowded onto the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) to bid farewell to the "Iron Nickel" during the ship's ...


U.S. Departments Extend Partnership to Advance Hydropower

April 1, 2015 10:33 am | by U.S. Department of Energy | Comments

The U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of the Interior, and U.S. Department of the Army for Civil Works have announced that the three agencies have extended their partnership to advance hydropower development for an additional ...



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