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'Chrysler Should Recall Them All,' Says Safety Advocate

September 22, 2014 | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | Comments

Chrysler is recalling almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall. But a safety advocate says the recall doesn't cover enough models, contending the same ...

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Sciaky Provides Turnkey Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing System to Lockheed Martin

September 22, 2014 3:27 pm | by Sciaky | Sciaky, Inc. | Comments

Sciaky, a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and provider of large-scale additive manufacturing solutions, has announced that it recently received a purchase order from Lockheed Martin Space Systems to provide a turnkey ... 

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Graphene Flaws Key to Creating 'Electronic Nose'

September 22, 2014 2:59 pm | by Jeanne Galatzer-Levy, University of Illinois at Chicago | Comments

Researchers have discovered a way to create a highly sensitive chemical sensor based on the crystalline flaws in graphene sheets. The imperfections have unique electronic properties that the researchers were able to exploit to increase ...

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Light Can Play Seesaw at the Nanoscale

September 22, 2014 2:53 pm | by University of Minnesota | Comments

University of Minnesota electrical engineering researchers have developed a unique nanoscale device that for the first time demonstrates mechanical transportation of light. The discovery could have major implications for creating ...  

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IBARMIA & REDEX Alliance Proves Successful

September 22, 2014 12:27 pm | by REDEX | Comments

In the last ten years, the success of IBARMIA, a Basque firm manufacturing innovative machining centres for different sectors, is thanks to REDEX, who has provided the company with rack and pinion systems for the X-axis of their ...  

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Germanium Tin for Cheaper Smartphones

September 22, 2014 11:48 am | by University of Arkansas, Fayetteville | Comments

Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have fabricated a new semiconductor material - germanium tin deposited in layers on a substrate of silicon - that could be used to build better and less expensive infrared ...   

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Mouser Launches Electronics High Voltage Technology Site

September 22, 2014 11:38 am | by Mouser Electronics | Comments

Mouser Electronics has announced the introduction of their new High Voltage Components Technology site. Mouser's new technology site provides developers with the resources they need to learn about the latest advances in this ...   

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Optomec Names New French Distributor

September 22, 2014 11:27 am | by Optomec | Comments

Optomec has announced that it has signed an agreement with Multistation SAs to be its representative in France for its LENS family of 3D Metal Printers. The versatile printers and print engines are used to cost-effectively repair, rework and ...

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ZEBRA Bracelet Strengthens Computer Security

September 22, 2014 11:10 am | by Darmouth College | Comments

In a big step for securing critical information systems, such as medical records in clinical settings, Dartmouth College researchers have created a new approach to computer security that authenticates users continuously while they ...  

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New RFID Tech Helps Robots Find Household Objects

September 22, 2014 10:57 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Mobile robots could be much more useful in homes, if they could locate people, places and objects. Today's robots usually see the world with cameras and lasers, which have difficulty reliably recognizing things and can miss objects that ...

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Rexroth's GoTo Products App Version 4.0 Supports Customers Throughout North America

September 22, 2014 10:34 am | by Bosch Rexroth | Comments

Bosch Rexroth has just released version 4.0 of its popular GoTo Products app, a convenient mobile app for customers of Rexroth’s GoTo Focused Delivery Program. The latest version, available for iPad, iPhone and Android devices, now offers ...

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Engineers Call for National Approach to Flooding

September 22, 2014 10:14 am | by Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press | Comments

An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. The American Society of Civil Engineers was scheduled to ...

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Marines of the Future

September 22, 2014 10:13 am | by Office of Naval Research | Comments

From virtual training to laser weapons, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) this week is showcasing a range of technologies at Modern Day Marine exposition that will prepare Marines as they continue to face an increasingly complex ...

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San Francisco Orders 175 Light Rail Cars from Siemens

September 22, 2014 10:07 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency has awarded Siemens a contract to deliver an initial 175 light rail cars for its Muni transit system at a value of US$648 million. With an option for an additional 85 cars, this is the biggest ...

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Photos of the Day: The History of the Panama Canal's Massive Expansion

September 22, 2014 10:04 am | by GE Reports | Comments

The Panama Canal is a full century old, but that doesn’t mean it still can’t grow. The 48-mile-long landmark that cuts across “the backbone of the Western Hemisphere” is going through the final year of a massive expansion ...   

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Nanosized Hydrogen Generator Uses Light & 2D Graphene

September 22, 2014 10:03 am | by Argonne National Laboratory | Comments

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have created a small scale "hydrogen generator" that uses light and a two-dimensional graphene platform to boost production of the ...     

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