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World's Largest Plane Flies Longest Route

September 30, 2014 | by David Koenig, The Associated Press | Comments

Qantas is putting the world's biggest passenger plane on the world's longest airline route. A Qantas Airbus A380 touched down Monday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport about 15 hours after leaving Sydney, Australia, on the ... 

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Panasonic, Coronal Group Complete Nine Solar Projects

October 1, 2014 9:40 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company and Coronal Group LLC announce the completion of nine solar projects in Tulare and Kings Counties in Central California. The projects provide 16.2 MW of energy to Southern California Edison’s grid to power approximately ...


Station Crew Checks Out Spacesuits, Conducts Research

October 1, 2014 9:37 pm | by NASA | Comments

Having collected measurements of their bodies on Tuesday to compare with baseline measurements taken before launch, the astronauts donned their spacesuits to make sure everything fit properly. These on-orbit fit checks are necessary because ...


Drone Aviation Expands Government Distribution

October 1, 2014 9:16 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Drone systems are intended to provide low cost, semi-persistent, mobile ISR and extended communications for days, weeks or months with the system only requiring a 15 minute recovery and re-launch for a helium top-off every ...   


GM Looks to New Vehicles, China to Boost Profits

October 1, 2014 9:12 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | Comments

General Motors CEO Mary Barra told investors Wednesday that GM plans a raft of new models and a big push to sell more cars in China to drive profits in coming years, as the biggest U.S. automaker tries to shift the spotlight from a ...  


NASA’s Orion Spacecraft, Rocket Move Closer to First Flight

October 1, 2014 9:03 pm | by NASA | Comments

NASA’s new Orion spacecraft and the Delta IV Heavy rocket that will carry it into space are at their penultimate stops in Florida on their path to a December flight test. Orion was moved Sunday out of the ...      


General Electric to Study Hudson shore for PCBs

October 1, 2014 4:39 pm | by Mary Esch, Associated Press | Comments

General Electric has agreed to do a comprehensive study of PCB contamination of the upper Hudson River shoreline along the 40-mile stretch of river north of Albany where it has been dredging contaminated sediments under a Superfund cleanup project ...


Finnish Researchers Developing Digital Maternity Kit

October 1, 2014 4:14 pm | by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland | Comments

Every Finnish expectant mother can choose to receive a free of charge maternity package containing baby clothes and other useful items. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is currently developing a digital maternity package with ... 


New Absorber Will Lead to Better Biosensors

October 1, 2014 3:52 pm | by Amanda Morris, Northwestern University | Comments

Biological sensors, or biosensors, are like technological canaries in the coalmine. By converting a biological response into an optical or electrical signal, they can alert us to dangers in our external and internal environments ...  


Supercharged Corvette Can Go 0-60 in 2.95 Seconds

October 1, 2014 2:40 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

General Motors says a new high-performance version of the Chevrolet Corvette can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in under three seconds. The 2015 Corvette ZO6 is the fastest car GM has ever ...        


IMAGINiT Technologies Earns Autodesk PLM 360 Advisor Certification

October 1, 2014 2:27 pm | by Rand Worldwide | Comments

Rand Worldwide has announced that its IMAGINiT Technologies division is now a certified Autodesk PLM 360 Advisor. This allows IMAGINiT to implement, integrate and support PLM 360, a simple to deploy, cloud-based product lifecycle ...  


Infologic Announces Manufacturing Innovation Methodologies

October 1, 2014 1:49 pm | by Infologic | Comments

Infologic has announced a set of methodologies, called Manufacturing Innovation Agenda to assist the advanced manufacturing enterprises which face challenges in transitioning R&D and emerging technologies in their ...    


Hapman Interactive Design Tool Powered by CADENAS PARTsolutions

October 1, 2014 1:23 pm | by Hapman | Comments

Hapman, an industrial manufacturer of bulk material handling equipment and systems, has recently launched their all-new online interactive design tool for their line of bulk bag unloaders. Powered by CADENAS PARTsolutions, the interactive ...


Siemens Selects TouchNetix Capacitive Touchscreens for Industrial Control Panels

October 1, 2014 1:02 pm | by TouchNetix | Comments

TouchNetix, an independent supplier of high performance projected capacitance touchscreens, has announced that Siemens Industrial Automation Division has selected its Multi-Touch Capacitive touchscreen technology for the ...    


DARPA Tech Identifies Counterfeit Microelectronics

October 1, 2014 12:51 pm | by DARPA | Comments

Advanced software and equipment to aid in the fight against counterfeit microelectronics in U.S. weapons and cybersecurity systems has been transitioned to military partners under DARPA’s Integrity and Reliability of Integrated Circuits ...


'Smart' Bandage Emits Glow for Healing Below

October 1, 2014 11:24 am | by Angela Stark, The Optical Society | Comments

Inspired by a desire to help wounded soldiers, an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Assistant Professor Conor L. Evans at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and ...  



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