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  Boy, 13, Builds Braille Printer with Legos, Starts Company  
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  Former Gillette Employees Sued for Sharing Trade Secrets  
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  Russia Rocket Maker: Deal with Orbital Sciences Worth $1 Billion  
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  VC Firms Rain Down Cash on Tech Startups, Is Bubble Brewing?  
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  Romanian Who Claimed He Invented World's 1st Jetpack Dies  
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  Japan to Sell Talking Robots That Won't Try to Make Sense  

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Photos of the Day: SpaceX Rocket Crash-Lands on Ocean Barge

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The video released Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 shows the rocket hitting the football field-sized barge a couple hundred miles off Florida's northeastern coast. The landing attempt came minutes after separation from the main rocket that ...   


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Driving 3D Printing into the Future with the Shelby Cobra

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The Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) machine at the Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at ORNL printed ORNL’s Shelby from 20 percent carbon fiber reinforced ABS material. The printed Shelby also ...   


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Solar Plane Pioneers Lay Out Round-the-World Flight Plan

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The team behind a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft that is attempting to fly around the world said Tuesday the clean-energy plane will stop in India, China and the United States in a historic journey set to begin as early as next month ...


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Engineering Newswire 123: Floating Foam Car Claims Superior Safety

This week on Engineering Newswire, we’re battling diabetes with temporary tattoos, testing out Ford’s all-new carbon-fiber super car, and floating a foam car …


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U.S. Government Investigating Ford Trucks for Stalling Problem

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Federal regulators are investigating whether Ford Motor Co. should expand a 2013 safety recall of diesel trucks. The previous recall involved 2,951 F-350, F-450 and F-550 trucks sold with ambulance packages. The trucks were equipped with ...


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$1B Switch Data Center Near Reno will Be World's Biggest

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The largest lithium battery factory in the world is getting a new neighbor at an industrial park east of Reno — the world's biggest data center. Las Vegas-based Switch plans to invest $1 billion in the 3 million square foot "supernap" center ...


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We are now accepting entries for the 2015 Young Mind Awards!

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Value Added vs. Value Ensured

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In our quest to minimize our work to only the essential value-added elements, we often overlook the benefits of non-value-added activities. One such activity is the quality process audit. Few of us enjoy conducting audits ...   


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U.S. Probes Jeep Cherokee Fire, Nissan Rogue Air Bag Trouble

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U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating engine compartment smoke or fire complaints in two Jeep Cherokees, and air bags that didn't inflate properly in two Nissan Rogues. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says ...  


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Smart Racket Comes with a Power Switch

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Rafael Nadal's new high-tech tennis racket looks and feels like his old one. Except for the on-off switch. Call it a "smart racket," the latest advance in tennis technology tells you where you hit the ball — with the help of an app ...  


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Switching to 3D Tech to More Efficiently Design Brakes

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Since the 1990s, the design department at Knott has recognized the advantages of 3D technology, and its goal has been to use a 3D computer-aided design system to more efficiently design brakes and trailer components. In 1998, research led the ...


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ABB, Solar Impulse Prepare for Historic Round-the-World Flight

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Three ABB engineers have joined the Solar Impulse team, where they are contributing expertise and passion. Their work includes improving control systems for ground operations, enhancing the charging electronics for the plane’s ...   


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Japan to Sell Talking Robots That Won't Try to Make Sense

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The scientist behind a new talking robot in Japan says people should stop expecting robots to understand them, and instead try to chime in with robotic conversations. Hiroshi Ishiguro's 28-centimer tall button-eyed Sota, which stands for ...


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Romanian Who Claimed He Invented World's 1st Jetpack Dies

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A Romanian inventor who claimed he beat the Americans to make the world's first jetpack and went on to design and build dozens of vehicles, calling the modern-day car "a disgrace," has died aged 81. Propelled by poverty and curiosity ... 


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VC Firms Rain Down Cash on Tech Startups, Is Bubble Brewing?

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Cash rained down on startups in 2014, as venture capitalists poured a whopping $48.3 billion into new U.S. companies — levels not seen since before the dot-com bubble burst in 2001. Strong technology IPOs are luring investors chasing ... 


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Russia Rocket Maker: Deal with Orbital Sciences Worth $1 Billion

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A Russian rocket manufacturer says its contract with U.S. Orbital Sciences is worth about $1 billion. Russia's state-controlled Energiya said in Friday's statement that the deal with its subsidiary, Energomash, envisages the delivery of ...


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Former Gillette Employees Sued for Sharing Trade Secrets

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Four former Gillette employees are the subjects of a lawsuit after Proctor & Gamble accused them of sharing trade secrets from the Industrial Design group, the Product Design & Development group, and more, with another shaving products company ...


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Boy, 13, Builds Braille Printer with Legos, Starts Company

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In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. The California eighth-grader has launched a company to develop low-cost machines to print Braille, the tactile writing system for ...


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