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  NEWS  
  Photos of the Day: 3D Printer Powers Up on the Space Station  
  NEWS  
  Electric Car Fee Proposed  
  BLOG  
  Be Thankful Marketing Isn't Running R&D  
  NEWS  
  NASA Completes Successful Flight Test of Shape Changing Wing Surface  
  NEWS  
  Air Bag System Approved for World Cup Ski Races  
  NEWS  
  Ford Recalls Fusions for Software Problem  

Reference Design for Micropower Gas Detector at Mouser.

Analog Devices CN0234 Reference Design is a single-supply, low power, battery-operated, portable toxic gas detector using an electrochemical sensor, which is ideal for chemical analysis and environmental monitoring applications.


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Gov't Declares Aircraft Regulations Apply to Drones

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The U.S. government has the power to hold drone operators accountable when they operate the remote-control aircraft recklessly, a federal safety board ruled Tuesday in a setback to small drone operators chafing under ...    


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Mouser Delivers a Brighter Driver and LED Solution.

Ranging from 120VAC up to 265VAC, ON Semiconductor introduces a number of driver solutions that work seamlessly with Philips Lumileds LEDs without the need for a power supply.


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'Kitty Cam' Combines Spy Cameras, 3D Printed Enclosures

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The second iteration Crittercam “Kitty Cams” took store-bought “spy cameras” and tore apart the inner workings, added a more powerful battery pack and special programming, and mounted the guts into the 3D printed casing ...      


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NEWS

VW Recalls 442K Cars for Suspension Problem

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Volkswagen is recalling 442,000 Jettas and Beetles to fix a problem that can cause rear suspension failure if the cars aren't fixed properly after a crash. The recall covers 2011 through 2013 Jettas and 2012 through 2013 Beetles ...  


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Infrared Thermopile Sensor with Integrated Math Engine

Texas Instruments

The TMP007 measures the temperature of an object without contacting the object. The integrated thermopile absorbs the infrared energy emitted from the object in the sensor field of view.


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NEWS

Solar Energy Co. SunEdison Buying Wind Power Co.

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Solar energy company SunEdison is adding some wind-fueled power to its business with a deal worth up to $2.4 billion. The St. Peters, Missouri-based company and its publicly traded subsidiary, TerraForm Power, said Monday that they ...  


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Times Microwave Systems Adds to Series of Lightning Protection Products

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Times Microwave Systems has introduced the new Times-Protect LP-GTV-T series of DC pass RF lightning and surge protection products with an extended frequency operating band from DC to 7000 MHz ...


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Join National Instruments for a complimentary technology and innovation workshop

Attend NIDays, a one-day event, and participate with industry experts, learn from your choice of over 50 technical sessions, attend hands-on workshops and partner demonstrations.


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NEWS

Micron Technology CFO to Retire Next Year

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Micron's chief financial officer, will retire next year, the chipmaker announced. Ronald Foster, 64, who has been CFO since 2008, will step down on Feb. 28. The company has not named his replacement. Company shares have soared ...   


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Osram Introduces First Surface-Mountable LED with Oval Light-Radiating Characteristics

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Osram Opto Semiconductors has launched the first LED with oval light-radiating characteristics for large-screen video walls, gas station price signs, and digital road signs. The surface-mountable Displix Oval can be ...


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Engineering Newswire 116: Karate Robot Does Crane Kick on Cinder Blocks

This week on Engineering Newswire, we're showing off the world's smallest reed switch, flying atom planes that are stronger than graphene, and doing karate with the Atlas robot …


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NEWS

NASA Successfully Installs the First 3D Printer in Space

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Wilmore installed the printer in the station’s Microgravity Science Glovebox and started the printer, which extruded plastic to form the first of a series of calibration coupons, a small plastic sample about the size of a ...     


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Schurter Extends Piezo Switch Family

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SCHURTER has announced a new, piezo switch family, PSE HI, offering raised symbols, letters and numbers in addition to various colors, or legend inscriptions. The robust switch provides high impact resistance ...


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

Our mission is to inspire youth at the Middle and High School levels, as well as students at the undergraduate level, to pursue their passion and bring forth Design Engineering and Research and Development as desirable education and career options for scholars.


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NEWS

Ford Recalls Fusions for Software Problem

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Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park due to a software problem. The recall covers certain Fusions, including ...    


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NEWS

Air Bag System Approved for World Cup Ski Races

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Perhaps if Lindsey Vonn had a big cushy air bag to fall on when she tore two ligaments in her right knee she wouldn't have missed the Sochi Olympics. And maybe Aksel Lund Svindal wouldn't have broken bones in his face and suffered a ...  


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NEWS

NASA Completes Successful Flight Test of Shape Changing Wing Surface

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NASA's green aviation project is one step closer to developing technology that could make future airliners quieter and more fuel-efficient with the successful flight test of a wing surface that can change shape in flight ...    


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BLOG

Be Thankful Marketing Isn't Running R&D

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I’m back in the office after my annual trip to Minneapolis for a trade show that always happens around the Halloween time of year. The timing seems strangely appropriate given how scary the diminishing event has become ...    


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Electric Car Fee Proposed

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Wisconsin would join five other states that impose special fees on owners of electric vehicles, in an attempt to help make up for revenue drivers of those fuel-efficient cars aren't paying in gas taxes, under a road-funding proposal put forward by ...


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Photos of the Day: 3D Printer Powers Up on the Space Station

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NASA took a big step toward changing the way we plan for long-duration space voyages when astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore successfully installed and prepared the first 3-D printer for upcoming manufacturing operations on the ...


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