Today's Headlines

Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 17 hours ago
China opened the world''s longest bridge over water on Thursday. The Jiaozhou Bay bridge is 26.4 miles long, according to Guinness World Records. It links China''s eastern port city of Qingdao to Huangdao island. State-run CCTV said the 110-foot-wide bridge cost more than 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billi...
Student-designed Device Could Make Dialysis Safer and Easier
Gizmag, 17 hours ago
There are approximately 1.5 million people worldwide who require regular hemodialysis treatments, due to the fact that their kidneys are no longer able to clean their blood. Clinicians generally reuse the same access point on each patient''s body, for routing their bloodstream to the dialysis machin...
Scavenging Ambient Electromagnetic Energy to Power Small Electronic Devices
''New Metal Type'' at Earth''s Core
Russia blames radiation for space probe failure

Editor Picks

Aerospace

Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tests 3D-printed propulsion system
Aerospace Technology, 16 hours ago
Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed the hot-fire test of its 3D-printed MPS-120 CubeSat high-impulse adaptable modular propulsion system.

Chemical and Material

Temperature-Induced Energy Transfer in Dye-Conjugated Upconverting Nanoparticles: A New Candidate for Nanothermometry
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, 15 hours ago
Chemistry of MaterialsDOI: 10.1021/cm503799f
Curiosity Confirms Organics On Mars
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, 15 hours ago
Seeing through silicon
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, 16 hours ago

Civil Engineering

Japanese School Restoration Wins the 2012 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize
Architectural Record - News, 15 hours ago
On November 13, the efforts of the Architectural Consortium that spearheaded the historic building''s salvation will be honored when they are presented with the 2012 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
MIT students win twice in White House competition
MIT News - Urban Studies and Planning, 15 hours ago
Comprehensive Research Report on Special Building Materials Market in Greece
AZoBuild.com - Building News, 15 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

Taking a Look Back at the Studebaker Assembly Line
Design News - Electronics & Test, 15 hours ago
Removal of Sulfur Compounds by a Copper-Based Metal Organic Framework under Ambient Conditions
Energy & Fuels, 15 hours ago
"Climate Change" or "Global Warming"? Two New Polls Suggest Language Matters
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, 15 hours ago

Electronics

Infineon & UMC Extend Manufacturing Pact Into Auto ICs
Programmable Logic DesignLine - News, 15 hours ago
German chipmaker will partner with Taiwanese foundry to manufacture power semiconductors for automotive applications, extending a production alliance in logic chips lasting more than 15 years.
Infineon & UMC Extend Manufacturing Pact Into Auto ICs
CommsDesign, 15 hours ago
Infineon & UMC Extend Manufacturing Pact Into Auto ICs
Automotive DesignLine - News, 15 hours ago

General Engineering

Europe''s Venus Probe Set for Fiery Demise
MSNBC Science Headlines, 16 hours ago
An unmanned spacecraft that has been studying the planet Venus for the past eight years is set to come to a fiery end in the coming weeks.
Solar-induced hybrid fuel cell produces electricity directly from biomass
Science Daily, February 19, 2014
Photos: 1st iPhone Prototypes Revealed
ABC Technology Headlines, 16 hours ago

Manufacturing

Union Sues To Block Sale Of Bucksport Paper Mill
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, 15 hours ago
A union representing some workers at the 84-year-old Verso Paper mill has filed a federal lawsuit to halt the sale of the facility.The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, representing 59 employees, is asking the court to block the sale to a scrap metal company and open the...
Investment in Equipment Grows As U.S. Manufacturing Booms
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, 15 hours ago
Machine Builder's Machine Builder
Control Design - News, December 15, 2014

Mechanical Engineering

Monticont''s Direct Drive Linear Motors
Control Design - Industry News, December 16, 2014
The company''s DDLMs (direct drive linear motors) eliminate backlash and provide an economical solution for users requiring high acceleration, high speed, and long life.
Machine Builder's Machine Builder
Control Design - News, December 15, 2014
Composite materials in automotive engineering
Think Engineering, 16 hours ago

Software

Watching the Watchmen: The Hows and Whys of Body-Worn Police Cameras
Design News - Software & Hardware, 16 hours ago
C++ Q&A: ATL Virtual Functions and vtables
MSDN Magazine, 15 hours ago
ICS Cyber Security Lecture at Air Force Institute of Technology- AFIT
Control Global - Software & Integration, 15 hours ago

Sustainable Engineering

Financial returns in e-waste!
International Society for Industrial Ecology, May 29, 2014
http://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/16/finding-rewards-financial-and-spiritual-in-e-waste/?_php=true&_type=blogs&emc=eta1&_r=0
How Technological Progress can Generate a Faster Collapse
Energy Bulletin, 15 hours ago
Endangered giraffe rescued in Uganda
TreeHugger, 15 hours ago

Technology and Research

Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tests 3D-printed propulsion system
Aerospace Technology, 16 hours ago
Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed the hot-fire test of its 3D-printed MPS-120 CubeSat high-impulse adaptable modular propulsion system.
Interactions.org Newsdigest 17 December 2014
Interactions.org - Particle Physics News, 15 hours ago
Sony Device Aims To Turn Any Glasses Into Smart Glasses
Popular Science - Gadgets, 15 hours ago

Transportation

Infineon & UMC Extend Manufacturing Pact Into Auto ICs
Automotive DesignLine - News, 15 hours ago
German chipmaker will partner with Taiwanese foundry to manufacture power semiconductors for automotive applications, extending a production alliance in logic chips lasting more than 15 years.