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Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 7 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, 7 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

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Aerospace

Inmarsat prepares to launch Inmarsat-5 F2 in February
Aerospace Technology, January 23, 2015
UK satellite telecommunications firm Inmarsat is preparing to launch its Inmarsat-5 F2 (I-5 F2) satellite on 1 February.

Chemical and Material

One-two punch knocks out aggressive tumors
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, 6 hours ago
An aggressive form of breast cancer known as "triple negative" is very difficult to treat: Chemotherapy can shrink such tumors for a while, but in many patients they grow back and gain resistance to the original drugs. To overcome that resistance, MIT chemical engineers have designed nanoparticles t...
California Limits Use Of Pesticide Chloropicrin As A Soil Fumigant
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, January 23, 2015
Water-Dispersible Small Monodisperse Electrically Conducting Antimony Doped Tin Oxide Nanoparticles
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, January 23, 2015

Civil Engineering

MIT students, alumni awarded 2013 Fulbright grants
MIT News - Urban Studies and Planning, 6 hours ago
Several MIT undergraduate and graduate students and alumni - Noam Angrist, Marvin Arnold, Dorothy Brown, Hyunjii (Justina) Cho, Deborah Hanus and Marisa Lau - have been awarded Fulbright study/research grants for the upcoming academic year. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educati...
The new challenges for urban planners
MIT News - Architecture, 6 hours ago
Exhibition Previews Herzog & de Meuron''s M+ Museum in Hong Kong
Architectural Record - News, 6 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

Spider Webs, Leaves Inspire Future Network Design for Displays, Solar Panels
Design News - Electronics & Test, January 23, 2015
Increased Functionally Drives Flash Array Adoption
EE Times - News, January 24, 2015
Correction to Removal of Sulfur Compounds by a Copper-Based Metal Organic Framework under Ambient Conditions
Energy & Fuels, January 23, 2015

Electronics

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Random Roads Less Travelled
Physical Review Focus - Recent, 6 hours ago

General Engineering

That''s Cool: Ice Energy Heats up Storage Market
MSNBC Science Headlines, 6 hours ago
The market for storing wind and solar-generated electricity could become a multibillion-dollar industry in the next decade, analysts say.
Solar-induced hybrid fuel cell produces electricity directly from biomass
Science Daily, February 19, 2014
New Proposal to Protect Alaskan Wilderness Most Sweeping in Decades
National Geographic News, 6 hours ago

Manufacturing

The Conundrum of Published Specs Versus Real-World Performance
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, January 23, 2015
Past, Future Effects Of Oil Argued In BP Penalty Trial
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, January 23, 2015
Machine Vision Technology Developments Let Industrial Robots "See" and Do More
Control Design - News, January 22, 2015

Mechanical Engineering

Machine Vision Technology Developments Let Industrial Robots "See" and Do More
Control Design - Industry News, January 22, 2015
Today''s Robots Have 20/20 Vision
Machine Vision Technology Developments Let Industrial Robots "See" and Do More
Control Design - News, January 22, 2015
Composite materials in automotive engineering
Think Engineering, 6 hours ago

Software

The Conundrum of Published Specs Versus Real-World Performance
Design News - Software & Hardware, January 23, 2015
Kaminario''s Latest Funding Round Swells to $68M
InfoStor - Top News, January 23, 2015
ISO STEP File Lets CAD Programs Share Smart Files
Machine Design - CAD / CAM / CAE / FEA, January 22, 2015

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
Report: Solar Added 50% More American Jobs than Oil and Gas Drilling and Pipeline Construction in 2014
Alternative Energy Technology, 6 hours ago
Photo: Sunapee sunset glows yellow, red and blue
TreeHugger, 6 hours ago

Technology and Research

Inmarsat prepares to launch Inmarsat-5 F2 in February
Aerospace Technology, January 23, 2015
UK satellite telecommunications firm Inmarsat is preparing to launch its Inmarsat-5 F2 (I-5 F2) satellite on 1 February.
NFL, YouTube partner to post official clips to video site
AP Top Technology News, 6 hours ago
Navy wants to increase use of sonar-emitting buoys
AP Top Science News, 6 hours ago

Transportation

Increased Functionally Drives Flash Array Adoption
Automotive DesignLine - News, January 24, 2015
Early all-flash arrays were dedicated to a single application, but enterprises are looking for vendors that support mixed workloads and offer data services, and evaluating flash beyond just the cost per gigabyte