Today's Headlines

Scavenging Ambient Electromagnetic Energy to Power Small Electronic Devices
Gizmag, 11 hours ago
As you sit there reading this story you''re surrounded by electromagnetic energy transmitted from sources such as radio and television transmitters, mobile phone networks and satellite communications systems. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a device that is able to ...
Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 11 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
''New Metal Type'' at Earth''s Core
Russia blames radiation for space probe failure

Editor Picks

Aerospace

Sunjammer Solar Space Mission
Aerospace Technology, September 12, 2014
Sunjammer is a solar space mission developed by Nasa, in partnership with L'Guarde, and Space Services and MicroAerospace Solutions.

Chemical and Material

Prediction of Specific Biomolecule Adsorption on Silica Surfaces as a Function of pH and Particle Size
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, 10 hours ago
Chemistry of MaterialsDOI: 10.1021/cm5026987
Newfound Enzyme Could Aid Synthesis
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, 10 hours ago
A pea-shooter for molecules
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, 10 hours ago

Civil Engineering

New Research by McGraw-Hill Construction Shows Dramatic Increase in Use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in North America
McGraw-Hill Construction - Latest Headlines, 10 hours ago
At a national meeting today of the BIMForum in Tacoma WA, McGraw-Hill Construction presented highlights of its new research showing the rapid advance of Building Information Modeling (BIM) usage by architects, engineers, contractors and owners in North America.
Just hanging on: Why mussels are so good at it
MIT News - Civil & Environmental Engineering, 10 hours ago
Designing healthy cities
MIT News - Architecture, 10 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

Report: World Solar Demand Will Grow 75%
Design News - Electronics & Test, 10 hours ago
Personnel Protection of Impedance Heating Systems
Electrical Construction & Maintenance, 10 hours ago
#IAmANaturalist: A Tribute
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, 10 hours ago

Electronics

XeroCoat's antireflective material might add zeros to the bottom line, megawatts to the power line
Fabtech - Chip Shots, 10 hours ago
Anyone who''s been driving yield enhancement in a chip fab, conversion efficiencies in solar cells and modules or productivity improvements in either sector knows that a few percent here, a few percent there can add up to millions of dollars in savings or improved bottom-line margins.
Free Webinar: Electrochemical Corrosion Failure Modes in PWBs
Power Management DesignLine - News, 10 hours ago
Free Webinar: Electrochemical Corrosion Failure Modes in PWBs
EE Times - Semi News, 10 hours ago

General Engineering

Europe''s Rosetta Mission Picks Its Target on a Comet
MSNBC Science Headlines, 10 hours ago
A European spacecraft flying alongside a comet in deep space finally has a place to land after a 10-year journey through the solar system.
Solar-induced hybrid fuel cell produces electricity directly from biomass
Science Daily, February 19, 2014
Zhupanovsky Ash Plume
Earth Observatory , 10 hours ago

Manufacturing

Put Industrial Printers to the Metal
Control Design - News, 10 hours ago
EOS Direct-Metal, Laser-Sintering Systems'' Micro-Welding Process Produces Industrial-Grade Parts in an Expanding Variety of Alloys
Bad Bug Spray Baffles Engineer
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, 10 hours ago
Customer Demands Put Manufacturers On A Roller Coaster
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, 10 hours ago

Mechanical Engineering

Put Industrial Printers to the Metal
Control Design - News, 10 hours ago
EOS Direct-Metal, Laser-Sintering Systems'' Micro-Welding Process Produces Industrial-Grade Parts in an Expanding Variety of Alloys
Put Industrial Printers to the Metal
Control Design - Industry News, 10 hours ago
Composite materials in automotive engineering
Think Engineering, 10 hours ago

Software

Aras Innovator 10 Makes PLM Easier With Customization
Design News - Software & Hardware, 10 hours ago
C++ Q&A: ATL Virtual Functions and vtables
MSDN Magazine, 10 hours ago
2014 Salary Survey: Perks Aplenty?
Control Global - Software & Integration, 10 hours ago

Sustainable Engineering

5 ways to assess how green that chemical is - by Mikhail Davis
International Society for Industrial Ecology, May 29, 2014
Interesting read about greening of chemicals by Mikhail Davis from Interface.  Find out more: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2013/09/20/how-green-chemical-5-ways-assess We get an awkward question from customers from time to time: "Is it true that Interface puts a pesticide in their...
Cleaning China''s Smoggy Skies: China Released Draft Air Pollution Law Amendments for Public Comment
Alternative Energy Technology, 10 hours ago
Newfound Bacteria Gobble Up Hazardous, er, Nuclear Waste
The Green Optimistic, 10 hours ago

Technology and Research

Sunjammer Solar Space Mission
Aerospace Technology, September 12, 2014
Sunjammer is a solar space mission developed by Nasa, in partnership with L'Guarde, and Space Services and MicroAerospace Solutions.
Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane
AP Top Technology News, 10 hours ago
Who Is Running Phony Cell Phone Towers Around The United States?
Popular Science - Gadgets, 10 hours ago

Transportation

Free Webinar: Electrochemical Corrosion Failure Modes in PWBs
Automotive DesignLine - News, 10 hours ago