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Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 18 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, 18 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

Nasa selects instruments for exploration of Jupiter''s moon, Europa
Aerospace Technology, 17 hours ago
Nasa has progressed its mission to Jupiter''s moon Europa with the selection of scientific instruments to study whether the icy moon is suitable for sustaining life.

Chemical and Material

One-two punch knocks out aggressive tumors
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, 17 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...
Clarifying The Clean Water Act's Reach
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, 17 hours ago
Effects of Substituted Alkyl Chain Length on Solution-Processable Layered Organic Semiconductor Crystals
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, May 27, 2015

Civil Engineering

Researchers Study How Destructive Factors Impact Painted Building Walls
AZoBuild.com - Building News, 17 hours ago
Scientist at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania, dr. Ruta Miniotaite has made series of investigations on how various destructive factors affect painted building walls. According to...
Pay and Diversity Gaps Challenge HR Managers to Boost Role
ENR - Construction, Building & Engineering News, 17 hours ago
Letter from Rochester: Attempting a Reboot
Architectural Record - News, 17 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

Development of a CTE Project: An IoT Electronic Thermometer, Part 2
Design News - Electronics & Test, 17 hours ago
Applicability of the Langmuir Equation of State for Asphaltene Adsorption at the Oil-Water Interface: Coal-Derived, Petroleum, and Synthetic Asphaltenes
Energy & Fuels, 17 hours ago
MCUs from Renesas simplify BLDC motor control designs
EE Times - Asia, 17 hours ago

Electronics

Rohm Buys Renesas Wafer Fab
CommsDesign, 17 hours ago
Rohm Co. Ltd. (Kyoto, Japan) has moved to acquire a 200mm wafer fab from Renesas Electronics Corp. for 450 million yen (about $3.7 million).
uCertify upgrades its Exam Simulation PrepKit for the MCSE 2003 exam
PXI, Test and Technology - Standards & Certifications, 17 hours ago
Rohm Buys Renesas Wafer Fab
Wireless Net DesignLine - News, 17 hours ago

General Engineering

Why Do Dead Whales Keep Washing Ashore in California?
MSNBC Science Headlines, 17 hours ago
Experts said Wednesday that the influx is probably caused by strong winds and a large whale population.
Photos: 1st iPhone Prototypes Revealed
ABC Technology Headlines, 17 hours ago
Flooding on the Arkansas River
Earth Observatory , 17 hours ago

Manufacturing

Moving forward with motors, drives and motion control
Control Design - News, 17 hours ago
In this State of Technology Report, we examine the current state of motors, drives and motion control.
Design Engineers Are at the Center of the Industrial Automation Sourcing Process
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, 17 hours ago
FCC Head Seeks To Narrow Digital Divide With New Proposals
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, 17 hours ago

Mechanical Engineering

Moving forward with motors, drives and motion control
Control Design - News, 17 hours ago
In this State of Technology Report, we examine the current state of motors, drives and motion control.
GE implements and releases new OPC-UA standard with launch of Global Discovery Server
Control Design - Industry News, 17 hours ago
GE implements and releases new OPC-UA standard with launch of Global Discovery Server
Control Design - New Products, 17 hours ago

Software

Siemens PLM Updates Solid Edge With ST8
Design News - Software & Hardware, May 27, 2015
Deploying wireless safely and securely
Control Global - Software & Integration, 17 hours ago
Sphere 3D Unveils SnapCLOUD for Hybrid Cloud NAS
InfoStor - Top News, May 27, 2015

Sustainable Engineering

Infinyte I4: A Purely Electric Catamaran Cruiser
Alternative Energy Technology, 17 hours ago
Electric Cars | Future Technology | TransportationWhile solar-power electric hybrid vehicles are a proven success story on the roads, the time is ripe for the appearance of solar-electric watercraft. Already a pontoon boat – Loon – is available in the market. It is solar-electric powered...
This summer, skip the spray-on sunscreen
TreeHugger, 17 hours ago
The Era of Response
Energy Bulletin, 17 hours ago

Technology and Research

Nasa selects instruments for exploration of Jupiter''s moon, Europa
Aerospace Technology, 17 hours ago
Nasa has progressed its mission to Jupiter''s moon Europa with the selection of scientific instruments to study whether the icy moon is suitable for sustaining life.
A Global Project Is Making High-Tech Cities Less Hackable, From The Ground Up
Popular Science - Technology, 17 hours ago
Verizon: Who Needs the iPhone?
BusinessWeek Online -- Technology, 17 hours ago

Transportation

Rohm Buys Renesas Wafer Fab
Automotive DesignLine - News, 17 hours ago
Rohm Co. Ltd. (Kyoto, Japan) has moved to acquire a 200mm wafer fab from Renesas Electronics Corp. for 450 million yen (about $3.7 million).