Today's Headlines

Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 10 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, 10 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

Sierra Nevada to build two multi-mission aircraft for Colorado
Aerospace Technology, 8 hours ago
Sierra Nevada (SNC) has been awarded a contract by the State of Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) for the delivery of two multi-mission aircraft (MMA).

Chemical and Material

Dual-Responsive Polymer Micelles for Target-Cell-Specific Anticancer Drug Delivery
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, 8 hours ago
Chemistry of MaterialsDOI: 10.1021/cm5012718
2-D Polymer Crystals Confirmed At Last
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, 8 hours ago
William Tisdale receives 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, March 26, 2014

Civil Engineering

Building ''invisible'' materials with light
ScienceDaily: Civil Engineering News, 8 hours ago
A new technique which uses light like a needle to thread long chains of particles could help bring sci-fi concepts such as cloaking devices one step closer to reality.
Building a better big box
MIT News - Architecture, 8 hours ago
New Research by McGraw-Hill Construction Shows Dramatic Increase in Use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in North America
McGraw-Hill Construction - Latest Headlines, 8 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

Transparent Conductive Polycarbonate Film
Design News - Electronics & Test, 8 hours ago
GEC Length Limitations for CATV Systems
Electrical Construction & Maintenance, 8 hours ago
Six Hour Workday? Sign Me Up!
EE Times - News, 8 hours ago

Electronics

PernixData FVP Clusters Server Flash To Add Performance In Virtualized Environments
CRN - Breaking News, August 06, 2013
With PernixData FVP software, multiple servers'' flash and SSDs can be clustered to form a high-performance storage tier supporting virtualized environments without the need for changing customers'' hardware.
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Power Management DesignLine - News, 8 hours ago

General Engineering

What Earth Can Do to Prepare for Potential Solar Flares
MSNBC Science Headlines, 8 hours ago
What are the chances of a solar storm so powerful that it knocks out power grids? Lika Guhathakurta discusses the issue with TODAY''s Lester Holt.
Solar-induced hybrid fuel cell produces electricity directly from biomass
Science Daily, February 19, 2014
Photos: Behind Microsoft''s New Tablet
ABC Technology Headlines, 8 hours ago

Manufacturing

Son Of Salmonella Victim Hopes Trial Sends Message
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, 8 hours ago
ATLANTA (AP) -- Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in history are set to go to trial this week in south Georgia.A federal indictment unsealed in February 2013...
Sensors Are Everywhere: From the Factory Floor to Your Skin
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, 8 hours ago
Interface Interference in the Machine Operating World
Control Design - News, July 21, 2014

Mechanical Engineering

Mergers, Alliances and Acquisitions: Mergers, Alliances and Acquisitions in Automation Industries
Control Design - Industry News, 8 hours ago
Allied Machine & Engineering joined Okuma America's Partners in THINC, a network of companies developing applications using Okuma''s THINC intelligent numerical contol system, which combines OSPcontrol with an open-architecture, PC-based platform.
Interface Interference in the Machine Operating World
Control Design - News, July 21, 2014
Mergers, Alliances and Acquisitions: Mergers, Alliances and Acquisitions in Automation Industries
Control Design - Sensing & Measurement, 8 hours ago

Software

Video: Voice-Command System Rivals Siri
Design News - Software & Hardware, July 25, 2014
C++ Q&A: ATL Virtual Functions and vtables
MSDN Magazine, 8 hours ago
More on Flying Pitot Tubes
Control Global - Software & Integration, 8 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...
India Lays Foundation For National Wind Energy Mission
Alternative Energy Technology, 8 hours ago
Why doesn''t the ''long emergency'' feel like an emergency?
Energy Bulletin, 8 hours ago

Technology and Research

Sierra Nevada to build two multi-mission aircraft for Colorado
Aerospace Technology, 8 hours ago
Sierra Nevada (SNC) has been awarded a contract by the State of Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) for the delivery of two multi-mission aircraft (MMA).
Stable lithium anode promises efficient rechargeable batteries
The Engineer, 8 hours ago
Taranis UCAV demonstrates stealth capabilities
Defense Update, 8 hours ago

Transportation

Six Hour Workday? Sign Me Up!
Automotive DesignLine - News, 8 hours ago
No Texting While the Recipient Is Driving?
Government Technology - Transportation and Infrastructure, August 30, 2013