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Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 15 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, 15 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

Boeing and SpaceX prepare to launch flights to ISS in 2017
Aerospace Technology, 13 hours ago
Boeing and SpaceX are preparing to begin the first manned test flights to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017.

Chemical and Material

General Strategy for Preparation of Carbon-Nanotube-Supported Nanocatalysts with Hollow Cavities and Mesoporous Shells
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, 13 hours ago
Chemistry of MaterialsDOI: 10.1021/cm504050x
One-two punch knocks out aggressive tumors
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, 13 hours ago
Protein Arginine Deiminases Come Into Focus
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, 13 hours ago

Civil Engineering

Exhibition Previews Herzog & de Meuron''s M+ Museum in Hong Kong
Architectural Record - News, 13 hours ago
An exhibition looks at Herzog & de Meuron''s design forof M+, an art museum planned for the West Kowloon Cultural District in Hong Kong, and offers a sneak peek at the museum''s design collection.
MIT students, alumni awarded 2013 Fulbright grants
MIT News - Urban Studies and Planning, 13 hours ago
Global Strategic Business Report on Construction Equipment Market
AZoBuild.com - Building News, 13 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

Learn How to Write Simple Embedded C Applications
Design News - Electronics & Test, 13 hours ago
Freescale Come Back? Stock Market Thinks So
EE Times - News, 13 hours ago
Indicator light kit
Electrical Construction & Maintenance, 13 hours ago

Electronics

uCertify upgrades its Exam Simulation PrepKit for the MCSE 2003 exam
PXI, Test and Technology - Standards & Certifications, 13 hours ago
uCertify (June 07, 2005) uCertify, a leading IT certification exams preparation and training solutions provider, has upgraded its Exam Simulation PrepKit for the MCSE 2003 exam (70-296).
Freescale Come Back? Stock Market Thinks So
Programmable Logic DesignLine - News, 13 hours ago
Freescale Come Back? Stock Market Thinks So
Green SupplyLine - News, 13 hours ago

General Engineering

Why Are These Insects Wearing Tiny Spacesuits?
MSNBC Science Headlines, 14 hours ago
What''s the best way to keep an insect from exploding in a powerful vacuum? Wrap it in a tiny spacesuit.
Solar-induced hybrid fuel cell produces electricity directly from biomass
Science Daily, February 19, 2014
New posts in the Notes from the Field blog - SMAP Set to Investigate Earth
Earth Observatory , 13 hours ago

Manufacturing

IIoT Spurs Growth of Wireless Devices in Process Manufacturing
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, 13 hours ago
Can A 3D Printed Car Change The Industry?
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, 13 hours ago
Where''s Your Safety Now?
Control Design - News, January 26, 2015

Mechanical Engineering

Glueless Cut-and-Stack Rotary Labeler
Control Design - Industry News, January 27, 2015
This cut-and-stack rotary labeler was automated by B&R and it was unveiled by Weiler Labeling Systems and Pack Expo 2014
Where''s Your Safety Now?
Control Design - News, January 26, 2015
Glueless Cut-and-Stack Rotary Labeler
Control Design - Machine Safety, 13 hours ago

Software

How to Handle Design Disagreements
Design News - Software & Hardware, 13 hours ago
Additive Manufacturing 101
Machine Design - CAD / CAM / CAE / FEA, 13 hours ago
Wireless Radios On Helmets, NFL''s Most Guarded Secret
Control Global - Software & Integration, January 27, 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
Green Dreams - Future or Fantasy?
Alternative Energy Technology, 13 hours ago
Co-operative Commonwealth: De-commodifying Land and Money Part 3
Energy Bulletin, 13 hours ago

Technology and Research

Boeing and SpaceX prepare to launch flights to ISS in 2017
Aerospace Technology, 13 hours ago
Boeing and SpaceX are preparing to begin the first manned test flights to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017.
World class circuits by chip architects
Engineers Edge - News, 13 hours ago
Tape: Scientist offers to build nuke bomb targeting New York
AP Top Technology News, 13 hours ago

Transportation

Freescale Come Back? Stock Market Thinks So
Automotive DesignLine - News, 13 hours ago
Freescale Semiconductor, burdened by large debt repayments since it was bought by private equity funds in 2006, still has the debt, but it has halted a decline in product revenue and it?s deleveraging effectively.