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Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 17 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, 17 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

Aerojet Rocketdyne's electric propulsion system selected for Europe's Neosat mission
Aerospace Technology, 16 hours ago
Airbus Defence and Space and Thales Alenia Space have awarded a contract to Aerojet Rocketdyne to develop an electronic controller for the XR-5 Hall Thruster for the Neosat mission.

Chemical and Material

Synthetic Tailoring of Solid-State Order in Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Based Copolymers via Intramolecular Noncovalent Interactions
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, 16 hours ago
Chemistry of MaterialsDOI: 10.1021/cm503864u
One-two punch knocks out aggressive tumors
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, 16 hours ago
Supreme Court Sends Biofuels And Pharmaceutical Patent Cases Back To Appeals Court
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, 16 hours ago

Civil Engineering

Exhibition Previews Herzog & de Meuron''s M+ Museum in Hong Kong
Architectural Record - News, 16 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.
Skanska JV Signs Contract to Improve State Route 58 near Hinkley, California
AZoBuild.com - Building News, 16 hours ago
Understanding the reinforcing ability of carbon nanotubes
ScienceDaily: Civil Engineering News, 16 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

Tesla?s ''Insane'' Button Doesn?t Disappoint
Design News - Electronics & Test, 16 hours ago
Successful Standards Marry Tech with Business
EE Times - News, 16 hours ago
Senators Vote in Circles about Global Warming and the Keystone XL Pipeline
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, 16 hours ago

Electronics

Successful Standards Marry Tech with Business
Automotive DesignLine - News, 16 hours ago
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AdvancedImagingPro - Industry News, 16 hours ago
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General Engineering

Scientists Hint That a Big Bang Dust-Up Has Fizzled Out
MSNBC Science Headlines, 16 hours ago
A report from scientists associated with the Planck cosmology mission throws more cold water on claims about the detection of Big Bang gravity waves.
Solar-induced hybrid fuel cell produces electricity directly from biomass
Science Daily, February 19, 2014
Powering the Future of Automotive Innovation
Invention Machine Blog, 16 hours ago

Manufacturing

Numbers Show Mixed Economy, Rising Consumer Confidence
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, 16 hours ago
New Composites Institute Chief Talks About Grand Challenges
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, 16 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
Composite materials in automotive engineering
Think Engineering, 16 hours ago

Software

New Composites Institute Chief Talks About Grand Challenges
Design News - Software & Hardware, 16 hours ago
Super Technology Keeps the Super Bowl Fun Going
Control Global - Software & Integration, 16 hours ago
IBM Bullish on Flash Storage in 2015
InfoStor - Top News, January 29, 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
This "Simple Home" has legs
TreeHugger, 16 hours ago
The Latest Oil Glut: Once Bitten, Twice Shy
Energy Bulletin, 16 hours ago

Technology and Research

Aerojet Rocketdyne's electric propulsion system selected for Europe's Neosat mission
Aerospace Technology, 16 hours ago
Airbus Defence and Space and Thales Alenia Space have awarded a contract to Aerojet Rocketdyne to develop an electronic controller for the XR-5 Hall Thruster for the Neosat mission.
World class circuits by chip architects
Engineers Edge - News, 16 hours ago
Southampton scanning system will detect composite aircraft flaws
The Engineer, 16 hours ago

Transportation

Successful Standards Marry Tech with Business
Automotive DesignLine - News, 16 hours ago