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Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 16 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, 16 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

Rice University researchers design furniture for use in space
Aerospace Technology, 15 hours ago
Students from Rice University have designed and assembled a prototype chair and table for astronauts during future manned space missions.

Chemical and Material

Porous Organic Cages for Gas Chromatography Separations
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, 15 hours ago
Chemistry of MaterialsDOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b01112
Fake, Inferior Medicines Pose Worldwide Risks
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, 15 hours ago
One-two punch knocks out aggressive tumors
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, 15 hours ago

Civil Engineering

Kendall Square initiative moves toward design phase
MIT News - Architecture, 15 hours ago
This fall, MIT will select an urban-design firm to help it develop and complete a design plan for the redevelopment of Institute-owned property in Kendall Square. In April, MIT's rezoning petition for its Kendall Square initiative was approved by the Cambridge City Council following a three-year, co...
Arup's New Central Utilities Plant Design Saves Los Angeles International Airport $20 Million in Capital Costs
AZoBuild.com - Building News, 15 hours ago
MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation and Infosys form Global Risk Advisory Group
MIT News - Civil & Environmental Engineering, 15 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

Cypress Debuts EZ-BLE PRoC Module for Bluetooth Low Energy Development
Design News - Electronics & Test, 15 hours ago
Strong Future Forecast for Renewable Energy
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, 15 hours ago
NXP adds low power mesh to Bluetooth Smart
EE Times - Asia, 15 hours ago

Electronics

European Commission policies to contribute to gender balance in science
Electro Optics - News, 15 hours ago
The European Commission department charged with growth in digital technologies, DG Connect, has set policies for its staff ensuring female representation at conferences and events
Measurement Techniques for Spurious or Unknown Signals Webcast
EE Times - Semi News, 15 hours ago
XeroCoat's antireflective material might add zeros to the bottom line, megawatts to the power line
Fabtech - Chip Shots, 15 hours ago

General Engineering

Extreme Hot Spells Driven by Climate Change: Study
MSNBC Science Headlines, 15 hours ago
Be it torrential rains or scorching heatwaves, weather extremes are increasingly being triggered by climate change, a new study suggests.
Photos: Facebook''s IPO Anniversary
ABC Technology Headlines, 15 hours ago
Iceberg in North Star Bay, Greenland
Earth Observatory , 15 hours ago

Manufacturing

Meet The MRV, NASA''s Stab at the Electric Vehicle
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, 15 hours ago
Company Behind Keystone XL Seeks U.S. Approval For Another Pipeline
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, 15 hours ago
Only 10% of managers have what it takes to be managers
Control Design - News, 15 hours ago

Mechanical Engineering

Only 10% of managers have what it takes to be managers
Control Design - Industry News, 15 hours ago
A new report from Gallup finds only 10% of managers have what it takes to actually be a great manager.
Only 10% of managers have what it takes to be managers
Control Design - News, 15 hours ago
Only 10% of managers have what it takes to be managers
Control Design - Machine Safety, 15 hours ago

Software

Watch John Oliver''s Funny, Excellent Takedown of Patent Trolls
Design News - Software & Hardware, 15 hours ago
A comparison of WirelessHART and ISA100.11a
Control Global - Software & Integration, April 23, 2015
Manage Unstructured Data: File Analysis at Scale
InfoStor - Top News, April 23, 2015

Sustainable Engineering

Infinyte I4: A Purely Electric Catamaran Cruiser
Alternative Energy Technology, 15 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...
Bioregions: Notes on a Design Agenda
Energy Bulletin, 15 hours ago
Drones join search and rescue operations in Maine
TreeHugger, 15 hours ago

Technology and Research

Rice University researchers design furniture for use in space
Aerospace Technology, 15 hours ago
Students from Rice University have designed and assembled a prototype chair and table for astronauts during future manned space missions.
Thailand seizes 3 tons of elephant tusks smuggled from Kenya
AP Top Science News, 15 hours ago
Hawaii telescope website taken down in apparent cyberattack
AP Top Technology News, 15 hours ago

Transportation

Measurement Techniques for Spurious or Unknown Signals Webcast
Automotive DesignLine - News, 15 hours ago