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Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 5 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, 5 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

Embraer to provide maintenance services for Rolls-Royce AE3007 engines in Brazil
Aerospace Technology, 3 hours ago
Rolls-Royce has appointed Embraer as an authorised maintenance provider for the AE3007 engines in Brazil.

Chemical and Material

Improved Route To Chiral Amines
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, August 31, 2014
Biocatalysis: Amine donor eliminates by-product inhibition in ?-transaminase-based synthesis
Comparative Study of Materials-Binding Peptide Interactions with Gold and Silver Surfaces and Nanostructures: A Thermodynamic Basis for Biological Selectivity o...
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, August 29, 2014
A pea-shooter for molecules
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, August 25, 2014

Civil Engineering

New Research by McGraw-Hill Construction Shows Dramatic Increase in Use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in North America
McGraw-Hill Construction - Latest Headlines, 3 hours ago
At a national meeting today of the BIMForum in Tacoma WA, McGraw-Hill Construction presented highlights of its new research showing the rapid advance of Building Information Modeling (BIM) usage by architects, engineers, contractors and owners in North America.
How anthropogenic emissions interact with organic compounds emitted by trees
MIT News - Civil & Environmental Engineering, 3 hours ago
Tweeting the city
MIT News - Urban Studies and Planning, 3 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

Video: Temporary Tats Harvest Energy from Sweat
Design News - Electronics & Test, August 29, 2014
President Obama Issues New Executive Order On Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces
Electrical Construction & Maintenance, 3 hours ago
Intel Wearables Contest Goes New Age
EE Times - News, 3 hours ago

Electronics

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General Engineering

Sad News for Zero-G Sex Study: The Geckos Are Dead
MSNBC Science Headlines, 3 hours ago
When a Russian experiment to see how geckos reproduced in weightlessness returned to Earth, scientists were dismayed to find that the geckos had died.
Solar-induced hybrid fuel cell produces electricity directly from biomass
Science Daily, February 19, 2014
Powering the Future of Automotive Innovation
Invention Machine Blog, 3 hours ago

Manufacturing

Top 20 US Undergraduate Engineering Schools
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, August 29, 2014
Engineering Newswire: BAE Makes Planes More Human
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, August 28, 2014
High-End Protection for Low Power
Control Design - News, August 28, 2014

Mechanical Engineering

Cognex Expands 3D Sensor Portfolio
Control Design - Industry News, August 29, 2014
The DS1000 series now comes bundled with the new Cognex VC5 vision controller, delivering a complete solution to meet the most challenging 3D requirements.
High-End Protection for Low Power
Control Design - News, August 28, 2014
Composite materials in automotive engineering
Think Engineering, 3 hours ago

Software

ASTM Proposes New Standards for Metal 3D Printing
Design News - Software & Hardware, August 29, 2014
C++ Q&A: ATL Virtual Functions and vtables
MSDN Magazine, 3 hours ago
Aurora mitigation status and lack of industry credible response
Control Global - Software & Integration, August 29, 2014

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...
Bioplastics Made from Parsley Stems and Rice Hulls Reduce Both Bio- and Plastic Waste
The Green Optimistic, 3 hours ago
EPA''s Clean Power Plan: Texas''s Last Stand or Last Hope?
Alternative Energy Technology, 3 hours ago

Technology and Research

Embraer to provide maintenance services for Rolls-Royce AE3007 engines in Brazil
Aerospace Technology, 3 hours ago
Rolls-Royce has appointed Embraer as an authorised maintenance provider for the AE3007 engines in Brazil.
Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more
AP Top Science News, 3 hours ago
Top South America hackers rattle Peru''s Cabinet
AP Top Technology News, 3 hours ago

Transportation

Intel Wearables Contest Goes New Age
Automotive DesignLine - News, 3 hours ago