Today's Headlines

Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 3 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, 3 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

Avion Express extends power-by-the-hour contract with AJW Aviation
Aerospace Technology, 2 hours ago
Lithuanian airline Avion Express has extended its power-by-the-hour (PBH) contract with aircraft spares support provider AJW Aviation for a further ten years.

Chemical and Material

Submicron-Lubricant Based on Crystallized Fe3O4 Spheres for Enhanced Tribology Performance
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, 2 hours ago
Chemistry of MaterialsDOI: 10.1021/cm502426y
A Step Toward Making Painkillers Without Poppies
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, 2 hours ago
A pea-shooter for molecules
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, August 25, 2014

Civil Engineering

Construction of NEST Modular Research and Innovation House Gets Underway
AZoBuild.com - Building News, 2 hours ago
The construction of the modular research and innovation house NEST got underway at its ground-breaking ceremony on August 26. The building’s frame, its “backbone”, should be...
The right's resistance to regulation
MIT News - Urban Studies and Planning, 2 hours ago
Japanese School Restoration Wins the 2012 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize
Architectural Record - News, 2 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

Video: 1,000 Swarming Robots Self-Assemble
Design News - Electronics & Test, 2 hours ago
Influence of Coalification on the Pore Characteristics of Middle-High Rank Coal
Energy & Fuels, 2 hours ago
Recycled Biofuel By-products Could Make Biofuels Even Greener
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, 2 hours ago

Electronics

Data Centers May Ride on ASICs
Video/Imaging DesignLine - News, 2 hours ago
Firebox, a research prototype in the works at UC Berkeley, aims to point the way to warehouse-scale computers for data centers in 2020 based on ASICs and optical links.
Data Centers May Ride on ASICs
EE Times - Semi News, 2 hours ago
More Top News
AdvancedImagingPro - Industry News, 2 hours ago

General Engineering

Brutal Winter? Almanac Might Be Wrong, Scientists Say
MSNBC Science Headlines, 2 hours ago
A NOAA meteorologist says scientists aren''t seeing the climate conditions that would indicate what the Almanac calls a "record breaking winter."
Solar-induced hybrid fuel cell produces electricity directly from biomass
Science Daily, February 19, 2014
20 New Coral Species Listed as Threatened Under the Endangered Species
National Geographic News, 2 hours ago

Manufacturing

Rehab Chair Delivers Right Dose of Tension & Vibration to Patients'' Muscles
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, 2 hours ago
Engineering Newswire: BAE Makes Planes More Human
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, 2 hours ago
High-End Protection for Low Power
Control Design - News, 2 hours ago

Mechanical Engineering

Infographic: The Baby Boomers Are all Reaching Retirement Age, What Happens Next?
Control Design - Industry News, 2 hours ago
This new infographic provides insight on which skilled trade jobs will feel the most impact from baby boomer retirement and how to ensure these gaps are filled.
High-End Protection for Low Power
Control Design - News, 2 hours ago
Match Game: Machine Vision Verifies Printed Codes at 800 Cans Per Minute
Control Design - Vision Systems, 2 hours ago

Software

Simulating the Release Mechanism in Drug-Eluting Stents
Design News - Software & Hardware, 2 hours ago
C++ Q&A: ATL Virtual Functions and vtables
MSDN Magazine, 2 hours ago
Seagate Unleashes First 8 TB Hard Drive
InfoStor - Top News, 2 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...
Dark Age America: The Population Implosion
Alternative Energy Technology, 2 hours ago
Make the most of summer sweet corn with these 10 vegetarian recipes
TreeHugger, 2 hours ago

Technology and Research

Avion Express extends power-by-the-hour contract with AJW Aviation
Aerospace Technology, 2 hours ago
Lithuanian airline Avion Express has extended its power-by-the-hour (PBH) contract with aircraft spares support provider AJW Aviation for a further ten years.
Gmail Tabs: 7 Tips For Business Communications
TechWeb, 2 hours ago
Verizon: Who Needs the iPhone?
BusinessWeek Online -- Technology, 2 hours ago

Transportation

Data Centers May Ride on ASICs
Automotive DesignLine - News, 2 hours ago
Firebox, a research prototype in the works at UC Berkeley, aims to point the way to warehouse-scale computers for data centers in 2020 based on ASICs and optical links.
No Texting While the Recipient Is Driving?
Government Technology - Transportation and Infrastructure, August 30, 2013