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Roadside air can be more charged than under a high-voltage power line
EurekAlert, 23 hours ago
(Queensland University of Technology) More charged particles in urban environments come from motor vehicle emissions than anything else which makes living beside a busy road with lots of diesel-driven vehicles worse for your health than living under high voltage power lines.
100,000 People, 250 Biomarkers, and the Quest for Good Health
IEEE Spectrum, 23 hours ago
The 100K Wellness Project aims to meticulously monitor subjects for 25 years
Donuts, math, and superdense teleportation of quantum information
Spacecraft built from graphene could run on nothing but sunlight
NASA''s Next Mars Lander Begins Tests for 2016 Launch

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Aerospace

Nasa selects instruments for exploration of Jupiter''s moon, Europa
Aerospace Technology, 23 hours ago
Nasa has progressed its mission to Jupiter''s moon Europa with the selection of scientific instruments to study whether the icy moon is suitable for sustaining life.

Chemical and Material

James L. Kinsey, former chair of chemistry department, passes away at 80
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, January 23, 2015
James L. Kinsey, the former head of the Department of Chemistry at MIT and the D. R. Bullard-Welch Foundation Professor of Science Emeritus at Rice University, died unexpectedly on Dec. 20. He was 80. Kinsey was born in Paris, Texas, in 1934. He earned a BA from Rice in 1956 and continued ...
Clarifying The Clean Water Act's Reach
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, 23 hours ago
Effects of Substituted Alkyl Chain Length on Solution-Processable Layered Organic Semiconductor Crystals
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, May 27, 2015

Civil Engineering

Researchers Study How Destructive Factors Impact Painted Building Walls
AZoBuild.com - Building News, 23 hours ago
Scientist at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania, dr. Ruta Miniotaite has made series of investigations on how various destructive factors affect painted building walls. According to...
Pay and Diversity Gaps Challenge HR Managers to Boost Role
ENR - Construction, Building & Engineering News, 23 hours ago
Princeton''s School of Architecture Names Monica Ponce de Leon Dean
Architectural Record - News, 23 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

Development of a CTE Project: An IoT Electronic Thermometer, Part 2
Design News - Electronics & Test, 23 hours ago
Applicability of the Langmuir Equation of State for Asphaltene Adsorption at the Oil-Water Interface: Coal-Derived, Petroleum, and Synthetic Asphaltenes
Energy & Fuels, 23 hours ago
MCUs from Renesas simplify BLDC motor control designs
EE Times - Asia, 23 hours ago

Electronics

Rohm Buys Renesas Wafer Fab
CommsDesign, 23 hours ago
Rohm Co. Ltd. (Kyoto, Japan) has moved to acquire a 200mm wafer fab from Renesas Electronics Corp. for 450 million yen (about $3.7 million).
Rohm Buys Renesas Wafer Fab
Wireless Net DesignLine - News, 23 hours ago

General Engineering

Why Do Dead Whales Keep Washing Ashore in California?
MSNBC Science Headlines, 23 hours ago
Experts said Wednesday that the influx is probably caused by strong winds and a large whale population.
Watch: iPhones Can Be Crashed With One Specific Line of Characters and Symbols
ABC Technology Headlines, 23 hours ago
Flooding on the Arkansas River
Earth Observatory , 23 hours ago

Manufacturing

Moving forward with motors, drives and motion control
Control Design - News, 23 hours ago
In this State of Technology Report, we examine the current state of motors, drives and motion control.
Design Engineers Are at the Center of the Industrial Automation Sourcing Process
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, 23 hours ago
FCC Head Seeks To Narrow Digital Divide With New Proposals
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, 23 hours ago

Mechanical Engineering

Moving forward with motors, drives and motion control
Control Design - News, 23 hours ago
In this State of Technology Report, we examine the current state of motors, drives and motion control.
GE implements and releases new OPC-UA standard with launch of Global Discovery Server
Control Design - Industry News, 23 hours ago
GE implements and releases new OPC-UA standard with launch of Global Discovery Server
Control Design - New Products, 23 hours ago

Software

Siemens PLM Updates Solid Edge With ST8
Design News - Software & Hardware, May 27, 2015
Deploying wireless safely and securely
Control Global - Software & Integration, 23 hours ago
Sphere 3D Unveils SnapCLOUD for Hybrid Cloud NAS
InfoStor - Top News, May 27, 2015

Sustainable Engineering

The Spherical Sun Power Generator
Alternative Energy Technology, April 13, 2015
Energy Inventions | Future Technology | Solar PowerGerman Architect Andre Broessel believes he has a solution that can “squeeze more juice out of the sun”, even during the night hours and in low-light regions. His company Rawlemon has created a spherical sun power generator prototype cal...
This summer, skip the spray-on sunscreen
TreeHugger, 23 hours ago
The Era of Response
Energy Bulletin, 23 hours ago

Technology and Research

Nasa selects instruments for exploration of Jupiter''s moon, Europa
Aerospace Technology, 23 hours ago
Nasa has progressed its mission to Jupiter''s moon Europa with the selection of scientific instruments to study whether the icy moon is suitable for sustaining life.
A Global Project Is Making High-Tech Cities Less Hackable, From The Ground Up
Popular Science - Technology, 23 hours ago
Google, Under Attack, May Close China Site
BusinessWeek Online -- Technology, January 13, 2010

Transportation

Rohm Buys Renesas Wafer Fab
Automotive DesignLine - News, 23 hours ago
Rohm Co. Ltd. (Kyoto, Japan) has moved to acquire a 200mm wafer fab from Renesas Electronics Corp. for 450 million yen (about $3.7 million).