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Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 10 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, 10 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

Arianespace completes initial assembly of Ariane 5 for July mission
Aerospace Technology, 9 hours ago
Arianespace has completed the initial build-up of Ariane 5 at the spaceport in French Guiana in preparation for lift-off during July.

Chemical and Material

Correction to Coupling of Crystal Structure and Magnetism in the Layered, Ferromagnetic Insulator CrI3
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, 9 hours ago
Chemistry of MaterialsDOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b01781
One-two punch knocks out aggressive tumors
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, 9 hours ago
Industry Cheers Passage Of House Bill To Make Permanent R&D Tax Credit
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, 9 hours ago

Civil Engineering

Letter from Rochester: Attempting a Reboot
Architectural Record - News, 9 hours ago
Sibley''s, Rochester, New York, The Architectural TeamThe renovation and adaptive reuse of a historic department store building is just one of many projects that are a collective attempt to revitalize the upstate New York city.
Inventing the city of the future
MIT News - Architecture, 9 hours ago
The `Great Rent Wars' of New York
MIT News - Urban Studies and Planning, 9 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

Chinese Researchers Prototype 1,800 MPH Train
Design News - Electronics & Test, 9 hours ago
Support of Audio Distribution Cables
Electrical Construction & Maintenance, 9 hours ago
Physical and Chemical Analysis of Alcohol-to-Jet (ATJ) Fuel and Development of Surrogate Fuel Mixtures
Energy & Fuels, 9 hours ago

Electronics

Random Roads Less Travelled
Physical Review Focus - Recent, 9 hours ago
A uniform city street plan may produce heavy traffic everywhere, whereas a random network of road connections leaves some roads open, according to a mathematical model. Image: A. Chesseron & I. Neri/Univ. of Montpellier 2
Robot Revolution Initiative Launches in Japan
Wireless Net DesignLine - News, 9 hours ago
Robot Revolution Initiative Launches in Japan
EE Times - Semi News, 9 hours ago

General Engineering

SeaWorld Rescuers Clean Oiled Sea Lion
MSNBC Science Headlines, 9 hours ago
Members of SeaWorld San Diego''s rescue team work to clean off an oiled sea lion from the Santa Barbara oil spill.
Powering the Future of Automotive Innovation
Invention Machine Blog, 9 hours ago
New posts in the Notes from the Field blog - Q&A: Life in the Field with SMAPEx-4
Earth Observatory , 9 hours ago

Manufacturing

Chinese Researchers Prototype 1,800 MPH Train
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, 9 hours ago
Where Will 3D Technology Take Us Next?
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, 9 hours ago
What is the danger of taking M2M communications to the Internet of Things?
Control Design - News, May 19, 2015

Mechanical Engineering

B&R Industrial Automation Master modules for digital communication
Control Design - Industry News, May 21, 2015
The X20DS438A with IP20 protection and the X67DS438A with IP67 protection for use outside the control cabinet each use IO-Link 1.1 to communicate digitally with four intelligent field devices
What is the danger of taking M2M communications to the Internet of Things?
Control Design - News, May 19, 2015
Electropneumatic Valves: A Better Option for Motion Control
Machine Design - Motion Control & Mechatronics, 9 hours ago

Software

Chinese Researchers Prototype 1,800 MPH Train
Design News - Software & Hardware, 9 hours ago
ISA valve actuator draft standard ready for review
Control Global - Software & Integration, 9 hours ago
CAD Apps, For When You're Mobile
Machine Design - CAD / CAM / CAE / FEA, May 21, 2015

Sustainable Engineering

Infinyte I4: A Purely Electric Catamaran Cruiser
Alternative Energy Technology, 9 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...
Eyes not required: The octopus can "see" light with its skin, scientists discover
TreeHugger, 9 hours ago
California State of Emergency: Up To 105,000 Gallons of Oil Spill in Santa Barbara from Plains All American Pipeline
Energy Bulletin, 9 hours ago

Technology and Research

Arianespace completes initial assembly of Ariane 5 for July mission
Aerospace Technology, 9 hours ago
Arianespace has completed the initial build-up of Ariane 5 at the spaceport in French Guiana in preparation for lift-off during July.
Guilty As Charged, Plead All TAVR Makers
DeviceTalk, 9 hours ago
French court rejects Uber''s challenge to legal restrictions
AP Top Technology News, 9 hours ago

Transportation

Robot Revolution Initiative Launches in Japan
Automotive DesignLine - News, 9 hours ago
Seeking to lead the "robot revolution," Japan has initiated development of a five-year plan to dramatically expand the role of robots in industry and society.