Today's Headlines

Trash to Treasure: Turning Steel-mill Waste into Bricks
Eurekalert!, 13 hours ago
Scientists are reporting development and successful testing of a promising new way of using a troublesome byproduct of the global steel industry as raw materials for bricks that can be used in construction projects. Their study appears in ACS'' Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research.
Australian Built Hoverbike Prepares for Takeoff
Gizmag, 13 hours ago
Adventurous motorcyclists might be familiar with the thrill of getting airborne at the top of a rise, but the Hoverbike is set to take catching some air to a whole new level. With a 1170 cc 4-stroke engine delivering 80 kW driving two ducted propellers, the inventor of the Hoverbike, Chris Malloy, s...
This Hot Chip Shrinks Management Of An Entire Electrical Grid Into Just Four Millimeters
Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
Student-designed Device Could Make Dialysis Safer and Easier

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Aerospace

Bluefin-21 AUV's first mission in hunt for MH370 is unsuccessful
Aerospace Technology, 12 hours ago
Autonomous underwater vehicle Bluefin-21, deployed in the southern Indian Ocean, has completed its first mission in the search for flight MH370 without success.

Chemical and Material

Perylene-Diimide Based Non-Fullerene Solar Cells with 4.34% Efficiency through Engineering Surface Donor/Acceptor Compositions
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, 12 hours ago
Chemistry of MaterialsDOI: 10.1021/cm5006339
Manganese Dioxide Nanoparticles Increase Tumor Vulnerability To Radiation Therapy
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, 12 hours ago
William Tisdale receives 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, March 26, 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, 12 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.
Imaginary Beings: Mythologies of the Not Yet
MIT News - Architecture, 12 hours ago
MIT group releases re-shoring report
MIT News - Civil & Environmental Engineering, 12 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

Industry 4.0 Is Really IIoT
Design News - Electronics & Test, 12 hours ago
The Future of Software Patents
EE Times - News, 12 hours ago
Biochar from Slow Pyrolysis of Two-Phase Olive Mill Waste: Effect of Pressure and Peak Temperature on its Potential Stability
Energy & Fuels, 12 hours ago

Electronics

PernixData FVP Clusters Server Flash To Add Performance In Virtualized Environments
CRN - Breaking News, August 06, 2013
With PernixData FVP software, multiple servers'' flash and SSDs can be clustered to form a high-performance storage tier supporting virtualized environments without the need for changing customers'' hardware.
The Future of Software Patents
Video/Imaging DesignLine - News, 12 hours ago
More Top News
AdvancedImagingPro - Law Enforcement & Security News, 12 hours ago

General Engineering

Moon-Day! Skywatchers Catch a ''Blood Moon'' Eclipse and Mars
MSNBC Science Headlines, 12 hours ago
The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years turned the moon into a cosmic red ball early Tuesday -and there''s still more to come.Total lunar eclipses occur when Earth is positioned precisely between the sun and the full moon.
Solar-induced hybrid fuel cell produces electricity directly from biomass
Science Daily, February 19, 2014
New posts in the Notes from the Field blog - Sampling the Global Ocean and a Note on Ocean...
Earth Observatory , 12 hours ago

Manufacturing

Painless Project Rollouts for Machine Builders and Installers
Control Design - News, 12 hours ago
The Main Defense Against a Disastrous Installation is Testing Before Machinery is Released for Shipment. But an Army of People Will Be Yelling for Short Cuts
Industry 4.0 Is Really IIoT
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, 12 hours ago
Are Smartphones The Future Of Thermal Imaging?
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, 12 hours ago

Mechanical Engineering

Painless Project Rollouts for Machine Builders and Installers
Control Design - News, 12 hours ago
The Main Defense Against a Disastrous Installation is Testing Before Machinery is Released for Shipment. But an Army of People Will Be Yelling for Short Cuts
Painless Project Rollouts for Machine Builders and Installers
Control Design - Industry News, 12 hours ago
Composite materials in automotive engineering
Think Engineering, 12 hours ago

Software

Industry 4.0 Is Really IIoT
Design News - Software & Hardware, 12 hours ago
C++ Q&A: ATL Virtual Functions and vtables
MSDN Magazine, 11 hours ago
Energy Insight -- Removing the Guesswork from Process Efficiency
Control Global - Software & Integration, 12 hours ago

Sustainable Engineering

Google Buys Solar-Powered Drone Company Titan Aerospace, Beats Facebook
The Green Optimistic, 12 hours ago
Just a month after Facebook announced their plans to buy Titan Aerospace, the company, which designs?solar-powered drones, and supply unlimited wireless internet network even at the most remote areas of the world, the tech giant Google jumped in first and bought it instead. Although the future plans...
Kashagan - Back to the drawing board?
Energy Bulletin, 12 hours ago
The view from China: although the horizon cannot be seen, smog control action must be on it
TreeHugger, 12 hours ago

Technology and Research

Bluefin-21 AUV's first mission in hunt for MH370 is unsuccessful
Aerospace Technology, 12 hours ago
Autonomous underwater vehicle Bluefin-21, deployed in the southern Indian Ocean, has completed its first mission in the search for flight MH370 without success.
Fast smartphone charge technology based on biological semiconductors
The Engineer, 12 hours ago
Twitter buys data analytics partner Gnip
AP Top Technology News, 12 hours ago

Transportation

The Future of Software Patents
Automotive DesignLine - News, 12 hours ago
With Apple and Samsung reprising their patent fights and the Supreme Court planning on hearing Alice v. CLS Bank, do you think software patents are useful or a hindrance to the electronics industry?
No Texting While the Recipient Is Driving?
Government Technology - Transportation and Infrastructure, August 30, 2013