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Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 22 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, 22 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

Editor Picks

Aerospace

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Aerospace Technology, 21 hours ago
Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the latest and longest member in the Boeing 787 family of commercial aircraft, was officially launched at the 2013 Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, in June 2013.

Chemical and Material

Obama Vetoes Keystone Pipeline
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, 21 hours ago
Energy: Congress will attempt override move but likely lacks votes
One-two punch knocks out aggressive tumors
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, 21 hours ago
Novel Small Molecular Materials Based on Phenothiazine Core Unit for Efficient Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells and Perovskite Solar Cells
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, 21 hours ago

Civil Engineering

Energy use in buildings: Innovative, lower cost sensors and controls yield better energy efficiency
ScienceDaily: Civil Engineering News, 21 hours ago
Buildings are responsible for about 40 percent of the energy consumed in the United States. Studies indicate that advanced sensors and controls have the potential to reduce the energy consumption of buildings by 20-30 percent.
Walter Torous tapped as senior lecturer
MIT News - Architecture, 21 hours ago
Letter from Rochester: Attempting a Reboot
Architectural Record - News, 21 hours ago

Electrical Engineering

''Engineering Family Day'' Shows Kids Fun, Importance of Tech
Design News - Electronics & Test, 21 hours ago
Apple''s March 9 Event: Is It Time For The Apple Watch?
EE Times - News, 21 hours ago
Battery Fires Pose New Risks to Firefighters
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, 21 hours ago

Electronics

Apple''s March 9 Event: Is It Time For The Apple Watch?
Power Management DesignLine - News, 21 hours ago
Apple fans and non-fans alike are waiting to "watch" what happens. Let the speculation begin.
Radar Can''t Spot Mystery Drones over Paris
Programmable Logic DesignLine - News, 21 hours ago
More Top News
AdvancedImagingPro - Consumer Electronics News, 21 hours ago

General Engineering

This Is Why You''re Seeing #TheDress as White and Gold
MSNBC Science Headlines, 21 hours ago
The Internet broke on Thursday thanks to a dress that had defied the classification of color. Is it white and gold or is it black and blue?
Powering the Future of Automotive Innovation
Invention Machine Blog, 21 hours ago
Astronaut finds water in helmet after seven-hour spacewalk
CNN Technology, 21 hours ago

Manufacturing

''Engineering Family Day'' Shows Kids Fun, Importance of Tech
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, 21 hours ago
IoT Consortiums Announce Collaborative Agreement
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, 21 hours ago
How Much Programming Expertise Do We Need to Integrate Robots in our Machines?
Control Design - News, 21 hours ago

Mechanical Engineering

How Much Programming Expertise Do We Need to Integrate Robots in our Machines?
Control Design - News, 21 hours ago
Should cost and connection questions on robotics hinder our integration plans?
How Much Programming Expertise Do We Need to Integrate Robots in our Machines?
Control Design - Industry News, 21 hours ago
How Much Programming Expertise Do We Need to Integrate Robots in our Machines?
Control Design - Operator Interface, 21 hours ago

Software

''Engineering Family Day'' Shows Kids Fun, Importance of Tech
Design News - Software & Hardware, 21 hours ago
Siemens Brings Automation Education Event to Los Angeles
Control Global - Software & Integration, 21 hours ago
Top Ten Virtual Data Storage Tips
InfoStor - Top News, February 26, 2015

Sustainable Engineering

Corn fuels cars, cows and tomatoes in Ontario industrial ecosystem
International Society for Industrial Ecology, May 29, 2014
Greenfield Specialty Alcohols, formerly called Greenfield Ethanol is a first generation ethanol plant, a biorefinery that uses corn as a feedstock to produce 200,000 million litres of ethanol a year. Their production is split evenly between ethanol that is mixed with gasoline for vehicles and indust...
KFC Promotes Zero-Waste, Offers Coffee in Cookie Cups
The Green Optimistic, 21 hours ago
The Helix may be the world''s smallest, lightest folding bike (Video)
TreeHugger, 21 hours ago

Technology and Research

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Aerospace Technology, 21 hours ago
Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the latest and longest member in the Boeing 787 family of commercial aircraft, was officially launched at the 2013 Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, in June 2013.
Verizon: Who Needs the iPhone?
BusinessWeek Online -- Technology, 21 hours ago
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials
AP Top Science News, 21 hours ago

Transportation

Apple''s March 9 Event: Is It Time For The Apple Watch?
Automotive DesignLine - News, 21 hours ago
Apple fans and non-fans alike are waiting to "watch" what happens. Let the speculation begin.