Today's Headlines

Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 50 minutes 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, 50 minutes 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

Gulfstream Aerospace selects Esterline`s flight deck solutions for G500 and G600 aircraft
Aerospace Technology, 23 hours ago
Gulfstream Aerospace has selected Esterline to provide its flight deck solutions for the recently launched G500 and G600 business jets.

Chemical and Material

Atomic Layer Deposition of Aluminum Phosphate Based on the Plasma Polymerization of Trimethyl Phosphate
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, 23 hours ago
Chemistry of MaterialsDOI: 10.1021/cm503587w
Department of Chemical Engineering establishes new professorship
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, October 15, 2014
Arrays Aid Scale-Up Of Drug-Candidate Syntheses
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, 23 hours ago

Civil Engineering

Lower Manhattan''s New Front Door
Architectural Record - News, November 13, 2014
Nearly a decade after the first construction contracts were awarded, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), the operator of New York City's subways, declared the Fulton Center subway station officially open as of November 10.
Smoot lighting to set the mood on Harvard Bridge
MIT News - Architecture, October 28, 2014
Simchi-Levi and colleagues win INFORMS Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice
MIT News - Civil & Environmental Engineering, November 19, 2014

Electrical Engineering

Celebrity Engineer Teams With Mouser on Webisodes
Design News - Electronics & Test, 23 hours ago
Lighting system
Electrical Construction & Maintenance, 23 hours ago
Does Uber Make Cities More Energy Efficient?
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, 23 hours ago

Electronics

LEDs Go Color-Temperature & Tunable
Green SupplyLine - News, 23 hours ago
The LED manufacturer Everlight introduced what it calls the world''s first color-temperature tunable LEDs in a simple chip on board package.
LEDs Go Color-Temperature & Tunable
Video/Imaging DesignLine - News, 23 hours ago

General Engineering

''Star-Gazing'' Shrimp Discovered in South Africa
MSNBC Science Headlines, 23 hours ago
A shrimp equipped with large, candy-striped eyes to ward off predators has been discovered in South African waters, the University of Cape Town said.
Solar-induced hybrid fuel cell produces electricity directly from biomass
Science Daily, February 19, 2014
Unlock Corporate Knowledge to Avoid Repeating Past Mistakes
Invention Machine Blog, June 16, 2014

Manufacturing

Can Low Oil Prices Be Good For The Environment?
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, 23 hours ago
Deepwater drilling rigs are sitting idle. Fracking plans are being scaled back. Enormous new projects to squeeze oil out of the tar sands of Canada are being shelved.Maybe low oil prices aren''t so bad for the environment after all.The global price of oil has plummeted 31 percent in just five months...
We Want to Send You to Italy
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, 23 hours ago
Better Control of Access to HMI Screens
Control Design - News, November 15, 2014

Mechanical Engineering

The path from data to wisdom
Control Design - Industry News, November 18, 2014
Rockwell Automation CEO explains the Connected Enterprise and how domain expertise and context affect business decisions
Better Control of Access to HMI Screens
Control Design - News, November 15, 2014

Software

What Reality Will You Make?
Design News - Software & Hardware, 23 hours ago
Don''t Get Me Started: Next Flight Out
MSDN Magazine, November 04, 2014
Bevcorp, Corning Environmental Technologies Recognized as Safety Leaders
Control Global - Software & Integration, 23 hours ago

Sustainable Engineering

Financial returns in e-waste!
International Society for Industrial Ecology, May 29, 2014
http://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/16/finding-rewards-financial-and-spiritual-in-e-waste/?_php=true&_type=blogs&emc=eta1&_r=0
Grade 9 blogger takes on Big Sugar at a school presentation
TreeHugger, 23 hours ago
Did Tesla Overhype Its Autonomous Drive Features?
Alternative Energy Technology, 23 hours ago

Technology and Research

Gulfstream Aerospace selects Esterline`s flight deck solutions for G500 and G600 aircraft
Aerospace Technology, 23 hours ago
Gulfstream Aerospace has selected Esterline to provide its flight deck solutions for the recently launched G500 and G600 business jets.
Defense-Update 2014 Reader Survey
Defense Update, 23 hours ago
Enhanced ultrasound penetrates bone and metal
The Engineer, 23 hours ago

Transportation

LEDs Go Color-Temperature & Tunable
Automotive DesignLine - News, 23 hours ago
The LED manufacturer Everlight introduced what it calls the world''s first color-temperature tunable LEDs in a simple chip on board package.