Today's Headlines

Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 8 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, 8 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

Garmin International unveils enhancements to GTN touchscreen avionics
Aerospace Technology, July 24, 2014
Garmin International has announced new enhancements and features for its GTN touchscreen avionics.

Chemical and Material

Rational Design and Synthesis of Porous Polymer Networks: Toward High Surface Area
ACS - Chemistry of Materials, July 25, 2014
Chemistry of MaterialsDOI: 10.1021/cm501922h
U.K. Cabinet Reshuffle Splits Science Roles
ACS - Chemical & Engineering News, July 25, 2014
William Tisdale receives 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award
MIT News - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, March 26, 2014

Civil Engineering

EFI to Install 1,500 PV Systems with Enphase System for AST Groupe's Residential Project
AZoBuild.com - Building News, July 25, 2014
Enphase Energy, Inc. today announced that Energy France Installation (EFI), a solar installer based in the Rhone-Alps Region that specializes in photovoltaic installations for residential and small...
UK Contractors Balfour Beatty and Carillion Are in Merger Talks
ENR - Construction, Building & Engineering News, July 25, 2014
Monitoring the rise and fall of the microbiome
MIT News - Civil & Environmental Engineering, July 24, 2014

Electrical Engineering

Video: Voice-Command System Rivals Siri
Design News - Electronics & Test, July 25, 2014
Moth Eyes Inspire Different Solar Cell
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, July 25, 2014
Freescale, with Solid Q2 Growth, Milks Auto IC Boom
EE Times - News, July 25, 2014

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.
Freescale, with Solid Q2 Growth, Milks Auto IC Boom
Video/Imaging DesignLine - News, July 25, 2014
Freescale, with Solid Q2 Growth, Milks Auto IC Boom
Automotive DesignLine - News, July 25, 2014

General Engineering

Deadly Fungus Spreads in Everglades, Killing Trees
MSNBC Science Headlines, July 25, 2014
A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts haven''t found a way to stop the blight.
Solar-induced hybrid fuel cell produces electricity directly from biomass
Science Daily, February 19, 2014
Diamonds in the Sub-Arctic Rough
Earth Observatory , July 25, 2014

Manufacturing

15 Great Robots of 1980s Film & TV
Design News - Motion Control & Automation, July 25, 2014
Waterproof Coating Improves Performance, Reduces Life-Cycle Costs
Manufacturing.net - Headline News, July 25, 2014
Interface Interference in the Machine Operating World
Control Design - News, July 21, 2014

Mechanical Engineering

3D Printing - Helping Shape the Future of Innovation
Control Design - Industry News, July 25, 2014
MakerBot and?Florida Polytechnic team to bring 3D printing technology to STEM students and faculty.?
Interface Interference in the Machine Operating World
Control Design - News, July 21, 2014
3D Printing - Helping Shape the Future of Innovation
Control Design - Machine Safety, July 25, 2014

Software

Video: Voice-Command System Rivals Siri
Design News - Software & Hardware, July 25, 2014
Intel Targets Security-Conscious Businesses with Pro 2500 SSDs
InfoStor - Top News, July 24, 2014
New President Appointed to Rittal Corp.
Control Global - Software & Integration, July 24, 2014

Sustainable Engineering

5 ways to assess how green that chemical is - by Mikhail Davis
International Society for Industrial Ecology, May 29, 2014
Interesting read about greening of chemicals by Mikhail Davis from Interface.  Find out more: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2013/09/20/how-green-chemical-5-ways-assess We get an awkward question from customers from time to time: "Is it true that Interface puts a pesticide in their...
Fuel Cell Vehicle Myth Three - Hydrogen Fuel is Expensive
The Green Optimistic, July 25, 2014
Divest! - Then What?
Energy Bulletin, July 25, 2014

Technology and Research

Garmin International unveils enhancements to GTN touchscreen avionics
Aerospace Technology, July 24, 2014
Garmin International has announced new enhancements and features for its GTN touchscreen avionics.
Amazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle
AP Top Technology News, July 25, 2014
The Week In Drones: No-Fly Maps, Protecting Future Japan, And More
Popular Science - Technology, July 25, 2014

Transportation

Freescale, with Solid Q2 Growth, Milks Auto IC Boom
Automotive DesignLine - News, July 25, 2014
Revenues of Freescale?s five key product groups grew across the board by double digits during the first half of 2014. Freescale?s CEO said, ?We are growing our business at twice the speed of the market.?
No Texting While the Recipient Is Driving?
Government Technology - Transportation and Infrastructure, August 30, 2013