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Italian Air Force to acquire six HammerHead MALE UAVs
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Verizon: Who Needs the iPhone?
To stay ahead of AT&T and Apple, Verizon is placing a big bet on Android smartphones and other new gadgets
The design, development, and evaluation of a prototypic, prosthetic venous valve
Background: Chronic venous insufficiency is a serious disease for which there is no clearly successful surgical treatment. Availability of a proven prosthetic vein valve could provide such an option by reducing venous reflux while permitting normal antegrade flow. Methods: A new prosthetic vein valv...
Dexcom Becomes Profitable for the First Time
Newswire: 26 February 2015 - Media Advisory: Press briefing on the Large Hadron Collider re-start
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is ready to start up for its second three-year run. The 27km LHC is the largest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world operating at a temperature of -217 degrees Centigrade and powered to a current of 11,000 amps. Run 2 of the LHC follows a two-year techn...
NASA, Amazon Launch Earth Data Repository
NASA has uploaded terabytes of earth-science satellite data to Amazon Web Services, with more to come to aid researchers and developers.
Airbus plans to raise A320 aircraft production to 50 a month by 2017
Airbus is reportedly planning to increase production of its narrow-body twin-engine A320 aircraft to 50 a month within two years from the current rate of 42.
Unified frame of reference improves inter-subject variability of seismocardiograms
Background: Seismocardiography is the noninvasive measurement of cardiac vibrations transmitted to the chest wall by the heart during its movement. While most applications for seismocardiography are based on unidirectional acceleration measurement, several studies have highlighted the importance of ...
Crashing the third-party - Why mixed-vendor BEMS will leave you with an uncontrollable hangover
There may be short term cost benefits to using a hybrid BEMS plant, but the long term costs may leave you wishing you''d initially opted for a single vendor''s solution.