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Navy going big on 3D printing next year

July 2, 2015 9:26 am | by Bryant Jordan, Defense Tech | News | Comments

The Office of Naval Research will meet with 200 industry reps later this month in advance of the Navy’s deep dive into additive manufacturing — aka 3D printing...

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Army researcher invents new ways for intelligence analysts to visualize, interact with information

July 2, 2015 9:17 am | by Joyce M. Conant, ARL Public Affairs | News | Comments

Army researchers are improving how computers manage a myriad of images, which will help analysts across the DOD intelligence community...

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Board can use commercial, industrial or automotive graded Artix-7 FPGAs

July 2, 2015 9:15 am | by Sundance Multiprocessor Technology Ltd | Sundance Multiprocessor Technology, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

The EMC2-7A100 can use commercial, industrial or automotive graded Artix-7 FPGAs and is complimented with 1Gbyte of DDR3 local storage, 32Mbytes of Flash memory for storage/configurations and has 68x free differential I/O pins which are routed to a VITA57.1 FMC-LPC...

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Ultra-stable JILA microscopy technique tracks tiny objects for hours

July 2, 2015 9:14 am | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

JILA researchers have designed a microscope instrument so stable that it can accurately measure the 3D movement of individual molecules over many hours--hundreds of times longer than the current limit measured in seconds...

Implantable 'artificial pancreas' could help diabetes patients control their blood sugar

July 2, 2015 9:11 am | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

Living with Type 1 diabetes requires constant monitoring of blood sugar levels and injecting insulin daily. Now scientists are reporting...

Effective conversion of methane by a new copper zeolite

July 2, 2015 9:10 am | News | Comments

A new bio-inspired zeolite catalyst, developed by an international team with researchers from Technische Universität München (TUM), Eindhoven University of Technology and University of Amsterdam, might pave the way to ...

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Rocket Lab to build orbital launch site in New Zealand

July 2, 2015 9:10 am | by Rocket Lab | News | Comments

Rocket Lab has unveiled plans to build an orbital launch site on Kaitorete Spit in the Canterbury region of South Island, New Zealand...

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Study: Targeted LEDs could provide efficient lighting for plants grown in space

July 2, 2015 9:08 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

A Purdue University study shows that targeting plants with red and blue LEDs provides energy-efficient lighting in contained environments, a finding that could advance the development of crop-growth modules for space exploration....

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US Navy’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye moves closer to aerial refuelling

July 2, 2015 9:05 am | by US Navy | News | Comments

The US Navy has successfully conducted a critical design review of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye's aerial refuelling (AR) capability, taking a major step towards the aerial refuelling of the aircraft...

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Taiwan pilot in February TransAsia crash described as hasty

July 2, 2015 9:04 am | by RALPH JENNINGS, The Associated Press | News | Comments

A pilot described by colleagues as nervous and hasty mistakenly throttled down a still-running engine following a glitch with the other engine in an airline crash that killed 43 people in Taiwan in February, flight safety officials said Thursday...

Survey: US political and generation gaps on science issues

July 2, 2015 9:01 am | by SETH BORENSTEIN, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Age divides Americans on science issues just as much as political ideology, a new analysis of recent polling shows. There are dramatic generation gaps in opinions on...

It's the pits: Comet appears to have sinkholes, study says

July 2, 2015 8:58 am | by By MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

Comets are basically dirty snowballs, but it turns out they can have a very Earth-like feature: sinkholes.

Robot kills man at Volkswagen plant in Germany

July 2, 2015 8:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany, the automaker said Wednesday.

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Full conference program announced for 2015 R&D 100 Awards & Technology Conference

July 2, 2015 8:54 am | News | Comments

Advantage Business Media’s R&D Magazine, sponsor of the R&D 100 Awards, today announced the full conference agenda for the R&D 100 Technology Conference to be held November 12-13, 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Securing medical devices, solving the challenge of the weakest link

July 1, 2015 4:18 pm | by Alan Grau, President and Co-Founder, Icon Labs | Articles | Comments

Despite the fact that patient privacy and data security has been a top priority for the medical industry since the passage of the HIPPA data privacy act in 1996, hackers continue to find ways to infiltrate hospital networks and steal patient data...

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