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US Army center renovates US Navy bombs

July 24, 2015 10:44 am | by U.S. Army | News | Comments

Crane Army Ammunition Activity, or CAAA, is supporting U.S. and coalition warfighters conducting airstrikes in Operation Inherent Resolve, the effort to eliminate threats posed by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, and other terrorist groups in the region of Iraq and Syria, by being the primary facility for renovating the Navy's general purpose aircraft bomb inventory...

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Changing the color of light

July 24, 2015 10:41 am | by University of Delaware | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of Delaware have received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to explore a new idea that could improve solar cells, medical imaging and even cancer treatments. Simply put, they want to change the color of light...

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Delta IV rocket launches WGS-7 satellite

July 24, 2015 10:35 am | by United Launch Alliance | News | Comments

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) communications satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 8:07 p.m. EDT today from Space Launch Complex-37...

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NASA's space launch system design 'right on track' for journey to Mars

July 24, 2015 10:17 am | by NASA | News | Comments

You know the feeling of pride and achievement when you've worked really hard on a term paper, and finally turn it in? That's how the critical design review team for NASA's Space Launch System is feeling this week as the program completed its review...

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Deepsea challenger sub damaged in truck fire

July 24, 2015 10:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The submarine that visited the deepest spot in the world's oceans has been scorched when a truck transporting the vessel caught fire on a Connecticut highway...

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Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system

July 24, 2015 10:08 am | by Marcia Dunn, Ap Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

Scientists have identified a "close cousin" to Earth that's orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life...

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Insights into catalytic converters

July 24, 2015 10:05 am | by Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) | News | Comments

Modern catalytic converters for the treatment of exhaust gases in vehicles with a combustion engine have largely contributed to reducing of pollutant emissions...

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Tiny mechanical wrist gives new dexterity to needlescopic surgery

July 24, 2015 9:25 am | by VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY | News | Comments

With the flick of a tiny mechanical wrist, a team of engineers and doctors at Vanderbilt University's Medical Engineering and Discovery Laboratory hope to give needlescopic surgery a whole new degree of dexterity...

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Ex-UN climate panel head accused of stalking loses India job

July 24, 2015 9:15 am | by NIRMALA GEORGE, Associated Press | News | Comments

The former chairman of the U.N. climate panel has been removed from his job as head of a top energy institute in India following allegations of sexual harassment....

Trade deals wipes out tariffs on more than 200 tech products

July 24, 2015 9:11 am | by PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics Reporter | News | Comments

Dozens of countries have agreed to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products — from advanced computer chips to GPS devices, printer cartridges and video-game consoles....

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YouTube makes virtual reality push with 360-degree 3-D

July 24, 2015 9:10 am | by By RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

YouTube says it's making a further push into virtual reality, promising to add 3-D support for videos that play back in its 360-degree format...

Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?

July 24, 2015 9:08 am | by Anne Flaherty, Associated Press | News | Comments

Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials....

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People are still volunteering to die on Mars

July 24, 2015 8:21 am | by Kasey Panetta, Editor, @kcpanetta | Blogs | Comments

Even though their plan to get to Mars by 2020 (or 2024 depending on which part of the website you're reading) has been roundly dismissed by the scientific and space communities, Mars One is still going strong. Well, at least that's the story they're pitching...

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What's in your way?

July 23, 2015 6:10 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Blogs | Comments

If you're attempting to cross the median of a busy four-lane highway, it's entirely possible that there's a Jersey Barrier in your way. In that particular setting, having something sturdy blocking your way is probably a good thing. On the...

PC/104 OneBank board with Zynq Z7015

July 23, 2015 3:59 pm | by Sundance Multiprocessor Technology, Ltd. | Sundance Multiprocessor Technology, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

The EMC²-Z7015 is a PCIe/104 OneBank™ SBC with a Xilinx Zynq SoC, Artix-7 FPGA fabric and a VITA57.1 FMC™ LPC I/O board. The main processing power of the EMC²-Z7015 is a Dual Core ARM9 and combined with traditional FPGA fabrics/gates + High-Speed I/O interfaces, like USB2.0, HDMI, 1Gb Ethernet and SATA and provide an total solution for any Embedded Application. The PCIe/104 OneBank™ design e...

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