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Why the birth of PCs led to fewer women in STEM

May 26, 2015 9:26 am | by Muriel Kolker, MHS Engineering Teacher and Mechnical Engineer | Blogs | Comments

We are the product of our environment. Although it may account for the low numbers of girls and minorities in STEM careers...

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Smart-mortar will help Soldiers more effectively hit targets

May 26, 2015 9:24 am | by Army News Service | News | Comments

The Army hopes the 120mm Guided Enhanced Fragmentation Mortar further improves Soldiers’ ability to...

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US Army outfits first vehicles with electronic stability control

May 26, 2015 9:20 am | by Army News Service | News | Comments

Soldiers laud the ballistic protection Mine Resistant Ambush Protected, or MRAP, vehicles that provide them against underbody threats, but now a brand-new MRAP feature...

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New tech keeps your smart phone charged for 30 percent longer

May 26, 2015 9:17 am | by Ohio State University | News | Comments

New technology developed at The Ohio State University makes cell phone batteries last up to 30 percent longer on a single charge....

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One step closer to a single-molecule device

May 26, 2015 9:13 am | by Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science | News | Comments

Under the direction of Latha Venkataraman, associate professor of applied physics at Columbia Engineering, researchers have designed a new technique to create a single-molecule diode...

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Why you should pursue a STEM career in agriculture

May 26, 2015 9:10 am | by Jamie Wisniewski, Associate Editor, @JamieECNmag | Blogs | Comments

Try explaining STEM to students and you probably get blank stares, eye rolls or even yawns. Sure, you can spell out the acronym (science, technology, engineering, math) but that doesn’t make it any more exciting...

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Engineering phase changes in nanoparticle arrays

May 26, 2015 9:07 am | by DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have just taken a big step toward the goal of engineering dynamic nanomaterials...

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Can kids learn by teaching robots? Maybe.

May 26, 2015 8:56 am | by Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief, WDD, @JMooneyWDD | Blogs | Comments

For decades, studies have shown that children learn better when asked to teach another student. In the past, I was a tutor for elementary-grade students and if they were almost understanding a matter, but just not quite getting it, I'd ask them to explain it to me.

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Be “smart” about security: Protecting your smart grid network

May 22, 2015 11:57 am | by Altaf Hussain, Business Development Manager, Digital Networking at Freescale | Articles | Comments

The systems that control electric power generation and distribution are ones we rarely see, but are crucial to much of our day-to-day lives...

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New computational technique advances color 3D printing process

May 22, 2015 11:34 am | by Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science | News | Comments

Researchers at Zhejiang University in China have developed a technique that enables hydrographic printing...

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This Slinky lookalike helps us see tiny objects

May 22, 2015 11:27 am | by University at Buffalo | News | Comments

It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion. Yet this photonics advancement...

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Small electronic enclosures offer rounded edges

May 22, 2015 11:21 am | Teko Enclosures Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

TEKO has launched REMO-TEK small electronic enclosures – a fresh new design with rounded edges for superior ergonomics.

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Connector offers enhanced Gigabit Ethernet option

May 22, 2015 11:17 am | Erni Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

ERNI Electronics, Inc. continues to expand its M12 connector product offerings. Recent additions to this popular form factor include an enhanced Gigabit Ethernet connector that facilitates 10GbE applications.

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Device contains MIL-STD-1553 protocol logic

May 22, 2015 11:13 am | Holt Integrated Circuits | Product Releases | Comments

Holt Integrated Circuits announced a low profile MIL-STD-1553 fully integrated terminal solution. The device, HI-2130, contains MIL-STD-1553 protocol logic, dual transceivers and dual transformers in a low profile compact package.

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Impeller/blower provides high airflow of 1900 CFM

May 22, 2015 11:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Orion Fans has launched a 400 mm motorized impeller/blower that provides a high airflow of 1900 CFM. The OAB400 Series motorized impeller also offers a superior maximum static pressure value of 5.4” H20.

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