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Mayors at Vatican seek 'bold climate agreement'

July 21, 2015 8:55 am | by Nicole Winfield, Associated Press | News | Comments

Dozens of environmentally friendly mayors from around the world demanded Tuesday that their national leaders take bold steps at the Paris climate talks this year, saying that may be the last chance to keep the warming of the Earth at levels safe for humanity...

NIST calculates high cost of hydrogen pipelines, shows how to reduce it

July 21, 2015 8:51 am | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has put firm numbers on the high costs of installing pipelines to transport hydrogen fuel--and also found a way to reduce those costs...

Fossil fuel emissions will complicate radiocarbon dating, warns scientist

July 21, 2015 8:07 am | by Imperial College London | News | Comments

Fossil fuel emissions could soon make it impossible for radiocarbon dating to distinguish new materials from artefacts that are hundreds of years old...


TiWiConnect Platform accelterates cloud connectivity for IoT products

July 21, 2015 2:23 am | by Ls Research Inc | Ls Research Inc | Product Releases | Comments

The TiWiConnect Internet of Things (IoT) Platform from LSR simplifies and accelerates the process of adding wireless/cloud connectivity and smartphone-controlled capabilities to IoT products...

Engineering Live: Connecting Wearables in a Global Marketplace

July 20, 2015 3:13 pm | by The ECN Editors | Videos | Comments

In this Engineering Live broadcast, panelists from around the globe will come together to discuss: New packaging techniques for low power devices, Potential power solutions and everything you need to know about wearables.


3400 MHz voltage controlled oscillator for fixed wireless access

July 20, 2015 2:42 pm | by Crystek Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Fort Myers, FL – July 16, 2015 – Crystek's CVCO55CC-3400-3400 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates at 3400 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.3 V~4.9 V. This VCO features a max. phase noise of -112 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and has excellent linearity. Output power is +7.0 dBm max. Engineered and manufactured in the USA, the model CVCO55CC-3400-3400 is packaged in the industry-standa...

Benchtop systems for IC temperature testing

July 20, 2015 2:16 pm | by inTEST Thermal Solutions | inTEST Thermal Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

The Temptronic® ThermoSpot® benchtop systems for temperature testing integrated circuits including high-Watt emitting devices. It consists of a highly responsive temperature forcing unit that feeds a thermal probe head through a flexible umbilical...

BAW diplexer serves B1 & B3 uplink

July 20, 2015 2:01 pm | by Rfmw Ltd | Rfmw Ltd | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a highly selective, LowDriftBAW diplexer created for use in Band 1 and Band 3 uplinks. The Qorvo TQQ1231 provides 60MHz of bandwidth centered at 1950MHz and 75MHz of bandwidth centered at 1747.5MHz...


$3.78 million Department of Defense grant supports SMU STEM program for minority students

July 20, 2015 1:57 pm | by Southern Methodist University | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded the STEMPREP Project at Southern Methodist University a $3.78 million grant to support its goal of increasing the number of minorities in STEM fields...


Perovskite solar technology shows quick energy returns

July 20, 2015 1:53 pm | by Northwestern University | News | Comments

Solar panels are an investment -- not only in terms of money, but also energy. It takes energy to mine, process and purify raw materials, and then to manufacture and install the final product...


Explosion proof string lights for hazardous locations

July 20, 2015 1:30 pm | by Larson Electronics LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics reveals their Class 1 Division 1 explosion proof string lights with a portable power transformer, which inverts high voltage input to low voltage output for powering the hand lamps. The EPL-SL-8X75-220V-12V-TXF explosion proof string light set from Larson Electronics contains a total of eight work lights that are equipped with aluminum hooks an...

Property of non-stick pans improves solar cell efficiency

July 20, 2015 11:59 am | by University of Nebraska-Lincoln | News | Comments

The same quality that buffers a raincoat against downpours or a pan against sticky foods can also boost the performance of solar cells, according to a new study from UNL engineers...


Spintronics just got faster

July 20, 2015 11:54 am | by Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne | News | Comments

In a tremendous boost for spintronic technologies, EPFL scientists have shown that electrons can jump through spins much faster than previously thought...


Scientists develop method that creates nanowires with new useful properties

July 20, 2015 11:46 am | by Harvard University | News | Comments

Harvard scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind method of creating a class of nanowires that one day could have applications in areas ranging from consumer electronics to solar panels...


Scientists say comet lander may have shifted position

July 20, 2015 11:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Scientists say the Philae spacecraft that landed on a comet last year may have shifted its position, making it harder to communicate with the probe...



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