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New lab can create hurricane conditions on demand

May 29, 2015 8:58 am | by Jennifer Kay, Associated Press | News | Comments

Researchers trying to figure out what makes some hurricanes strengthen into catastrophic monsters have a new lab that allows them to generate tropical storm conditions with the flip of a switch...

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Memory modules allow easy maximization of Atom memory performance

May 29, 2015 4:14 am | by Innodisk | Product Releases | Comments

Innodisk announces high capacity 16GB DDR3 Memory modules for Intel Atom Avoton and Rangeley based servers with speeds up to 1600MHz, making Innodisk the first on the market with a 16GB DDR3 ECC UDIMM module capable of 1600MHz...

Amateurs locate Air Force's super-secret space plane (again)

May 28, 2015 4:48 pm | by Kasey Panetta, Editor, @kcpanetta | Blogs | Comments

The U.S. Air Force's super secret, super cool, super stealth spy satellite has been spotted by not so secret amateur satellite trackers...

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Brass fasteners exhibit greater corrosion resistance and higher conductivity than steel counterparts

May 28, 2015 3:35 pm | Product Releases | Comments

New PEM® ReelFast® brass surface mount fasteners from PennEngineering® introduce ideal hardware solutions for printed circuit board applications requiring superior electrical and mechanical attachment points...

Airbus develops new multirole jammer for military platforms

May 28, 2015 2:30 pm | by Airbus Defence and Space | News | Comments

Airbus Defence and Space has developed a new system that can protect military vehicles against radio-controlled improvised explosive devices...

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Watch a robotic cockroach launch a robotic bird off of its back

May 28, 2015 1:55 pm | by Jamie Wisniewski, Associate Editor, @JamieECNmag | Blogs | Comments

2 robots are better than 1, especially when they work as a team...

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High current power inductors enhance electronic system reliability

May 28, 2015 1:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Eaton announced the launch of its automotive grade Coiltronics® HCMA Series of high current power inductors to meet and exceed the Automotive Electronics Council’s...

Saving the environment with lower voltage mobile terminals

May 28, 2015 11:57 am | by Rick Wietfeldt, Chairman of the MIPI Alliance Technical Steering Group, Senior Director, Technology at Qualcomm, and EAB board member | Articles | Comments

The mobile industry is poised to lower the operating voltages for the control/data interfaces that interconnect low-speed...

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A pocket-sized science lab

May 28, 2015 11:25 am | by TI E2E Blog | Blogs | Comments

Clifton Roozeboom watches the organized chaos before him – dozens of middle school students performing somersaults, cartwheels and ballerina-like spins. At first glance, it appears to be nothing more than a group of excitable teenagers...

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This engineer graduated high school with her bachelor's in engineering

May 28, 2015 11:11 am | by Kasey Panetta, Editor, @kcpanetta | Blogs | Comments

I am a naturally nosy person. It's actually a good trait for a writer to have since nosiness leads to great stories (but also restraining orders...

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Engineers aren't (just) nerds

May 28, 2015 10:21 am | by Kasey Panetta, Editor, @kcpanetta | Blogs | Comments

Engineers have a bit of a bad reputation as curmudgeonly, paper-pushing nerds. But they're not all paper-pushing nerds...

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NASA begins testing Mars lander for next mission to red planet

May 28, 2015 9:40 am | by NASA | News | Comments

Testing is underway on NASA's next mission on the journey to Mars, a stationary lander scheduled to launch in March 2016...

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GoPro gets real ... virtually real

May 28, 2015 9:15 am | by AP Technology | News | Comments

Shares of GoPro's are rising before the opening bell after the company's CEO said the company is getting into the drone and virtual reality business...

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US Army’s mid-tier radio advances battlefield network

May 28, 2015 8:57 am | by Army News Service | News | Comments

With vehicles that are equipped with a new high-bandwidth networking radio, Soldiers can move across the battlefield, rapidly exchanging mission-critical voice messages, images and video with their commanders...

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New algorithm lets autonomous robots divvy up assembly tasks on the fly

May 28, 2015 8:53 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Today's industrial robots are remarkably efficient -- as long as they're in a controlled environment where everything is exactly where they expect it to be...

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