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Lopsided star explosion holds the key to other supernova mysteries

May 8, 2015 | by California Institute of Technology | Comments

New observations of a recently exploded star are confirming supercomputer model predictions made at Caltech that the deaths of stellar giants are lopsided affairs in which debris and the stars' cores hurtle off in opposite directions.

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California Eastern Laboratories’ MeshWorks wins market disrupter award

May 26, 2015 4:01 pm | by By Kasey Panetta, Editor @kcpanetta | Comments

During the second annual ECN IMPACT Awards, ECN honored MeshWorks ™, a product of California Eastern Laboratories, as the 2015 Market Disrupter. MeshWorks is a wireless sensor platform/network with embedded cloud connectivity...

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ECN IMPACT Awards Honor Outstanding Achievement in Design Engineering

May 26, 2015 3:53 pm | Comments

On Wednesday, May 13th, ECN held its second annual IMPACT Awards, honoring outstanding achievement in electronic design...

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IHS Engineering360 Media Solutions & ECIA partner for authorized distributor inventory

May 26, 2015 3:29 pm | Comments

IHS Engineering360 Media Solutions announced that it has partnered with the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) to help authorized distributors...

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Future Electronics named Global Distributor of the Year

May 26, 2015 3:21 pm | Comments

Future Electronics is pleased to have been named Global Distributor of the year for 2014 by Diodes Inc...

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Navy develops semi-autonomous air-launched missile for F/A-18

May 26, 2015 2:17 pm | by Kris Osborn, Defense Tech | Comments

The Navy is working on a deal with Lockheed Martin to integrate its new, semi-autonomously guided Long Range Anti-Ship Missile onto an F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft, giving the fighter an increased ability to...

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New chip makes testing for antibiotic-resistant bacteria faster, easier

May 26, 2015 1:56 pm | by University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | Comments

We live in fear of 'superbugs': infectious bacteria that don't respond to treatment by antibiotics, and can turn a routine hospital stay into a nightmare...

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Semiconductor chips made from wood could lead to biodegradable computer chips

May 26, 2015 1:47 pm | Comments

Portable electronics - typically made of non-renewable, non-biodegradable and potentially toxic materials - are discarded at an alarming rate in consumers' pursuit of the next best electronic gadget....

Researchers develop intelligent handheld robots

May 26, 2015 12:27 pm | by University of Bristol | Comments

What if handheld tools know what needs to be done and were even able to guide and help inexperienced users to complete jobs that require skill...

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New technique speeds nanoMRI imaging

May 26, 2015 12:17 pm | by American Institute of Physics | Comments

Producing images with near-atomic resolution, however, is immensely difficult and time-consuming. A single nanoMRI scan can require weeks to complete....

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Disney Researchers develop 2-legged robot that walks like an animated character

May 26, 2015 10:29 am | by Disney Research | Comments

When Walt Disney created Mickey Mouse, he didn't give much thought to how he might bring his character to life in the real world. But robotics now puts that possibility within reach, so Disney researchers have found a way for a robot...

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Air Force wants to fire lasers from aircraft by 2023

May 26, 2015 9:28 am | by Kris Osborn, Defense Tech | Comments

The Air Force plans to be able to incinerate targets such as incoming missiles with laser weapons...

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Smart-mortar will help Soldiers more effectively hit targets

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