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5 hrs ago | Control Engineering

Squishy robots

In the movie "Terminator 2," the shape-shifting T-1000 robot morphs into a liquid state to squeeze through tight spaces or to repair itself when harmed.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Waltham, MA

9 hrs ago | CBS Local

Technology Has No Creative Limits In A City Like Sacramento

His intellect earned him a place in a residential high school, the Illinois Math and Science Academy, and then he was off to Bradley University to study mechanical engineering.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Bradley University, Engineering, Science, Johnson Controls, Manufacturing, Automakers, Textiles

13 hrs ago | R & D

Magnets may act as wireless cooling agents

The magnets cluttering the face of your refrigerator may one day be used as cooling agents, according to a new theory formulated by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Engineering, Science

15 hrs ago | Maize N Brew

33 Days to Michigan Football

Ben hasn't been on the field for the Wolverines yet, but he is one smart man. He studies mechanical engineering in UM's College of Engineering, and wants to design sports equipment after college.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Engineering, Science, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

19 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

AIS Announces New Aluminum Die Casting Tooling for Their Affordable,...

American Industrial Systems, Inc. , an Open HMI Panel PC and Industrial PC manufacturer, announces to use a new aluminum die cast tooling for use in their new family of "value line," industrial touch panel and PC-based HMIs.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science, CPU, Science / Technology, Intela

Sun Jul 27, 2014

ThinkProgress

The Crazy New 'Sponge' That Can Generate Steam From Sunlight

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveiled a new material this week that provides a highly efficient way to convert sunlight into steam and holds major potential for improving technologies like desalination of water and solar thermal power - all with a four-inch graphite 'sponge.'

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Engineering, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Forbes.com

It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's An iPhone! Why...

Despite the title of Robert Bryce's recent book, Smaller, Faster, Lighter, Denser, Cheaper , miniaturization is only one half of the story of technology-and of nature.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Engineering, Science

Newkerala.com

IIT Delhi students bags best innovation award

A group of students from the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi bagged the best project at the ninth National Innovation Contest - TechTop 2014 which concluded here Saturday.

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Related Topix: Travel, India Travel, Delhi, India Travel, Asia Travel, Engineering, Science

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

Academic Honors

Michael Duffy of Shirley, who earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, received the Craig Douglas Undergraduate Research Award from the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science, Groton, MA, UMass Lowell, Pepperell, MA, Ayer, MA

Hispanic Business

Fort Vancouver site veteran will manage Pearson Air Museum

"I started in mechanical engineering at ," Cromwell said. He said he was looking forward to a career in the aviation industry and worked his way through college with a summer job at an airport in his hometown of Eventually, "I determined that I didn't enjoy doing math all day and quickly transferred to history," he said.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, US National Parks

Science Blog

New technology allows hair to reflect almost any color

What if you could alter your hair to reflect any color in the spectrum? What if you could use a flatiron to press a pattern into your new hair color? Those are possibilities suggested by researchers from the University of New Mexico and Los Alamos National Laboratories.

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Related Topix: University of New Mexico, Engineering, Science, Inventions, Science / Technology

Stalbans Review

Mechanical engineering student who died in motorcycle crash will be "sorely missed"

A 20-year-old who died after his motorbike collided with a van was St Albans college student Jack Alexander.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science, Hertfordshire County, England, United Kingdom,

The Las Vegas Sun

Warm hearts meet high tech: UNLV team crafting new hand for Las Vegas girl

Katherine Lau, a biomedical engineering student from Rutgers University, Zachary Cook, a UNLV mechanical engineering student, and Kareem Trabia, an A-Tech High School senior, pose at UNLV Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Engineering, Science, Rutgers University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: Zachary Cook, a UNLV mechanical engineering studen

Zachary Cook, a UNLV mechanical engineering student, speaks during an interview at UNLV Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science

Marine News

6 MW Offshore Wind Turbine of Siemens Certified

Axel Dombrowski - Head of Mechanical Engineering , Uwe Eisenhut - Head of Global Product & Technology Type Certification , Mike Woebbeking - Service Area Leader , Hubertus Rosenow - R&D Platform Mana Siemens Energy has obtained type certification of DNV GL for the company's innovative D6 offshore wind turbine.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Telecom, Siemens, Engineering, Science

R & D

Study: Forward osmosis desalination not energy efficient

In a recent study published in the Journal of Membrane Science , Massachusetts Institute of Technology Prof.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Engineering, Science

Newkerala.com

Screw filter on bottle and drink clean water

Imagine screwing a water filter onto a bottle containing polluted water and voila - you can put it straight in your mouth and drink.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science

Hispanic Business

Chongqing University Reports Findings in Mechanical Engineering...

Combined with multimode control scheme, full frequency vibration suppression is achieved."

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science, Journalism

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunday Herald

Grangemouth refinery boost for manufactured exports

SCOTTISH manufactured export volumes rebounded by three per cent in the first quarter, boosted by the return to normality at the Grangemouth refinery and petrochemical complex and by firm overseas demand for food and drink, official figures have revealed.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science

Tallahassee Democrat

Professor receives grant for robotics work

Changing the mindset on the standard of movement for robots, Florida State University and Florida A&M University Assistant Professor Jonathan Clark was recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Florida State University, Engineering, Science, Inventions

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