Speculation on Capitol Hill focused on a potential agreement to permanently enact tax breaks on business investments in new equipment and R&D, but the White House immediately weighed in with a veto threat.
Toyota unveiled its new model of a hydrogen-powered car at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Manuel...
AeroFarms has developed a vertical farming system that can grow organic baby leafy greens in...
Tire maker Michelin is literally reinventing the wheel for industrial equipment and commercial mowers. Michelin North American Chairman and President Pete Selleck says, "the tweel is a revolutionary new product that combines a tire and a wheel."
Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak discusses the rapid pace of technology changes.
The new K5 robot features laser scanning and a 360-degree live video camera, but it won't be chasing down the bad guys. It's designed to move around people as it sends images back to a command center.
Envision manufacturing as a left-to-right process with product design on the left and production on the right. Today, the balance of power — and the seat of success — is on the right.
Today's Engineering Newswire looks at the world’s smallest reed switch, flying atom planes that are stronger than graphene, and doing karate with the Atlas robot.
Federal health regulators on Thursday approved the first hard-to-abuse version of the painkiller hydrocodone, offering an alternative to a similar medication that has been widely criticized for lacking such safeguards.
Ford developed robots to drive their trucks on the worst roads imaginable. Some courses are so bad they'd injure human passengers. Peter Valdes-Dapena rides shotgun.
A small lab in Brooklyn is working on a gel that can stop bleeding in 20 seconds. Platelets stick together when VetiGel, made from plant-based polymers, comes into contact with blood.
Computer Scientists at the University of Washington are developing a radar-like system that will allow users to control their wireless devices with hand gestures. The system uses the reflection of radio waves to track hand movements and translate them into commands.
Matt Hardigree, editor-in-chief at Jalopnik.com, and Bloomberg's Matt Miller previews the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Few people need an SUV with 567 horsepower that can scream around a racetrack and go from zero to 60 in four seconds. A small but growing number want one.
PTC has announced the PTC Systems Engineering Solution, purpose-built to help organizations reduce risk and accelerate innovation in an increasingly smart, connected world.
Beyond Meat, maker of plant-based "chicken" and "ground beef," is aiming at the heart of the carnivorous market. Beyond Meat Founder Ethan Brown says their meatless products taste and feel like the real thing and they believe they can revolutionize the way we eat.
American manufacturing has had great success in automating factories with robots and computers in the last 50 years, and computers are now eliminating many service jobs. This has caused a lot of speculation about how far artificial intelligence can be developed.
Rockwell Automation and AT&T are collaborating to improve remote asset utilization and connected machine management.
Pittsburgh is experiencing major economic growth due to a booming robotics industry.
The Ford Shelby GT350 is back, powered by a 5.2-liter V8 engine producing over 500 horsepower.
There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles.
Just months after selling its ailing handsets unit to Microsoft, the Finnish company is planning to bring its brand back to consumers with a new tablet.
Reynolds American is launching a cigarette that heats tobacco rather than burning it, hoping to capitalize on the growing appetite for alternatives to traditional smokes.
Most microprocessors are made from silicon. AKHAN Technologies is developing a way to make them from industrial diamonds, allowing the chips to be thinner and require less energy.
Today's Engineering Newswire looks at dropping bombs for safety, coating batteries for consumption, and saying goodbye to our bearded friend.
In a small lab at Purdue University in Indiana, a new kind of robot is being developed. Research could some day lead to a revolution in what we wear, from rehabilitative clothing to military performance enhancers, to everyday athletic gear.
The 1963 Chrysler Turbine car has a jet engine under its hood. In its heyday, it represented the future of automobiles.
British chip designer ARM Holdings is best known for supplying processors to mobile giants like Apple. Now the company has thrown its weight behind a tiny Cambridge-based startup named SimPrints that may be on the brink of revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare.
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