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Researchers Develop More Efficient 'Lithium-Air' Battery

February 27, 2015 12:10 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Massachusetts researchers using a fabricated form of carbon have developed battery technology that they hope will enable electric cars to travel far longer distances.

Engineering Newswire: 3D Scanning 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle

February 27, 2015 11:14 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

This Engineering Newswire looks at 3D scanning “American Sniper” Chris Kyle, attempting to turn...

Hands On With The Very First Mac

February 27, 2015 11:05 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Daniel Kottke, an early Apple engineer, shows off some of the prototypes he assembled of the...

Energy, Manufacturing Companies Look to Women To Address Skills Gap

February 27, 2015 10:08 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

ExxonMobil will host more than 2,000 students at "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day" events...

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Cordless Power Invention Coming Soon

February 25, 2015 11:54 am | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Marco della Cava talks to Meredith Perry, whose company uBeam hopes to make wireless charging technology as common as wireless Internet. 

Car Technology: The Future Is Now

February 25, 2015 11:47 am | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

With recent reports that Apple is looking to get involved with car technology, auto writer Chris Woodyard and tech columnist Jefferson Graham talk technology in the car now.

U.S. Military Has A Heat Ray

February 24, 2015 11:50 am | by CNN | Videos | Comments

The U.S. military is developing a real-life heat ray. Thom Patterson explains this non-lethal "active denial system."


Apple To Set Up High-Tech Data Hubs In Northern Europe

February 24, 2015 10:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple is investing 1.7 billion euros ($1.92 billion) in high-tech data centers in Denmark and Ireland that will be powered by renewable energy, in its largest such project in Europe to date, the company said Monday.

Engineering Newswire: The Navy's Firefighting Robot

February 20, 2015 11:56 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

This Engineering Newswire looks at changing the face of the Navy, having our lives taken over by A.I., and fighting fires with the shipboard autonomous robot. 

Industry Lashes Out At Apple Car Report

February 19, 2015 12:55 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

This week’s big Apple news comes from a Wall Street Journal report that indicates that the tech giant is working on a vehicle, but not everyone is pleased to hear that — including a battery manufacturer and a former CEO.

U.S. Army Launches Giant Blimp To Test Air Defense

February 19, 2015 11:20 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

It's not a bird or a plane, but a blimp in the sky, floating over Maryland's Baltimore suburbs. It's the newest security system launched by the Army to protect major cities along the East Coast, and it can detect everything from a cruise missile to a large drone.

The Aston Martin Vantage GT3

February 19, 2015 10:55 am | by CNET | Videos | Comments

Aston Martin's limited run Vantage GT3 is a 592bhp track-focused monster headed for a full unveil at this year's Geneva Motor Show.


3 Vehicle Trends To Keep An Eye On

February 18, 2015 1:11 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Recent reports have indicated that Apple may be making a bigger push into the car market, Nissan is again playing with paint and Toyota is trying to make getting around town a little easier.

A Less Lethal Alternative To Guns

February 18, 2015 11:51 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

The Triple Defender is one of the less lethal alternatives to guns that law enforcement is increasingly interested in after the recent controversies over police killings.

Researchers Develop Spray-On, DNA ‘Barcode’ For Food

February 17, 2015 12:00 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and a startup firm have developed a spray that can allow contaminated food to be traced back to its source within an hour.

Test Driving The Corvette Z06 In Death Valley

February 17, 2015 11:52 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Meet the most powerful Corvette ever, the Z06. Peter Valdes-Dapena travels to the hottest place on earth to test this 'Vette.

Harvard Mad Scientist Invents Inhalable Scotch

February 13, 2015 12:06 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

David Edwards is trying to change the way we take in nutrition. The professor, writer, entrepreneur and inventor has created a range of food innovations, but his biggest problem isn't creating these alternatives, it's selling the public on them. 


Engineering Newswire: Vampire-Bat Inspired Drone Walks & Flies

February 13, 2015 11:59 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

This Engineering Newswire looks at flying – and walking – with vampire-bat inspired drones, showing off Russia’s new ATV riding cyborg, and taking stomach acid powered joyrides in mouse stomachs.

Driving The Insane Tesla Model S P85D

February 12, 2015 12:25 pm | by The Verge | Videos | Comments

Near Citi Field in Queens, New York, Tesla set up a course to test the capabilities of its ridiculously fast P85D and The Verge had a chance to drive it.

Three-Sided Screen Could Make Samsung Hot Again

February 12, 2015 12:20 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Rosenblatt Securities' Brian Blair comments on Samsung's plans to release two new versions of its top-tier Galaxy smartphone next month, including a model with a display covering three sides. 

Police Testing New, Less Lethal Gun Technology

February 11, 2015 11:52 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

The police department in Ferguson, Missouri, is among many experimenting with the Alternative, a new technology that its creators say makes bullets less deadly. It's become more relevant in the wake of high-profile police shooting cases. Mark Strassmann reports on how it's meant to save lives on both sides of the gun.

Engineering Newswire: Atlas Robot Gets Major Upgrade

February 6, 2015 11:22 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

Today's Engineering Newswire looks at untethering the all new Atlas Robot, Fighting global warming, and ... doing the laundry?                                   

This Is Not Your Grandpa's Buick

February 4, 2015 12:02 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

The official car of elastic waistbands and white sneakers is attempting to be cool again. Buick unveiled two new cars at the Detroit Auto Show and they're helping to redesign the brand.                   

The Bullet That Can Change Direction Mid-Air

February 3, 2015 11:07 am | by CNN | Videos | Comments

The U.S. Military is developing a "smart bullet." Thom Patterson explains this groundbreaking project, code-named EXACTO.                                     

Has Beretta Manufactured The Army's Next Gun?

February 2, 2015 11:17 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor, IMPO | Videos | Comments

The U.S. Army is in the market for a new standard issue handgun. The standard issue handgun has been the Beretta M9 since 1985 and the Army is opening the door to competitors to present their concepts.              

Entries Are Now Open For R&D Magazine’s 2015 R&D 100 Awards

January 30, 2015 9:51 am | by R&D Magazine | Events

R&D Magazine is now accepting entries for the 2015 R&D 100 Awards, the esteemed international competition honoring the 100 most innovative technologies and services in 2014. This year’s program has been expanded to include a wider range of categories spanning the manufacturing, design engineering, and consumer markets, in addition to science, academia, and government.

Ford’s Focus On Driving Innovation

January 28, 2015 12:52 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Videos | Comments

Ford CEO, Mark Fields, and group VP of Global Product Development, Raj Nair, talk about the company's new Research and Innovation Center in Silicon Valley and what it means for the future of auto innovation.             

Shaking Up The Smart Toy Market

January 28, 2015 12:00 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

One of the hottest trends in the industry is the so-called “smart toy.” It's one sector startup Seebo is hoping to shake up.                                    

The Possiblities Of Microsoft HoloLens

January 27, 2015 1:20 pm | by Microsoft | Videos | Comments

The team behind Microsoft HoloLens talks about creating the technology and how it could shape things going forward.                                       

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