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International Approvals Corner

April 6, 2015 9:16 am | by Lina Kwee-Nguyen, Manager, Market Access Group, TUV Rheinland | Blogs | Comments

When selling products in multiple markets, manufacturers must comply with each market’s regulations: from designing and testing the product to the specific standards to following each country’s customs and shipment rules. Following is an update on the major ... 

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Smart Wallet Buzzes When Lost

April 2, 2015 2:44 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Articles | Comments

Losing one’s wallet is a common fear in the modern world, but with a new product currently up on Kickstarter your phone will be able to track your wallet – as long as they’re not both lost in the same place ...

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Sensors Key to Preserving Battlefield Edge

April 2, 2015 1:56 pm | by David Vergun, U.S. Army | News | Comments

While modernization programs across the Department of Defense have shrunk, science and technology involving sensors and other capabilities has not - at least not yet, Dr. Mike Grove said. The reason for that support is that sensors are ...

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AI is Learning to See the Forest in Spite of the Trees

April 2, 2015 1:48 pm | by Big Think | Videos | Comments

Stefan Weitz, Microsoft's Director of Search, explains that the future of machine learning consists of teaching artificial intelligence to identify patterns. This will allow, for instance, a search engine to ...

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NXP 140W ISM Band Transistor Provides Clean Power

April 2, 2015 12:26 pm | by RFMW, Ltd. | RFMW, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW announces design and sales support for an LDMOS power transistor internally matched for broadband operation from 2,400 to 2, 500 MHz. NXP’s BLF2425M7LS140 provides 140 W average CW power with 18.5 dB of gain. The BLF2425M7LS140 draws 1.3 A from a 28 V supply with efficiencies up to 52 percent. Housed in a ceramic package with solder ears, the BLF2425M7LS140 is a highly rugged transistor for ...

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Do Girls Like Math?

April 2, 2015 12:17 pm | by National Science Foundation | News | Comments

This is a test: Where are the highest proportions of women working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM): in affluent industrialized countries, or in less affluent, less economically developed countries ...

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Photos of the Day: Quantum Teleportation on a Chip

April 2, 2015 12:15 pm | by Joanne Fryer, University of Bristol | News | Comments

The core circuits of quantum teleportation, which generate and detect quantum entanglement, have been successfully integrated into a photonic chip by an international team of scientists from the universities of Bristol, Tokyo, Southampton and NTT Device Technology Laboratories. These results pave the way to developing ultra-high-speed quantum computers and strengthening the security of communication ...

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Robot Takes a Pounding in Dodgeball Barrage

April 2, 2015 11:31 am | by David Mantey, Melisa Fassbender, Kaylie Duffy | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we starting up the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator, grabbing objects with a giant tongue gripper, and playing dodgeball with a bipedal robot ...

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Diagnosing Disease with a Smartphone

April 2, 2015 11:03 am | by Florida Atlantic University | News | Comments

In much the same way that glucometers and pregnancy tests have revolutionized in-home diagnostic testing, researchers from Florida Atlantic University and collaborators have identified a new biosensing platform that could be used to remotely detect and determine treatment options for HIV, E-coli, Staphylococcus aureas and other bacteria ...

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Photos of the Day: Galileo Satellites Enclosed for Launch

April 2, 2015 10:52 am | by ESA | News | Comments

Thousands of engineers have worked on the seventh and eighth navigation satellites of Europe’s Galileo constellation in recent years.The team from ESA and builders OHB in the S3B building of Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana looked ...

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Keeping Engineers Better Informed

April 2, 2015 10:46 am | by David Mantey, Editorial Director, @djamesmanny | Blogs | Comments

I wanted to reach out and share some of the new things that we’re doing in Advantage Business Media’s Design Engineering Group to make sure that you are the industry’s most informed design engineers at every stage of the development process ...

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Parkinson's Diagnosis by Typing on a Keyboard

April 2, 2015 10:43 am | by Melanie Gonick/MIT | Videos | Comments

Using the researchers' algorithm for analyzing keystroke patterns could lead to the diagnosis of diseases that impair motor function, such as Parkinson's disease, much earlier than is now possible ...

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Typing Patterns Help to Identify Early Onset of Parkinson’s

April 2, 2015 10:40 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office | News | Comments

In a paper appearing in Scientific Reports, the researchers found that their algorithm for analyzing keystrokes could distinguish between typing done in the middle of the night, when sleep deprivation impairs motor skills, and typing performed when fully rested ...

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Battery Energy Storage Project shows Promise for Electricity Network

April 2, 2015 10:30 am | by Michael Jacobson, Griffith University | News | Comments

According to the research from Griffith's School of Engineering and published in the journal Applied Energy, a forecast-based, three-phase battery energy storage scheduling and operation system provides benefits such as reduced peak demand, more efficient load balancing and better management of supply from solar photovoltaics (PV) ...

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Stock Split could Cost Google over $500 Million

April 2, 2015 10:27 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Google CEO Larry Page and fellow co-founder Sergey Brin retain control of the Internet's most profitable company could cost Google more than half a billion dollars ...

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