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July 8, 2015 11:00 am
Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass
For design engineers, this bill could potentially make the medical device development process less costly and time-consuming. The bill also addresses removing regularity uncertainly for ...
July 6, 2015 2:15 pm
Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter
Mars One, the one-way independent trip to the Red Planet, has announced the conceptual design of its life support and recycling system. The Surface Habitat Environmental Control and Life Support Systems was verified ...
July 2, 2015 2:56 pm
Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter
The Voyager probes carry a poetic image with them: the gold-plated copper disk inscribed with information about humanity and human artwork, designed to explain our culture to alien astronauts, seems like an optimistic expression ...
June 29, 2015 11:33 am
Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass
The America Invents Act was passed in September 2011, and included several substantive changes to the Patent Code. In an exclusive interview with PD&D, Colette Reiner Mayer, patent and trade secret litigator, highlights several ...
June 29, 2015 10:01 am
Maura Falk, Associated Editor, IMPO
In manufacturing “efficiency” is key. It is one of those buzzwords that grabs people’s attention and holds their interest. However, efficiency on the plant floor isn’t just a result of all the production lines ...
June 26, 2015 10:08 am
Bhaumik Dave,Sr. FEA Consultant, Hi-Tech FEA
Early product failures turn very much costly for manufacturers, resulting in a substantial loss in revenue, value and customer’s trust towards the brand. It is however very much common for many ...
June 25, 2015 3:25 pm
Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter
The oldest spacecraft on Mars is still hard at work observing the planet and serving as a go-between for Earth and the newest Mars rovers. On June 23, NASA celebrated Mars Odyssey’s 60,000th orbit around Mars ...
June 24, 2015 10:05 am
Sharyse Barnes
With all the reports and media coverage following the Alton Towers crash, many people have inquired about the safety precautions taken on roller coasters. How do theme ...
June 22, 2015 1:41 pm
Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy
Intelligent underwater robots have increasingly been deployed as vital tools for mapping the ocean floor and monitoring pockets of the sea. Most autonomous vehicles are commanded by a low-level ...
June 22, 2015 1:30 pm
Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy
Rapid prototyping is a method of producing 3D parts without the use of molds or tooling. The process is geared toward engineers and manufacturers who need a low quantity of parts in a ...
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