The Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources has denied requests to contest the approval of a sublease for the Thirty Meter Telescope, allowing construction to move forward for what will be one of the largest telescopes in the world.
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The $148 million American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute is expected to help move cutting-edge metals from research into vehicles, planes and ships used commercially and by the U.S. military.
Have you heard about the open-source revolution? Like 3D printing, it only recently made its way into the mainstream, but like the additive manufacturing machines, it has been around for a while. Open-source technology (hardware, firmware, software) has been the spur of ...
Ford says its aluminum-sided F-150 pickup will hold its own against rivals despite its lighter weight.
European aerospace manufacturer Airbus says its pioneering use of a 3D printed titanium bracket in its A350-XWB aircraft could herald a new future for aerospace production.
Microsoft is putting an emphasis on design excellence more than ever — to make its products more competitive with offerings from rivals Apple, Google, and Amazon and to prod its hardware making partners to dream up new, more innovative devices.
No batteries required: Scientists are creating a biological pacemaker by injecting a gene into the hearts of sick pigs that changed ordinary cardiac cells into a special kind that induces a steady heartbeat.
Germany's Daimler unveiled a new version of its tiny, two-seat Smart model in hopes the car won't just get admiring glances with its unusual design — but make a bigger contribution to profits as well.
New York state is teaming with General Electric and other companies on a $500 million initiative to spur research and development in miniature electronic components.
With some no bigger than a hummingbird, the hottest things at this week's Farnborough International Airshow are tiny compared with the titans of the sky, such as the Airbus 380 or the Boeing Dreamliner.
We have all come to the understanding that as 3D printing is becoming more prevalent in the mainstream consumer market, it is becoming even more ubiquitous in the engineering office (if it wasn’t already necessary). Even with this insight ...
While Google and Novartis are trying to develop a "smart" contact lens, a student in Taiwan has her corneas eaten by an amoeba linked to contact lenses.
Swiss drug developer Novartis will team with technology giant Google to develop a "smart" contact lens that could improve some eye conditions or help diabetics manage their disease.
The trade show is expected to see the first presentation of the world's most advanced fighter jet, new commercial aircraft as well as a host of new technological advances.
While the idea may sound outlandish to some, it has already got $850,000 in seed money from the federal government, raised more than $2 million on a crowd-funding website and received celebrity praise.
LG Display Co. has developed an 18-inch flexible display that can be rolled into the shape of a thin cylinder, a step toward making a large display for flexible TVs.
The robot's quill runs across the paper scroll, from right to left, scribbling down ancient Hebrew letters with black ink. It is penning down the Torah, the Jews' holy scripture, and it is doing it much faster than a rabbi could because it doesn't need to take breaks.
The challenge targets two goals: reducing greenhouse emissions from generators producing steam used for extracting oil from the sands, and finding new ways to capture waste heat at the other end of the process.
Tel Aviv University doctoral students have developed highly efficient holography based on nanoantennas that could be used for security as well as medical and recreational purposes.
Are electric cars ready to replace internal combustion models? Which problems remain to be solved, who’s working on them… and are they hiring?
The 2014 Fiesta four door with SE EcoBoost package has government fuel economy ratings as high as those for some diesel-powered sedans from BMW, Audi and Volkswagen.
Dodge is taking the best of its successes over the years -- the technological advancements of the '30s and '40s, design evolution of the '50s, the racing heritage of the '60s, the horsepower of the '70s, the efficiency of the '80s and unbelievable styling of the '90s -- as it paves the road to its future.
Kanagawa, home to Nissan's Global Headquarters, technical and logistic centers, and multiple production plants, will host an Autonomous Drive proving ground near Nissan's Oppama factory.
Dozens of neuroscientists are protesting Europe's $1.6 billion attempt to recreate the functioning of the human brain on supercomputers, fearing it will waste vast amounts of money and harm neuroscience in general.
The A3 can read aloud tweets, Facebook posts and even the latest Audi news in a mechanized voice. It can also display navigation routes on Google Earth maps and access more than 7,000 Internet radio stations, and even offers the first in-vehicle 4G LTE data connection.
Manufacturing continues tread cautiously on the wider spectrum of possibility of outsourcing of engineering services. This appears counter intuitive for an industry which is highly polarized by aging workforce, massive dependence on contract labor in design functions and sub-optimal consumption of shared services.
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