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Engineered metamaterials enable remarkably small antennas

January 26, 2010 2:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ) In an advance that might interest Q-Branch NIST and partners from industry and academia have designed and tested experimental antennas that are highly efficient and yet a fraction of the size of standard antenna systems with...

Trapped Mars rover's driving days are over

January 26, 2010 1:26 pm | by New Scientist | News | Comments

After months of trying to extricate the Spirit rover from a sand trap, NASA believes the attempt is hopeless – but the robot's useful life may not be over

SDSC joins other UC San Diego departments, LLNL in oncology collaboration

January 26, 2010 1:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( University of California - San Diego ) Researchers from the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego have joined forces with the Department of Radiation Oncology in the university's School of Medicine, its Department of Mathematics, and the DOE/Lawrence Livermore...


NIST releases final report on Cowboys facility collapse

January 26, 2010 1:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ) NIST has released its final report on the May 2, 2009, collapse during a severe thunderstorm of the fabric-covered, steel frame practice facility owned by the National Football League's Dallas Cowboys.

Federal grant funds production of stem cells for clinical trials

January 26, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( University of Wisconsin-Madison ) The long struggle to move the most versatile stem cells from the laboratory to the clinic got another boost with an $8.8 million contract award to the Waisman Clinical Biomanufacturing Facility at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Stalking Better Food Traceability

January 26, 2010 12:50 pm | Blogs | Comments

In a world where uncovering a mountain of useless detail takes mere minutes, it seems obvious that the compulsion to catalog information could be put to more useful purposes — like tracking our food supply.


Compact Electric Cylinders

January 26, 2010 12:33 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Kollmorgen's EC1 Electric Cylinders are a high-performance linear positioning alternative to pneumatic and hydraulic systems in applications requiring continuous thrust of ?150 lb.

Linear Roller Bearing with Increased Load Capacity

January 26, 2010 12:13 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Thomson’s RW64-V RoundWay® Linear Roller Bearing has a dynamic load capacity of 70,000 lbf.


Flow Conditioner Suppresses Turbulence & Swirl

January 26, 2010 11:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Westfall’s Model 3000 Flow Conditioner mounts directly into a piping system and features four leading tabs and four anti-swirl plates for a fully-developed velocity profile. 

Direct Steam Injection Hot Water Solution

January 26, 2010 11:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pick Heaters' Direct Steam Injection heating system delivers hot water efficiently and safely.

How Modular Conveyors Can Reduce Costs

January 26, 2010 10:54 am | Articles | Comments

Two OEM engineers explain how modular conveyor technology reduces the high maintenance and modification costs often associated with traditional conveyor systems.


Less Bulky Bag Discharge

January 26, 2010 8:40 am | by KEITH SIMPSON, Spiroflow Systems Inc. | Articles | Comments

Spiroflow builds a tailor-made low-loading bulk bag discharge system for a facility that demands a mini footprint, plus the power to operate within hazardous environments.


Unused Resources in Haiti at Home

January 25, 2010 12:30 pm | Blogs | Comments

In Haiti, resources are not reaching the people who need them the most. A similar situation is happening here in the U.S.

Circulating Fluidized Bed Power Technology

January 25, 2010 12:09 pm | by ROBERT GIGLIO & JUSTIN WEHRENBERG, Foster Wheeler Power Group | Articles | Comments

Unlike conventional steam generators, CFB power uses fluidization technology to mix and circulate the fuel particles with limestone as they burn in a low temperature combustion process.


Reduce Backwash Waste

January 25, 2010 10:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Forsta Filters' Green-Clean technology for industrial water filters reduc es backwash waste water by up to  75 percent and does not interrupt system flow in the process.  


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