The Spaghetti Wars
Features 12/14/2009 Post a comment Two Italian manufacturers of dry pasta-making machines now dominate an exploding market. They got here by taking very different approaches to working the fundamentals of heat, mass and momentum transfer principles.
Anatomy of a Life Saver
Features 12/14/2009 1 comment Inventor Larry Miller overcame technical issues, patent problems and institutional resistance in the course of creating a successful medical product
Enabling the Future is designing prosthetic appendages modeled more like superhero arms and hands than your average static artificial limbs. And they’re doing it through a website and grassroots movement inspired by two men’s design and creation in 2012 of a metal prosthetic for a child in South Africa.
In order to keep an enterprise truly safe from hackers, cyber security has to go all the way down to the device level. Icon Labs is making the point that security has to be built into device components.
Three days after NASA's MAVEN probe reached Mars, India's Mangalyaan probe went into orbit around the red planet. India's first interplanetary mission, and the first successful Mars probe launched by an Asian nation, has a total project cost of nearly $600 million less than MAVEN's.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.