Mechanical and petroleum engineers are the most sought after upon college graduation, according to a story in Yahoo Hotjobs. Of course, now I can’t find the story to link to, but I thought it was worth mentioning anyway. The demand for mechanical engineers was attributed to increasing retirements. Hotjobs current lists 9,465 engineering positions.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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