Internet infiltrates the factory floor
A world-class bearing research center
European F-16 shoots and scores with first AMRAAM
Technology simulates sonic boom ocean penetration
Semiconductive sensor puts notebook touchpads on a diet
Auto Hall of Fame cites quality-winner Wetzel
Fender diverts road spray, cools wheels
Simplicity keys controller versatility
European CAD vendor goes global
Acoustic emission testing inspects welds under jackets
Open buses drive device-level solutions
New ac drive designed for machine-tool builders
Snowshoes warm up wintertime fun
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3D CAD cuts meter size
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The amount of plastic clogging the ocean continues to grow. Some startling, not-so-good news has come out recently about the roles plastic is playing in the ocean, as well as more heartening news about efforts to collect and reuse it.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
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.