Software developer Alibre has an interesting challenge for engineers: The company is betting that its Alibre Design Professional can help you do your design job, and if it falls short in any project, Alibre will pay you $500. It's part of the company's strategy to prove the software's production robustness. Certain conditions apply, of course. For example, you can't try to use the software for features that it doesn't have. Check out www.alibre.com for details.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
The US Congress has extended an important tax credit for solar energy, a move that’s good news for future investments in this type of alternative energy and for many stakeholders in the solar industry.
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