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Cigarette Butts Recycled Into Powerful Energy-Storage Material
Blog 
9/22/2014  1 comment
A group of researchers at the Seoul National University have discovered a way to take material from cigarette butts and turn it into a carbon-based material that’s ideal for storing energy and creating a powerful supercapacitor.
Stratasys Buys GrabCAD to Strengthen 3D Design Business
News 
9/19/2014  2 comments
In a move that strengthens its 3D design business, Stratasys continued a 15-month buying spree this week by announcing its plan to acquire GrabCAD, a provider of a cloud-based collaboration environment for engineers.
Altair HyperWorks 13 Focuses on Performance, Composite Design
Product News 
9/18/2014  2 comments
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
Comment:Suicide doors - Elizabeth M-9/18/2014
RepRap Industrial 3D Printer Hits the Street
Product News 
9/17/2014  2 comments
A German 3D printing company has released a large-volume 3D printer based on open-source RepRap technology and aimed at providing an affordable high-capacity plastic-filament printer for industrial users.
'Space Kid's' Design to be 3D-Printed on ISS
STEM Connection 
9/16/2014  11 comments
The “Space Kid,” 11, will be one of the first civilians to have his design manufactured in space, thanks to the City X Project, which inspires kids to think about new 3D-printed inventions that could be useful for humans living in space.
Comment:Re: Will it - Elizabeth M-9/11/2014
Comment:NIce progress - Elizabeth M-9/11/2014
Apple iPhone 6 Release Highlights Importance of Supply Chain Management
Blog 
9/11/2014  5 comments
By implementing efficient and thorough quality-management processes, companies can help prevent or mitigate the effects of the supply-chain issues that reportedly plagued the Apple iPhone 6 before its release this week.
Researchers Develop Transparent Solar Coating for Windows, Phones
Blog 
9/9/2014  5 comments
Researchers in Michigan have developed a transparent solar-energy-harvesting material for windows and other glass surfaces.
Slideshow: Killer Robot Combats Ebola in Africa
Blog 
9/8/2014  21 comments
The recent Ebola outbreak that has affected four countries in West Africa has government and health officials trying to combat and contain the deadly virus. One doctor who developed a virus-fighting robot in the United States has traveled to Liberia with two of his inventions to aid them in that battle.
Do You Want Your Own Portable Wind Turbine?
Blog 
9/5/2014  26 comments
Omni3D, a Polish 3D printing and manufacturing startup, has created AirEnergy 3D, a portable wind turbine that can generate up to 300W of electrical power.
Sugar Biobattery Outlasts Lithium-Ion
Blog 
9/5/2014  18 comments
A researcher at Virginia Tech has developed a bio-battery that turns sugar into energy and has up to 10 times the energy density of lithium-ion batteries.
Comment:Great idea - Elizabeth M-9/4/2014
Eco-Friendly Packaging Wraps Products in Natural Designs
Features 
9/3/2014  5 comments
While sustainable packaging is still in its early stages, there's a fair number of companies already offering options for the food service and manufacturing industries. Meanwhile, designers are coming up with some innovative ways to create biodegradable and sustainable packaging for food products.


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