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How to Use 'Shells' to Terraform a Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: terraforming, engineering, space exploration, exoplanets )

- 1801 days ago -
One day, humans could re-make a world in Earth's image. Engineering an inhospitable world into a livable one, a process known as terraforming, could be a successful way to colonize another world after a long, interstellar journey, said Ken Roy.
Now Is The Time For An Engineering Renaissance
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, energy, environment, Engineering, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, scientists, technology, study )

- 1869 days ago -
When we look at the Renaissance of the 15th century, it's printing press, parachute, mariners astrolabe, dry-docks improved shipbuilding, not to mention the democratization of knowledge and compare it to the pace of change today, it would seem humanity...
Using Engineering To Reduce The Threat & Cost Of Natural Disasters
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, Engineering, interesting, NewTechnology, science, study, technology )

- 1869 days ago -
Engineers are studying the planet's structure and dynamic natural systems including earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, tsunamis, floods and tornadoes. Avalanches, fires, hurricanes and thunderstorms are also being studied. ...
The World's Largest Floating Airport, Tokyo Bay's Megafloat
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, interesting, Engineering, NewTechnology, technology )

- 1947 days ago -
Eighty percent of land in Japan is mountainous and plains between them are close to completely populated with residential and business buildings. Making room for huge projects like airports is becoming increasingly difficult. As a result, Japan has.......
Code Red: Why Kids Aren't Learning Computer Skills
Science & Tech  (tags: american, business, computers, concept, design, discovery, education, engineering, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, scientists, society, technology )

- 2012 days ago -
The producer of 'Waiting for 'Superman' ' busts the myths that coding is just too hard and only for boys. Now, why exactly aren't we teaching more kids how to be the next Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg?
Walk Tall - the First Commercially Viable Upright Walking Assistance Tool   video
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, health, humans, interesting, medicine, NewTechnology, research, science, technology, engineering, Israel, walking, paraplegic )

- 2230 days ago -
Israeli Engineers at Argo Medical Technologies developed the first commercially viable upright walking assistance tool. ReWalk enables paraplegics to stand, walk, climb stairs and drive.
The Engineer Who Has "Saved More Lives Than Any Single Person in the History of Aviation"
Science & Tech  (tags: business, computer, concept, discovery, design, engineering, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, society, technology )

- 2415 days ago -
The number one cause of plane crashes used to be controlled flight into terrain (pdf), accidents where pilots unintentionally collide with an obstacle. A pilot unable to see through fog, for example, could fly straight into a mountain, crashing an-->
Student-Designed Device to Fight Battlefield Hypothermia
Science & Tech  (tags: battlefield, Technology, engineering, biomedical )

- 2673 days ago -
For U.S. troops, the most common type of battlefield fatality involves blood loss due to trauma. When a soldier does experience blood loss, their chance of survival drops by 22.5 percent once hypothermia sets in.
Scientists Engineer New Form of Mammal Reproduction to Create Mice That Have Two Fathers
Science & Tech  (tags: engineering, mammal reproduction, science, genetics )

- 2840 days ago -
Scientists have created mice with two fathers - raising the possibility of gay couples having children who are genetically their own.In experiments hailed as a 'new form of mammalian reproduction', American researchers used a complex series of steps......
Details Emerge on Weakness in Well Design
Science & Tech  (tags: blow out preventers, business, energy, engineering, bp, gulf spill, oil, pollution, risk management, technology )

- 3010 days ago -
The Times has published a detailed and devastating report on weak links in the design and operation of the blowout preventer that was the last line of defense against an uncontrolled seabed gusher like the one at BP's Macondo Prospect well in the Gulf.
100 Best RSS Feeds to Follow Engineering News
Science & Tech  (tags: Engineering, RSS Feeds, Construction, Knowledge, Education )

- 3081 days ago -
These blogs can help make it a little easier, however, providing easily accessible knowledge about a wide range of engineering specialties. Add a few to your RSS feed.
100 Eye-Opening Lectures on the Future of Engineering
Science & Tech  (tags: Engineering, lectures, technology, development, Internet )

- 3145 days ago -
These lectures - all TED Talks from men and women on the cutting edge of development - look at the limitless potential of sciences that support and are supported by engineering. Some provide goods and services to protect the environment.
100 Useful Twitter Feeds for Engineering Students
Science & Tech  (tags: Engineering, Students, Education, Twitter, Tech, Geek )

- 3173 days ago -
You will find feeds from engineering programs, publications, and professional organizations as well as other feeds that focus on science, engineering, and technology.
Engineer the Climate ?
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, climate-change, environment, energy, forests, globalwarming, government, nature, research, science, world, weather, computers, humans, interesting, NewTechnology, scientists, study, technology, engineering, United States )

- 3326 days ago -
Should the United States and other governments start supporting climate engineers' research? There is growing support for research into climate engineering, even among scientists who are skeptical that it will work.
Ooooooohhhh, Airacuda
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, computer, concept, design, interesting, new technology, engineering, gizmos )

- 3826 days ago -
Festo, an international developer of automation technology, has designed & created Airacuda, a remote controlled pneumatically driven fish. Following its biological model in shape,movement, & in design, the Airacuda is propelled by a mechanical fin drive.

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