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Legend has it that alcohol was involved in creating the puzzling table that makes the Atari game’s maze.
Black Friday will be marked by fewer deals, while Cyber Monday could see cyber-attacks.
After three-quarters of a century, Design News keeps delivering engineering news with depth and often humor.
Black Friday is the unofficial kickoff of the year's shopping season, and Design News is here to help guide you with some gadget ideas to help […]
GM will give dealers as many as ten EV charging stations to help boost charging opportunities in “charging deserts.”
The military has long deployed augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) tools to train soldiers. Here are the fundamentals
No matter the tension that might strike at the dinner table, these cars can make your family's ride to Thanksgiving totally relaxing.
A novel technology lets brand owners print on packaging to connect consumers to digital content, securely, easily, and sustainably via their own […]
Giving formerly incarcerated workers a “Fair Chance” has benefitted JBM Packaging. Learn the company's five lessons of success.
Plastic material is the “food” of extrusion processes. Scrap must be stored cleanly and used wisely, just like holiday leftovers.
DART mission aims to “nudge” distant asteroid by crashing to it and recording result.
However, rebates not in province’s plan to spur sales.
Orbiting infrared observatory features Canadian-designed instruments to study distant galaxies.
XL pipeline, EV subsidies and ‘Buy America’ sentiment among list of grievances Canada needs to address.
Aerospace firm’s defense business outpaces commercial due to pandemic’s toll.
Last mile logistics firm says new facility can sort and send more than 500,000 packages per day.
Dragos survey finds only 43% of organizations have cybersecurity measures that align with OT objectives.
Not-for-profit looks to enable control system application portability via development of IEC 61499-based runtime environment.
Decline lead by motor vehicle sales hurt by ongoing semiconductor shortage.
Canadian nuclear fusion company positions itself near Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
‘The iOS App Icon Book’ celebrates the art of app icon design in a hardcover book that’s perfect for UI/UX designersLet’s just say that […]
This beefy Street Fighter bike matches Luke’s wrath ‘punch for punch’London-based Digital artist Rene Mitchell (a.k.a. Lambert) has […]
Virgil Abloh, CEO of Off-White, has passed away at the age of 41Multidisciplinary celebrity designer, CEO of Off-White and the artistic director […]
Say goodbye to towels with this innovative appliance that blows air and dries you after a shower!You know that age-old trend of drying yourself […]
This Scandinavian tiny home on wheels comes with off-grid features for an eco-friendly escape to nature!Poland-based Redukt built a tiny home on […]
This playfully polygonal lamp makes the perfect addition to any minimal workspaceThere are a few lighting designs that are so iconic, just […]
Exercise Equipment designed to help you get fit + burn off that Thanksgiving binge!The pandemic has restrained most of us to our homes, and not […]
Physicists have created a new ultra-thin two-layer material with quantum properties that normally require rare earth compounds. This material, […]
An international research team that synthesized a new ultrahard form of carbon glass with a wealth of potential practical applications for […]
The petrochemical industry turns oil and gas into precursors used to synthesize lubricants and other critical products. Chemists show that […]
Engineers have invented a breakthrough optical phase modulator that controls visible light -- without dimming it -- with the smallest footprint […]
Demonstrating that a material thought to be always chemically inert, hexagonal boron nitride (hBN), can be turned chemically active holds […]
Broad-based scientific team from government, academia and industry joins forces to identify new opportunities to reduce the environmental impact […]
Introducing a vertical arrangement of n and p layers into the drift layer of semiconductors to enable bipolar operation is a way around the […]
Researchers have discovered a path that could lead to shape-shifting ceramic materials. This discovery could improve everything from medical […]
For years, researchers believed that the smaller the domain size in a ferroelectric crystal, the greater the piezoelectric properties of the […]
A research group presents a new simulation method for describing the attachment of a liquid to a surface.
In the future, soft robotic hands with advanced sensors could help diagnose and care for patients or act as more lifelike prostheses.
Retrofitting an existing masonry cavity walled building with a green or living wall can reduce the amount of heat lost through its structure by […]
A multi-disciplinary team of Canadian architects and cancer researchers has found average radon gas levels in new homes in Canada are 467 […]
Pianists equipped with a third robotic thumb were able to adapt to using the extra digit after just one hour of practice, Imperial research has […]
An increasing trend in the number of bicycle crashes in the U.S since 2009 has been a major challenge to safety. A new PSU masters thesis in […]
In Singapore, one group affected by the pandemic early on were the foreign workers, especially during 2020's spike in COVID-19 cases in […]
During the EnRicH 2021 European Robotics Hackathon, Southwest Research Institute's unmanned aircraft system (UAS) explored and mapped the […]
Could a tank of ice or hot water be a battery? Yes! If a battery is a device for storing energy, then storing hot or cold water to power a […]
Combustion engines have been around since the late 18th century, although they did not gain popularity until over 50 years later. Now, they are […]
A team at Sandia National Laboratories has completed a series of tests on specially designed stainless-steel containers used by the Department […]
An Iowa landscaping contractor, already barred from state and federal projects, now stands accused of dodging upwards of $1 million in taxes.
South Korean tech giant's project comes amid a shortage in semiconductors impacting other industries.
The $70-million, 225,000-sq-ft faciliity at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is its largest private investment and the aeronautical firm's first […]
The painful development, and the glories as well, of American construction over more than 300 years is profiled in a new book by Brian Bowen, a […]
Nov. 22 decision nixing 15-year Mississippi claim against Tennessee over shared aquifer use impacts will affect other states, with growing […]
Introduction to Pressure Vessels Vessels, tanks, and pipelines that carry, store, or receive fluids are called pressure vessels. A pressure […]
Knuckle Joint A knuckle joint is used to connect two rods which are under the action of tensile loads. However, if the joint is guided, the rods […]
Plastic Material Definition Of Plastics : i) Plastics: Plastics are basically, the synthetic organic materials of high molecular weight, which […]
Introduction to Seals : Oil under pressure is moving in every hydraulic circuit. Since oil is a liquid it has the tendency to ‘leak’ through […]
There's a reason the expression "it's just like riding a bike" exists.
If you can keep it a secret, you can also get into the cockroach business.
It's one thing to produce nano-scale materials, but it's an entirely different thing imaging them.
The probe reached a speed of 363,660 mph on its 10th close encounter with the Sun.
It's estimated that over 87,849 mining rigs have made their way from China into Kazakhstan.
The title of the government's release literally reads "Get license before offering Satellite-based services."
An evolutionary arms race is on!
It turns out Britain was ripe for the birth of the Industrial Revolution.
The pilot was a flight commander in the UK's Royal Air Force's number one squadron.
Google's cybersecurity team warns that this is neither the first nor the last time.
In this opinion article, Royal HaskoningDHV advisory group for energy transition director Gladys Nabagala writes that South Africa has […]
Biofilters with indigenous South African plants, such as palmiet, mat sedge, soft rush, cobra lily and vleibiesie, are significantly more […]
The initial findings from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research's (CSIR's) Science, Technology and Innovation for a Circular […]
The High Court in the Western Cape has granted the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) an extension for the lawful relocation of […]
Tyre manufacturer Michelin is committed to achieving on average 40% sustainable materials in its tyres by 2030 and 100% by 2050. The group […]
Platinum group metals (PGMs) are poised to be a very significant underpin in the green hydrogen economy and Sibanye-Stillwater is intent on […]
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has awarded temporary spectrum to Rain Networks, Vodacom, Cell C, Telkom, […]
The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) says the discovery of the new Covid-19 variant that has more mutations and is […]
Given the delays and challenges to provide decent housing and develop sustainable human settlements in South Africa, the Human Settlements […]
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has allocated R1.2-billion to be invested on road maintenance and construction projects […]