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Bridges, Engineering, Remote Monitoring Technology, Security

Iowa State Engineers Protect the Bridges of Madison County

Iowa State University engineers have designed a high-tech system to protect the bridges of Madison County from vandals. The remote monitoring technology could be applied to other structures where security is an issue.

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College, Admissions, Technology, Students, BLOG, High, School

Keeping Up with Tech Savvy Students the New Admissions Challenge

The traditional "campus visit" has gone virtual, presenting new challenges for college enrollment officials as university websites become 24-hour admissions offices.

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Magnet, World Record, Florida State University, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Timothy Cross, Chemical, Biomedical Research

World-Record Magnet to Pull in Scientific Breakthroughs

Members of the news media are invited to attend a special event marking a major technological leap forward for the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.

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Nanotechnology, Development, Molecular Manufacturing, Nanotechnology Policy, Science Policy

Dimensions of Development

The development of molecular manufacturing will be a hinge point in history. Like the invention of the printing press, steam engines, and computers, molecular manufacturing will transform business, industry, social structures, and the balance of world power. The question is not if, but when.

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Radiation, Detection, Homeland, Security, Gamma, Ray, Spectrometer

K-Staters Develop Inexpensive Gamma Ray Detector Device

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Using a patented design introduced by his professor, a K-State graduate student used a simple technique to improve the resolution of the gamma ray detector -- at a fraction of the cost of other techniques.

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Neutron, X Ray, Mirrors, beam, Line, Materials, Nanopharticle

ORNL Mirrors Powerful Tools for Studying Micro-, Nano-materials

Precision mirrors to focus X-rays and neutron beams could speed the path to new materials and perhaps help explain why computers, cell phones and satellites go on the blink.

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NASA, Internet, Protocol, Internet, Protocols, Tcp/Ip, Candos, Delay Tolerant, Networking

The Interplanetary Internet

NASA researchers quarrel over how to network outer space.

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Blimp, Reconnaisance, Military, Surveillance, Mechanical, Engineering, Undergraduate

Students Steer a Blimp to Test Near Space Military Technology

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Undergraduate engineers build 17-foot model of military surveillance airship that would hover at outer edge of atmosphere.

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Image Retrieval, Archiving, Searching, Search Engine, Context Searching, Image Searching, CBIR, Intelligent Searching.

Image Retrieval from the Web & Archives

Isis Innovation, the technology transfer arm of the University of Oxford, is offering for licence a new and more reliable method for retrieving images from the web and from archive libraries.

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Nonlethal, Weaponry, Security, Access, Delay, Technology

Team Investigates Active Denial System for Security Applications

A multi-organizational team is adapting for DOE use a technology that can help keep security adversaries out of DOE sites that contain nuclear assets. The DOE Office of Security and Safety Performance Assurance is exploring the potential to use directed energy weapons technology to help protect DOE nuclear assets.







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