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NPL Measures Largest K'NEX Structure Ever Built Using Interlocking Plastic Rods

NPL Measures Largest K'NEX Structure Ever Built Using Interlocking Plastic Rods

Based on the measurements taken by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), Guinness World Records confirmed that a life-sized K'NEX model of the Bloodhound Supersonic Car (SSC) was the largest structure ever constructed using the K'NEX construction toy system. [More]
Gecko Toe Hair Holds Secret to Stickiness

Gecko Toe Hair Holds Secret to Stickiness

Researchers at the Oregon State University (OSU) are studying the adhesion mechanism of geckos, which have a peculiar ability to hold on to any surface, including hanging upside down. [More]
ESI’s Virtual Reality Solutions Implemented at AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine

ESI’s Virtual Reality Solutions Implemented at AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine

ESI Group, pioneer and world-leading solution provider in Virtual Prototyping for manufacturing industries, announces the implementation of ESI's Virtual Reality solutions at AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine. [More]
TRU to Complete Design and Development of Bell 525 Level D Full Flight Simulator

TRU to Complete Design and Development of Bell 525 Level D Full Flight Simulator

Bell Helicopter and TRU Simulation + Training (TRU), both Textron Inc. companies, announced an agreement for TRU to complete the design, development, manufacturing, installation, testing and certification of the Bell 525 Level D Full Flight Simulator (FFS). [More]
New Microelectronics Lab for Accelerating Commercialization of Products at Celestica's Toronto Headquarters

New Microelectronics Lab for Accelerating Commercialization of Products at Celestica's Toronto Headquarters

Celestica Inc., a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced the opening of its new microelectronics laboratory at its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario in Canada. [More]
DFG Approves Establishment of New Collaborative Research Center for Soft Matter Simulations

DFG Approves Establishment of New Collaborative Research Center for Soft Matter Simulations

The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved the establishment of a new collaborative research center (CRC) to be coordinated by Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU). [More]
Innovative Simulation Method Enables High Precision Measurements of Interfacial Tension

Innovative Simulation Method Enables High Precision Measurements of Interfacial Tension

Computer simulations play an increasingly important role in the description and development of new materials. Yet, despite major advances in computer technology, the simulations in statistical physics are typically restricted to systems of up to a few 100,000 particles, which is many times smaller than the actual material quantities used in typical experiments. [More]
3D Realistic Simulation Model of Whole Human Heart Unveiled at SIMULIA Community Conference

3D Realistic Simulation Model of Whole Human Heart Unveiled at SIMULIA Community Conference

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today unveiled the world’s first 3D realistic simulation model of a whole human heart. Developed with a multidisciplinary team of heart experts to help combat cardiovascular disease, the “Living Heart Project” will launch the next frontier in diagnosing, treating and preventing heart conditions through personalized, 3D virtual models. [More]
MakerBot Introduces Realistic Model of Tyrannosaurus Rex Skeleton

MakerBot Introduces Realistic Model of Tyrannosaurus Rex Skeleton

Adventurous 3D print fans have some new 3D models to get excited about this week. The MakerBot® Digital Store is thrilled to announce two new models that take 3D printing to a whole new level and time. [More]
Miller Introduces Reality-Based Welding Training System

Miller Introduces Reality-Based Welding Training System

As the need for skilled welding operators grows, Miller Electric Mfg. Co. is helping build their skills with its new LiveArc™ reality-based training system, designed to recruit, screen, train and manage welding trainee performance — all via a live welding arc. The LiveArc system features advanced motion-tracking technology that provides critical feedback to improve welding skills, providing better, faster and more cost-effective results than traditional training methods. [More]