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Scientists Devising Space Junk Clean-Up Satellite

March 28, 2012 2:53 pm | by Reuters

According to scientists, space junk threats could be removed with a robotic spacecraft they are developing to literally grab debris out of orbit.


Printing Prosthetics, Engines, And Jets

March 28, 2012 2:51 pm | by CNN Money

Additive manufacturing is an industrial form of 3D printing that makes large complicated designs with very little waste.


Resurrecting Chrysler

March 28, 2012 1:48 pm | by CBS News

One man bet he could save the company and tens of thousands of jobs.


Michigan Is Leading The Mfg. Rebound

March 27, 2012 2:29 pm | by CNN Money

Manufacturing jobs are not close to pre-recession levels, but auto jobs, especially in Michigan, are showing signs of life.


Striking It Rich Thanks To Old Cell Phones

March 26, 2012 2:04 pm | by CBS News

Here is a look at one business that is striking gold due to an endless supply of old phones.


GM CEO: Government Not Involved Day-To-Day

March 23, 2012 1:54 pm | by CNN Money

Dan Akerson, CEO of General Motors, says, despite owning 27 percent, the government isn't operationally involved.


The Rise Of The Floor-Cleaning Robot

March 21, 2012 4:18 pm | by Reuters

A U.S. based robotics company is betting people are willing to have robots in their homes to perform household chores.


First Look: BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Concept

March 21, 2012 4:17 pm | by Techno Buffalo

BMW’s i8 plug-in hybrid concept features a low profile and swooping, gull wing doors.


Robot Army Holds Lyon In Its Thrall

March 21, 2012 4:13 pm | by Reuters

An army of robots has descended on the French city for a conference showcasing the latest developments in robots.


Four Key Features Of The New iPad

March 21, 2012 4:12 pm | by Techland

Apple’s third-generation iPad sports four features worth checking out.


Flying Robot Swarms The Future Of Search And Rescue

March 21, 2012 4:11 pm | by Reuters

Their hovering robots have become a huge hit on YouTube, but the researchers behind the robot program say their intent is serious.


Indian Airlines Won't Join EU's Emissions Scheme

March 21, 2012 2:21 pm | by Reuters

New Delhi will ask its airlines not to join EU's emissions trading scheme.


After Apple Dividend: Who Is Next?

March 20, 2012 12:20 pm | by Reuters

Now that Apple shareholders will get some cash, what other companies could fork over more dollars to investors?


The iPad Creates Jobs

March 19, 2012 1:59 pm | by CNN Money

Thanks to the growing demand for apps, more New York-based companies are creating new jobs.


Total Cost Of Conveyor Ownership, Part 2

March 16, 2012 2:10 pm | by Hytrol

Check out part 2 of an informative presentation explaining the total cost of ownership of a conveying system.


Total Cost Of Conveyor Ownership, Part 1

March 14, 2012 5:03 pm | by Hytrol

An informative presentation by Boyce Bonham explaining the total cost of ownership of a conveying system.


The Economy: Working Its Way Back

March 14, 2012 4:27 pm | by CBS News

According to the Labor Department, job creation is moving up.


Living In A Hack-able World

March 14, 2012 4:26 pm | by Ted

John Hopkins professor Avi Rubin explains how hackers are compromising cars, phones, and medical devices.


Sketching Robot Makes Art Look Easy

March 14, 2012 4:24 pm | by Reuters

Scientists are showing off a 'sketching robot' at the world's largest computer fair, Cebit, in Hanover.


Reinventing The Race Car

March 14, 2012 4:23 pm | by Reuters

Nissan will power a revolutionary car that will enter this year's Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race.



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