Aggregated Engineering News Articles
- Ominous Warning In Spirit Case: Age Discrim. In Hiring May Be Legal
Federal judge dismissed a claim of systemic age discrimination in hiring lodged against Spirit Aerosystems, Inc. because laid off aerospace engineers are not protected under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967.
By Patricia Barnes, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 20:27:51 -0400.
- Purpose At Work: How Thrive Farmers Reengineers Business To Scale Growth And Impact
As business is being challenged to become more purposeful, fresh business models and innovations are unlocking new ways to take better care of all stakeholders and the planet.
By Simon Mainwaring, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 18:27:26 -0400.
- Upcycling plastic waste toward sustainable energy storage
Engineering professors and their students have been working for years on creating improved energy storage materials from sustainable sources, such as glass bottles, beach sand, Silly Putty, and portabella mushrooms. ...
Science Daily. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 11:53:22 EDT.
- Gruesome experiment pumps human and fish blood into the ocean to see which sharks prefer to feast on
A former NASA engineer braved shark infested waters off the coast of Bermuda to finally uncover the truth about these 'ruthless killers' - do they prefer the taste of human or fish blood?
Daily Mail. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 15:43:14 GMT.
- What Scientists Know About Airborne Transmission of the New Coronavirus
Aerosol experts, from engineers to doctors, weigh in on the ability of tiny droplets to transmit the virus that causes COVID-19
Smithsonian. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 14:07:27 +0000.
- A new way to fabricate MXene films that block electromagnetic interference
Chemical and biomolecular engineers have demonstrated a novel approach to MXene fabrication that could lead to methods for at-scale production of MXene freestanding films: drop-casting onto prepatterned hydrophobic substrates. ...
Science Daily. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:02:19 EDT.
- Capital One will pay $80 million over hack.
In 2019, a software engineer stole information relating to millions of customers. Regulators say the bank should have had better protections.
Emily Flitter. New York Times. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:00:01 +0000.
- Human hair chips away at a razor's edge, engineers say
In shaving experiments, engineers closely studied shaving in ultra-fine detail with an electron microscope to see how a razor blade can be damaged as it cuts human hair.
Daily Mail. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 18:09:29 GMT.
- Medical device maker expanding facility in Memphis suburb
BARTLETT, Tenn. (AP) - A medical device maker is investing $13 million to expand its facility in West Tennessee, officials said. Engineered Medical Systems and Gov. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 03:13:38 -0400.
- Anthony Levandowski: Ex-Google engineer sentenced for theft
A judge says Anthony Levandowski carried out the "biggest trade secret crime I have ever seen".
BBC News. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 02:15:16 GMT.
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