NASA scientists developed a lightweight device that lets physicians monitor the health and safety of explorers in remote locations on Earth. In the future, it may see use in space to check astronauts during space travel.
A five-year legal battle over integrated servomotor technology is over. A hotly contested patent case involving Animatics Corp. and Quicksilver Controls Inc. has been resolved, completely settling out all parties and ending the related litigation.
Relentless competition and an influx of off-shore castings has hurt the U.S. and Canadian foundry industries, according to Arnie Bloomquist, president of foundry-equipment manufacturer IMF North America, Muskegon, Mich.
Technology developed at Ohio State University may bring about quieter jet engines. Researchers created a silencer technology that creates electrical arcs to control turbulence in engine exhaust airflow the chief cause of engine noise.
Three critical components in the head of a new cryo-therapy device are machined to extremely tight tolerances from Ketron PEEK-1000 Black. The CryoPen from H&O Equipments, Aalst, Belgium, freezes localized sections of human tissue, destroying them while keeping the tissue's fiber structure intact.
Ever since Tiger Woods claimed that some tour pros were using “hot” clubs — drivers deemed nonconforming by the U. S. Golf Assn. — there has been growing interest in a quick way to determine if a club is illegal.