Markets http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8206/more en A Dismal Future for Man versus Machine? http://machinedesign.com/robotics/dismal-future-man-versus-machine <div class="node-body article-body">The growing use of robots and automation, some alarmists say, is widening the gap between rich and poor and opening the door to massive unemployment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/robotics/dismal-future-man-versus-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/robotics/dismal-future-man-versus-machine#comments Robotics Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:06:00 +0000 50821 at http://machinedesign.com Get Ready for Clean Energy from New Nuclear http://machinedesign.com/blog/get-ready-clean-energy-new-nuclear <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><a href="http://www.egeneration.org/pathway-to-prosperity-conference/" target="_blank"><img alt="" height="420" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2015/06/uploads/2015/07/use-code-bigidea-10-percent-any-fees-24.png" width="604" /></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/big-idea-engineering">Big Idea Engineering</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/get-ready-clean-energy-new-nuclear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/get-ready-clean-energy-new-nuclear#comments Boeing clean energy eGeneration molten salt reactor MSR nuclear Ohio small modular reactor SMR thorium Washington Guest Commentary Energy Big Idea Engineering Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:16:00 +0000 50801 at http://machinedesign.com Medical Prototyping and Low-volume Manufacturing http://machinedesign.com/medical/medical-prototyping-and-low-volume-manufacturing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Proto Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What should I look for in a prototyping or low-volume manufacturer? How do you determine if a company in streamlined for quick-turn production? Do I need to find a...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/medical-prototyping-and-low-volume-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/medical-prototyping-and-low-volume-manufacturing#comments 3D Printing Design FAQs Medical Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:20:00 +0000 50571 at http://machinedesign.com Reduce Regulatory Delays by Formalizing Design Control Processes http://machinedesign.com/medical/reduce-regulatory-delays-formalizing-design-control-processes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Arena Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The medical device industry stands at the crossroads between innovation and increased regulation. The lack of formal Design History Files (DHF) and Device Master Records (DMR) is one of the most...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/reduce-regulatory-delays-formalizing-design-control-processes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/reduce-regulatory-delays-formalizing-design-control-processes#comments Medical White Papers Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:06:00 +0000 50561 at http://machinedesign.com Solar-Power Battery Continues Charging Without Sunlight http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/solar-power-battery-continues-charging-without-sunlight <div class="node-body article-body">This new solar battery may be the key to continuous power, even when there are breaks in sunlight. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/solar-power-battery-continues-charging-without-sunlight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/solar-power-battery-continues-charging-without-sunlight#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Energy Sustainable Engineering News Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:03:00 +0000 50511 at http://machinedesign.com Photo courtesy of the University of Texas at Arlington Assisting an Aging Population: Designing Medical Devices with Force Sensing Technology http://machinedesign.com/medical/assisting-aging-population-designing-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the geriatric population on the rise, design engineers are challenged with designing responsive, noninvasive, user-friendly medical devices that cater to the needs of...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/assisting-aging-population-designing-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/assisting-aging-population-designing-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology#comments Medical White Papers Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:34:00 +0000 50331 at http://machinedesign.com Lockheed Martin to Purchase Sikorsky Aircraft http://machinedesign.com/defense/lockheed-martin-purchase-sikorsky-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Lockheed Martin has entered a $9.0-billion definitive agreement to acquire United Technologies&rsquo; Sikorsky Aircraft, a global provider of military and commercial helicopters. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/defense/lockheed-martin-purchase-sikorsky-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/defense/lockheed-martin-purchase-sikorsky-aircraft#comments Defense News Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:09:00 +0000 50481 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Lockheed Martin collaborated with&nbsp;Sikorsky&nbsp;to build the MH-60 naval helicopter.&nbsp;</p> Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin Microprocessor Skips a Generation Down to 7 nm http://machinedesign.com/embedded/microprocessor-skips-generation-down-7-nm <div class="node-body article-body">IBM has made a surprising breakthrough with its new microprocessor chip. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/embedded/microprocessor-skips-generation-down-7-nm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/embedded/microprocessor-skips-generation-down-7-nm#comments Embedded Semiconductor News Mon, 20 Jul 2015 21:05:00 +0000 50471 at http://machinedesign.com <p>IBM&#39;s new chip skips the next generation of microprocessors.&nbsp;</p> My First 30 Days with the Apple Watch http://machinedesign.com/blog/my-first-30-days-apple-watch <div class="node-body blog-body">The Apple Watch is pretty impressive, and while not perfect, hints at the future of personal technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/engineers-assemble">Engineers Assemble!</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/my-first-30-days-apple-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/my-first-30-days-apple-watch#comments Recreation Engineers Assemble! Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:27:00 +0000 50451 at http://machinedesign.com Hydrogel Advances 3D Printing of Cartilaginous Parts http://machinedesign.com/materials/hydrogel-advances-3d-printing-cartilaginous-parts <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A team of professors from MIT, Columbia, and Duke developed a tough new hydrogel that will take 3D printing of intricate, load-bearing body parts to the next level.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/hydrogel-advances-3d-printing-cartilaginous-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/hydrogel-advances-3d-printing-cartilaginous-parts#comments 3D Printing Medical Materials News Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:51:00 +0000 50351 at http://machinedesign.com <p>1. Interpenetrating matrices make this hydrogel&nbsp;tough; it doesn&#39;t snap,&nbsp;even when it is&nbsp;stretched to 5 times its original length.&nbsp;</p>