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    The Engine announces investments in first group of startups

    Original @ MIT News – Aeronautical and astronautical engineering New venture launched by MIT will support “tough-tech” companies at work on transformative ideas that take time to commercialize. [...]

    Air Force Tests New System to Monitor for Hypoxia Problems

    Original @ Defensetech The Air Force is testing a breathing and cockpit environment monitoring system developed by Cobham to provide data to address the continuing problem of pilots… [...]

    NASA selects economic research studies to examine investments in space

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories NASA has selected five new research proposals to understand the effective drivers of investments in the global space economy, encouraging non-traditional companies, as well as traditional aerospace companies, to look beyond satellites for new opportuni… [...]

    E-mental health tool may be key for astronauts to cope with anxiety, depression in space

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A clinical trial of an innovative e-mental health tool led by a Stony Brook University psychiatry professor to help address stress, anxiety and/or depression will begin on September 18. The trial is designed to inform the delivery of mental health trea… [...]

    MIT named No. 5 university by U.S. News

    Original @ MIT News – Business and management Undergraduate engineering program is No. 1; undergraduate business program is No. 2. [...]

    These fast, low-cost medical technologies will replace ultrasound and X-rays for specific uses

    Original @ KurzweilAI ยป News A radical software invention by three Caltech engineers promises to allow your smartphone camera* to provide detailed information about a critical measure of your heart’s health: the “left ventricular ejection fraction” (LVEF) — the amount of blood in the heart that is pumped out to the blood system with each beat. This figure is used by [...] [...]

    United Technologies buys Rockwell Collins for $22.75 billion

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories United Technologies is acquiring Rockwell Collins for $22.75 billion in order to expand its aerospace capabilities. [...]

    Glassy carbon, now with less heat

    Original @ MIT News – Aeronautical and astronautical engineering Carbon nanotubes lower the transformation temperature of glassy carbon, possibly aiding manufacturers, MIT researchers report. [...]

    Aerospace test at Sandia goes green with alternative to explosives

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Sandia National Laboratories has successfully demonstrated a new, more environmentally friendly method to test a rocket part to ensure its avionics can withstand the shock from stage separation during flight. [...]

    New robot rolls with the rules of pedestrian conduct

    Original @ MIT News – Aeronautical and astronautical engineering Approach may enable robots to move around hospitals, malls, and other areas with heavy foot traffic. [...]