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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News University Of Michigan Researchers Working On Plasma Thrusters. WXYZ-TV  Detroit (10/17) reports that University of Michigan aerospace engineering doctoral student Scott Hall is part of a team working on plasma thrusters for potential future spacecraft. The piece quotes … Continue reading

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 The NIH Center of Scientific Review in deal with Elsevier to support the peer review process of grant applications The Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has signed an agreement withElsevier, the information analytics company … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News Astronomers Discover Gravitational Waves In Neutron Star Collision. CBS News  (10/16, Harwood) reports that astronomers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) said Monday that they observed a rare collision of two neutron stars. The event produced a … Continue reading

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 Wiley appoints Ella Balagula as new EVP of publishing business John Wiley and Sons, Inc., a global research and learning company, has announced that Ella Balagula has been named Wiley’s new Executive Vice President of Wiley’s Publishing segment. Prior to … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News University Of Maryland Student Team Wins Second Place At “Solar Decathlon.” The Washington Post  (10/14, Chandler) reported that a team of University of Maryland students took second place on Saturday at a nine-day “Solar Decathlon” sponsored by the U.S. … Continue reading

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 Project DEAL and Springer Nature in negotiations for a forward-looking model for publishing and reading scientific literature Project DEAL of the Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany and publisher Springer Nature are negotiating a forward-looking model for publishing and reading scientific literature. … Continue reading

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Current California Fire Sites

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Leading the News Waymo Is First To Submit Safety Report On Self-driving Cars. Forbes  (10/12, Ohnsman) reports that as Waymo posted “a 43-page report, ‘On the Road To Fully Self-Driving,’ Thursday with details about its sensors and software, its ‘Early Rider’ … Continue reading

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 Springer Nature launches Springer Nature Experiments – a free-to-use research solution for the life sciences Springer Nature has launched a new, free-to-use research solution, Springer Nature Experiments, to help researchers in the life sciences advance discovery by accessing the most relevant … Continue reading

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