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Engineers Embark on a Mission to Bring Humanity to the Field of Engineering

David E. Goldberg, President of Big Beacon and emeritus professor of engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Mark Somerville, professor of engineering and associate dean at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, – are two men on a daring mission. Their goal is to transform the entire world of engineering. Their objective [...]

Digital Effort Increases Access To Rare Books

By Dave Gong FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) – Stepping into the rare books room at the Allen County Public Library is like stepping back in time. Antique furniture complements the character of a room devoted to the library’s ever-expanding collection of rare and antique – even ancient – books and artifacts. Display cases containing replicas [...]

Silicon Valley Struggles To Speak FDA’s Language

By Matthew Perrone WASHINGTON (AP) – From Apple’s new smartwatch that tracks heartbeats to contact lenses that measure blood sugar – Silicon Valley is pouring billions into gadgets and apps designed to transform health care. But the tech giants that have famously disrupted so many industries are now facing their own unexpected disruption: regulation. Google [...]

New Memoir Presents An Armenian-Iranian-American Engineer’s Odyssey From The Streets Of Tehran To The Hills Of Malibu

Los Angeles, Calif. – …And Then I Met The Getty Kouros is a memoir that chronicles the remarkable story of Jack Njdeh Yaghoubian, who has made a huge impact on the world of engineering in the United States and around the world. This Armenian-Iranian-American odyssey is a story of one life with three rich and [...]

Review: Tech Goodies To Bring Along On Trips

By Anick Jesdanun DENVER, Colo. (AP) – Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out. But did you remember your gadgets and chargers? Did you download enough entertainment? Do you know where you’re going? In my travels, I’ve come across a number of products and services [...]