Cornell Universityresearchers have 3-D printed a working loudspeaker, integrating the plastic, conductive and magnetic parts. The loudspeaker is ready for use almost as soon as it comes out of the printer.
Five community colleges in the St. Louis area are forming a consortium to train workers in skills needed by aerospace manufacturing companies. The consortium is part of the state’s effort to lure Boeing into building the Boeing 777X in St. Louis.
Olympus of Center Valley, Pa., has partnered with the Smithsonian Institution, to create Q?rius (pronounced “Curious”), a new educational exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) in Washington, D.C.
Microscopy, being relatively easy to perform at low cost, is the universal diagnostic method for detection of most globally important parasitic infections. Methods developed in well-equipped laboratories are, however, difficult to maintain at the basic performance levels required by the health care system due to lack of adequately trained personnel and resources.
Doctors at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Flaum Eye Institute have developed the iStent, a new, implantable glaucoma therapy. The Food and Drug Administration approved the device this year.
FANUC has merged North and South American operations into a single company, FANUC America Corp. The new company, headquartered in Rochester Hills, Mich., will have combined annual sales in excess of $1 billion and facilities in 22 locations.
Today’s CNC machine tools can do things that were only dreamt of a decade ago. Whether it’s a 5-axis machining center or a 9-axis lathe, modern machinery can make increasingly complex parts in less time and more accurately than ever before.