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  • Allen E. Puckett dies at 94; top defense executive and engineer

    Allen E. Puckett, one of the engineers who after World War II built Los Angeles-based Hughes Aircraft Co. into the nation's leading defense electronics firm — dominant in the markets for air defense, radar systems, tactical missiles and satellites...
  • Education briefs

    Engineering scholarships Anne Arundel Community College has been awarded a $598,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help support its engineering scholars program. The grant will provide scholarships of up to $4,000 annually to financially...
  • Audacious engineering forged the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel 50 years ago

    Audacious engineering forged the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel 50 years ago
    Fifty years after mesmerized motorists made their first wide-eyed trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge­-Tunnel, the seemingly endless, 17.6-mile expanse of elevated trestles, high-level bridges and deep underwater tunnels once hailed as an engineering...
  • D86 looks to fix system that mixes sewage, stormwater

    D86 looks to fix system that mixes sewage, stormwater
    Officials at Hinsdale Township High School District 86 are concerned that a longstanding problem of sewage mixing with stormwater from pipes at Hinsdale Central High School could impede school construction projects and is bad for the environment....
  • Boat builders reducing prices to get more buyers aboard

    If you think of a boat as an awfully expensive toy, well, some folks in the marine industry would like it to be more affordable. For Brunswick Corp., the nation's largest recreational boat builder, that means every new model should cost the same or...
  • Nasdaq plunges on tech stock sell-off

     Nasdaq plunges on tech stock sell-off
    A plunge in once-soaring technology shares sent Nasdaq into a triple-digit decline and yanked the rest of the stock market down with it. Erstwhile darlings such as Netflix Inc. and Facebook Inc., as well as biotechnology highfliers such as Intercept...
  • Scientists grow viable vaginas from girls' own cells

    Scientists grow viable vaginas from girls' own cells
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Four young women born with abnormal or missing vaginas were implanted with lab-grown versions made from their own cells, the latest success in creating replacement organs that have so far included tracheas, bladders and urethras....
  • Boeing plans to increase workforce in Long Beach, Seal Beach

    Boeing plans to increase workforce in Long Beach, Seal Beach
    After years of eliminating jobs in Southern California, aerospace giant Boeing Co. announced plans to increase its engineering workforce in Long Beach and Seal Beach by 1,000 positions. It is a rare and welcome development for the Southland's...
  • UConn, Comcast Join To Create Cybersecurity Program

    UConn, Comcast Join To Create Cybersecurity Program
    STORRS — Comcast, the nation's largest cable and Internet provider, said Thursday it is investing millions of dollars into UConn to create a cybersecurity research program to harden its systems to Internet attacks and information breaches. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hoffmann Architects Announces Promotion

    Hoffmann Architects, an architecture and engineering firm specializing in the rehabilitation of building exteriors, announces the promotion of a member of the technical staff. Bradley T. Carmichael, PE, Assoc. AIA has been promoted from project...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Anchor Engineering Services, Inc. Appoints New Environmental Project Engineer

    Fast Growing Industry Company Strengthens Resources. Anchor Engineering Services, Inc. (www.anchorengr.com) announced that Timothy J. Therriault, EIT, CDT has joined the firm to further develop their growing portfolio of environmental engineering...