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  1. Tracking Control of a Spool Displacement in a Direct Piezoactuator-Driven Servo Valve System

    Chulhee Han, Yong-Hoon Hwang, Seung-Bok…
  1. Could Airborne Wind Energy become a $3 billion market?

    Airborne Wind Energy employs kites, tethered drones or turbines in balloons to make electricity, accessing more consistent, stronger winds above those reached by wind turbines on…
  2. Is the US Producing Too Much Oil?

    Peakoil.com - Energy 03.30 / 01:50 peakoil.com
    OPEC’s production cut had many investors excited for a recovery in oil prices, but the U.S. seems determined to fill in that supply gap. In this clip from Industry Focus: Energy, Fool energy analysts Sean O’Reilly and Taylor Muckerman discuss how much production is set to increase in 2017, what it means for the oil…
  3. The great cost of averting climate change

    Peakoil.com - Energy 03.30 / 01:50 peakoil.com
    Scientists have published a road map of what needs to happen to meet the goal of restricting global average temperatures to less than 2°C above pre-industrial levels. For green investors and technocratic statists, it reads like a dream. For the rest of us, it spells certain economic disaster. Modelling the climate – a massive, complex [&…
  4. Oil Traders Warn There’s a Supply Crunch Looming

    Peakoil.com - Energy 03.30 / 00:46 peakoil.com
    The oil market is risking a supply crunch as producers cut spending on major projects to focus on short-term low-cost shale output in the U.S., some of the top crude and products traders said. With oil prices hovering around $50 a barrel, current project spending is focused on “short-cycle” projects involving U.S. shale deposits, Daniel [&#…
  5. Russia Can Wait for $70 Oil Before Re-Entering Arctic Waters

    Peakoil.com - Energy 03.30 / 00:46 peakoil.com
    Russia can wait for a sustained recovery in oil prices before drilling again in Arctic waters, relying for now on less costly regions even as rival producer Norway accelerates development of its northerly fields. “We estimate production costs for the Russian Arctic offshore in the range of $70 to $100 a barrel,” Energy Minister Alexander Novak […
  6. Country With The World’s Largest Oil Reserves Runs Out Of Gasoline

    Peakoil.com - Energy 03.30 / 00:46 peakoil.com
    In a testament to the efficiency of socialism, leftist-run Venezuela has long prided itself on selling its citizens the world’s cheapest gasoline… that is when it has gasoline to sell. While fuel supplies in the country with the world’s largest proven oil reserves… … have continued flowing despite monetary collapse and hyperinflation, a domestic oil…
  7. Bahrain denies depletion of oil reserves in 15 years

    Peakoil.com - Energy 03.30 / 00:46 peakoil.com
    Bahrain denied on Tuesday that the oil production in Bahrain will deplete within the next fifteen years, Al Wasat local online news reported. The Minister of Oil Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa confirmed in the parliament session that the oil reserves will continue for the decades. He was responding to a remark by MP…
  8. World Oil Production

    Peakoil.com - Energy 03.30 / 00:46 peakoil.com
    The views expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of Dennis Coyne or Ron Patterson. The BP Statistical Review of World Energy has oil production data by country up to the end of 2015. This is what that looks like from 1988: The United States increased production by 5.1 million barrels per…
  1. In 2016, Volkswagen Court Order Dwarfed FTC Herbalife Settlement

    FTC Acting Chairwoman Maureen Ohlhausen called 2016 “a historic year" for her…
  2. Healthy INSIDER Podcast 47: Probiotic NDI Challenges

    As living organisms, probiotics are different from other types of ingredients used in supplements, such as botanicals and vitamins; yet, probiotics are subject to the same regulatory requirements. In this episode, Ivan Wasserman, partner, Amin Talati Upadhye, and outside general counsel to the International Probiotics Association (IPA), and…
  3. INSIDER, CRN Continue Webinar Series Through 2017

    The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, and Natural Products INSIDER are continuing to collaborate on their industry-wide webinar series through…
  4. Targeting Seniors for Joint Support

    Americans are living longer and they also want to remain as active as possible with reduced joint…
  5. Bringing Botanicals to EU Market: The Complications and Solutions

    Although the assessment of submitted health claims on botanicals is still on hold in the EU, demand is on the rise for plant-based proteins and plant foods that may offer medicinal properties and support health and…
  6. La-Z-Boy celebrates 90 years of American-made comfort

    Furniturenews.net - Consumer Goods 03.29 / 16:42 furniturenews.net
    La-Z-Boy is celebrating its milestone 90th anniversary with more than 6300 employees nationwide, spanning its corporate headquarters in Michigan, five US manufacturing plants, six US distribution centers, and 142 corporate-owned La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores (an additional 204 store locations are dealer own…
  7. User Experience is Impacting Search Rankings for Online Retailers

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 03.29 / 14:26 dealerscope.com
    Consumers are out there searching for products every single day, and they use search engines to connect to brands and retailers. The post User Experience is Impacting Search Rankings for Online Retailers appeared first on…
  8. CTA Celebrates the Passage of CRA on Broadband Privacy

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 03.29 / 14:26 dealerscope.com
    The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA), regarding the House passage of a resolution rescinding burdensome internet regulations imposed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC): “We applaud the House for passing this critical legislation, reversing the FCC’s deeply flawed broadband privacy and data security rules which were […] The post CTA Celebrates the Passage of CRA on Broadband Privacy…
  1. If Canada ups its oil shipping, should we worry?

    Crosscut.com - Environment 03.30 / 02:12 crosscut.com
    Every week, an oil tanker laden with a crude oil called dilbit makes the journey from Vancouver, B.C., to Tacoma, winding its way through the passages of the San Juan Islands to southern Puget Sound. If the dilbit aboard spills … Continue reading…
  2. Direct Linear System Identification Method for Multistory Three-dimensional Building Structure with General Eccentricity

    Kenichirou Shintani, Shinta Yoshitomi, Izuru…
  3. 'Pixie Dust and Hope' v. Coal Dust and Corruption: 'BradCast' 3/29/2017

    Dailykos.com - Environment 03.30 / 01:12 dailykos.com
    Rightwingers indicted and sentenced from CA to TX to NJ; Plus: Federal regulations undone and otherwise... On today's BradCast, some accountability news for a happy change of pace! What are the odds? [Audio link to the show posted below.] Among the accountability stories covered on today's show: 15 felony counts filed in CA against the rightwing activists who secretly video taped and then lied about Planned Parenthood; 28 federal criminal counts filed in TX against a former Tea…
  4. ExxonMobil Asks Trump to Maintain the Paris Climate Deal

    Dailykos.com - Environment 03.30 / 01:12 dailykos.com
    From Fortune: ExxonMobil, the world's largest publicly traded oil and gas company, is urging the White House to stick with the global climate agreement reached in Paris last year. In a letter sent to the White House on March 22 — days before President Donald Trump signed an executive order rolling back Barack Obama's climate legacy — Exxon told the administration that the Paris agreement is an "effective framework for addressing the risks of climate change" and that…
  5. Gov. Kate Brown fires majority of state environmental commissioners

    OregonLive-Environment 03.30 / 00:59 oregonlive.com
    The commission oversees an agency that has struggled to regain public trust since last year's Portland air scare revealed just how little it had done to protect city residents from toxic air…
  6. Hybrid Trailblazer: 2017 Lexus CT 200h Earned an EPA-Estimated 42 MPG Combined, All in a Luxuriously Compact Package

    Greenlivingguy.com - Environment 03.30 / 00:48 greenlivingguy.com
    Fun to drive, versatile and efficient 42 MPG EPA-Estimated Combined Fuel EconomyF SPORT Package Delivers Sporty Flare When more luxury brands build hybrids that can offer 42 MPG EPA-estimated combined fuel economy, they will have caught up to the Lexus... Read More Hybrid Trailblazer: 2017 Lexus CT 200h Earned an EPA-Estimated 42 MPG Combined, All in a Luxuriously…
  7. Spring’s here at last, plan your planting carefully

    Today’s the first day of spring and many Nebraskans are itching to get going on their gardens and landscaping, but before planting any flowers or shrubs, one expert says to be sure they won’t be a pest in the long run. Allison Zach, coordinator of the Nebraska Invasive Species Program, says you should only buy […
  8. For the love of plants: 150 years of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society

    Minnpost.com - Environment 03.30 / 00:13 minnpost.com
    Mary Laine The year 2016 marked the 150th anniversary of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society. In its early years, the society was a small, male-dominated organization focused on fruit production. Its mission shifted to become more educational as members taught each other, and the public, how to use plants to enhance their environments.In 1866, John Harris from La Crescent displayed twenty varieties of apples at the Minnesota State Fair, held in Rochester. His…
  1. New Eagle Packaging machinery creates XL trays

    FGN - News 03.30 / 02:03 fruitgrowersnews.com
    Eagle Packaging Machinery has recently introduced the Vassoyo Air XL for forming extra-large produce trays with or without a lid. The tray former can create trays up to 60″x60″ and uses a Nordson glue system. The new Vassoyo Air XL includes features like a pre-load station to stage up to 36 inches of corrugate, a […] The post New Eagle Packaging machinery creates XL trays appeared first on Fruit Growers…
  2. Longtime Capital Press salesman retires after 29 years

    Capital Press - Ag Sectors 03.30 / 02:03 capitalpress.com
    Wayne McMorris says he will miss the people he met each…
  3. UFW organizes anti-Trump rallies

    Capital Press - Nation 03.30 / 00:59 capitalpress.com
    In honor of its co-founders 90th birthday, United Farm Workers of America is holding rallies protesting President Donald Trump’s deportation and immigration…
  4. Steering towards grazing fields

    Eurekalert.org - Agriculture  03.29 / 23:06 eurekalert.org
    (American Society of Agronomy) It makes sense that a 1,200 pound Angus cow would place quite a lot of pressure on the ground on which it walks. But a new study shows that even these heavy beasts can't do much to compact common soils -- if they're grazed…
  5. Nebraska Brand Committee to phase out cash for cattle inspection payments

    Cash will no longer be accepted as payment for Nebraska cattle brand inspections starting in the summer of 2018. Bill Bunce, executive director of the Nebraska Brand Committee, says they’ll roll out new technology that will give producers several options for payment. “We’re going to get away from a cash transaction,” Bunce says. “That target…
  6. Washington sweet cherry growers to vote on marketing order

    FGN - News 03.29 / 21:23 fruitgrowersnews.com
    Washington sweet cherry growers will vote from Apr. 21 through May 5, on whether to continue their Federal marketing order. Growers who have produced sweet cherries in designated counties in Washington from Apr. 1, 2016 through Mar. 31, 2017, are eligible to vote. A continuance referendum is required every six years. The U.S. Department of […] The post Washington sweet cherry growers to vote on marketing order appeared first on Fruit Growers…
  7. Will Corn Stocks Be Higher Then Expected?

    Agweb.com - News 03.29 / 21:23 agweb.com
    « Previous Blog Posting Will Corn Stocks Be Higher Then Expected? Mar 29, 2017   If you haven't taken a look at our mobile trading app yet, visit us over at Grain Hedge to get live streaming quotes on your mobile phone or tablet for report day! As always, call the office questions or for assistance. Our number is 877-472-4607 and we would be happy to talk. The risk of trading futures, hedging and speculating can …
  8. Wine grape research videos available from MSU Extension

    FGN - News 03.29 / 20:10 fruitgrowersnews.com
    Wine grape growers now have access to Michigan State University (MSU) research in the form of short, informative videos. Thanks to funding from the Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council, growers can access free presentations from MSUscientists describing their research findings and what it means for growers. These helpful videos offer growers quick and easy access […] The post Wine grape research videos available from MSU Extension appeared first on Fruit Growers …
  1. Prolific Mars Orbiter Completes 50,000 Orbits

    Jpl.nasa.gov -Space 03.29 / 22:40 www.jpl.nasa.gov
    The most data-productive Mars spacecraft passed orbit 50,000 this week, continuing to compile the most sharp-eyed global coverage ever gathered by a camera at the Red…
  2. NASA to Preview 'Grand Finale' of Cassini Saturn Mission

    Jpl.nasa.gov -Space 03.29 / 22:40 www.jpl.nasa.gov
    NASA will hold a news conference on Tuesday, April 4, at JPL, to preview the beginning of Cassini's final mission segment (called the Grand Finale), which begins in late…
  3. NASA Announces Astronomy and Astrophysics Fellows for 2017

    Jpl.nasa.gov -Space 03.29 / 22:40 www.jpl.nasa.gov
    NASA has selected 28 fellows for its prestigious Einstein, Hubble and Sagan…
  4. InSight lander’s troubled seismometer passes major test

    Spaceflightnow.com -Space 03.29 / 22:40 spaceflightnow.com
    A balky interplanetary seismic instrument that ran into technical problems in 2015, forcing a two-year delay in the launch of NASA's InSight lander to Mars, cleared a major test last week after engineers redesigned part of the sensor package, boosting confidence that the mission will be ready to blast off in May…
  5. Twin solid rockets, reused veterans of spaceflight, set for Endeavour display

    Spaceflightnow.com -Space 03.29 / 22:40 spaceflightnow.com
    Two space shuttle solid rocket boosters -- reusable space hardware that launched on 81 missions -- are being gifted to the California Science Center to become part of the museum's launch pad display of…
  6. Curiosity rover shows new signs of wheel wear

    Spaceflightnow.com -Space 03.29 / 22:40 spaceflightnow.com
    Engineers have spotted two small breaks in the treading on the left middle wheel on NASA's Curiosity rover, one of six wheels that have moved the robot nearly 10 miles across the Martian surface since landing in August…
  7. Finite Light — Why We Always Look Back In Time

    Universe Today - News 03.29 / 22:34 universetoday.com
    Light's finite speed make all gazing a ride in a time machine. Only a photon truly lives in the moment. The post Finite Light — Why We Always Look Back In Time appeared first on Universe T…
  8. Titan Has ‘Electrically-Charged’ Hydrocarbon Sands

    Sci-News.com - Space 03.29 / 22:34 sci-news.com
    Low-density organic granules that cover the surface of Saturn’s moon Titan are ‘electrically charged,’ according to new experiments done by scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The research, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, was led by Josh Méndez Harper, a geophysics and electrical engineering doctoral student at Georgia Tech. “When the wind blows [...]…
  1. AM General to Develop Autonomous Transport Vehicle for U.S. Army

    AM General has announced that it has entered into partnership with the U.S. Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) to develop and demonstrate an autonomous driving vehicle, based … Continue Reading The post AM General to Develop Autonomous Transport Vehicle for U.S. Army appeared first on Unmanned Systems…
  2. Sky-Futures and Bristow Conduct Successful Manned-Unmanned Interoperability Flight Tests

    Sky-Futures and Bristow Group have announced that they have successfully conducted their first interoperability test between a helicopter and an unmanned aircraft at Galliano, Louisiana, achieving a major milestone in … Continue Reading The post Sky-Futures and Bristow Conduct Successful Manned-Unmanned Interoperability Flight Tests appeared first on Unmanned Systems…
  3. Laguna Woods residents on a mission to support troops

    OrangeCounty-Military 03.29 / 22:33 ocregister.com
    A small group of residents in the Towers at Laguna Woods Village might have the best handwriting in the community. Every Monday at 1 p.m., Edie Jaffe, Steve Handelman and Harriet Fillmore go the library to write letters. Each of them sits at a…
  4. ​Air Combat Commander hints at rapid acquisition for new standoff aircraft

    Flightglobal.com - Military&Defense 03.29 / 21:34 flightglobal.com
    The US Air Force could field its Penetrating Counterair platform on a fast track, according to the service s head of Air Combat…
  5. Coast Guard, Navy assist damaged San Pedro charter fishing boat off San Clemente Island

    OrangeCounty-Military 03.29 / 21:22 ocregister.com
    Twenty passengers and five crew members from a charter fishing vessel based in San Pedro were safely returned to shore Sunday, March 19, after the boat struck a submerged object in the ocean and began taking on water off San Clemente…
  6. NATO Sends Typhoon Fighter Jets To Romania In Clear Message To Russia

    In a move that will surely make the volatile Black Sea region even more interesting, NATO will begin basing fighter jets in Romania in May, the United Kingdom announced this week. While it may not seem like much, it means NATO will further expand its reach into Russia’s southern flank, basing jets minutes from the…Read mor…
  7. Japan Boosts The Philippines With Beechcraft TC-90s In Ongoing South China Sea Dispute

    Japan is leasing the Philippines five military surveillance aircraft to better help them patrol sea lanes in the highly contested South China Sea. Manila already received two of the Beechcraft TC-90 planes, which will be a boost to its limited patrol capabilities. The move is significant because both countries are…Read m…
  8. Historical Context for Today's Surveillance Debates: The 1945 Legal Memo on What Became Operation Shamrock

    Lawfareblog.com - Military&Defense 03.29 / 19:17 lawfareblog.com
    Section 702 is coming up for renewal later this year, and it is clear we'll be hearing a lot in that context about the impact of SIGINT collection activities on US person communications. When that topic comes up, inevitably there follows at least a brief reference to the Church Committee's exposure of Operation SHAMROCK and Operation MINARET. In light of all this--or perhaps just because I love archival finds--I'm writing this post to capture some 1940s history that helps us better…
  1. Cannabis Use May Predict Opioid Use in Women Undergoing Addictions Treatment, Study Says

    Newswise.com - Medecine 03.30 / 02:27 newswise.com
    Researchers found that women in methadone treatment who use cannabis are 82 per cent more likely to continue using opioids. This means that women who use cannabis are at high risk of failing methadone…
  2. Global immunization impact constrained by outdated vaccine delivery systems, researchers say

    Eurekalert.org - Medecine 03.30 / 01:25 eurekalert.org
    (Burness) Outdated vaccine supply and distribution systems are delaying and limiting the impact that vaccines have on safeguarding people's health. Among the challenges of ensuring a consistent supply of potent vaccines identified by researchers: one in every three countries in the world experiences at least one stockout of at least one vaccine for at least one month; and 19 to 38 percent of vaccines worldwide are accidentally exposed to freezing temperatures, potentially compromising the…
  3. In U.S. Restaurants, Bars And Food Trucks, 'Modern Slavery' Persists

    Wbaa.org - Medecine 03.30 / 00:32 wbaa.org
    They come from places like Vietnam, China, Mexico and Guatemala, lured by promises of better-paying jobs and legal immigration. Instead, they're smuggled into the U.S., forced to work around the clock as bussers, wait staff and cooks, and housed in cramped living quarters. For this, they must pay exorbitant fees that become an insurmountable debt, even as their pay is often withheld, stolen or unfairly docked. In restaurants, bars and food trucks across America, many workers are entrapped…
  4. After Fleeing An Apocalypse, La Vida Boheme Embraces Its Immigrant Story

    Wbaa.org - Medecine 03.30 / 00:32 wbaa.org
    La Vida Boheme plays upbeat music on somber themes. The Venezuelan rockers' last album, Será , came as student protests were erupting in their home town of Caracas. The band's booking agent was murdered; their tour manager was kidnapped. The four members of the group locked themselves inside their apartments. They would later describe the record, which won a Latin Grammy, as "the soundtrack to an apocalypse." "In our country, people are having a really hard time," says lead singer Henry …
  5. #BlackWomenAtWork: Women Speak Out After Criticism Of Journalist, Congresswoman

    Wbaa.org - Medecine 03.30 / 00:32 wbaa.org
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyVXed2gRD8 Two separate high-profile incidents broadcast this week highlighted the criticism black women regularly face in the workplace and spurred many to share their own experiences on social media. "It's high time that people recognize it's not just happening on television — it's happening at the cube right next to them, and they have something they can do about it," says educator and activist Brittany Packnett. On Tuesday, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly d…
  6. Cannabis use may predict opioid use in women undergoing addictions treatment, study says

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 03.30 / 00:11 medicalxpress.com
    A new study suggests that the use of cannabis may impact treatment in women undergoing methadone treatment…
  7. Ultrasone HFI-680 Headphones Pounds Your Heart With Its Bass

    Ultrasone HFI-680 are closed-back headphones and thus you can expect some great bassy performance from them when you are playing bass-oriented music. The hip hop and rap lovers will also love these headphones for their performance when it comes to bass. The design of the headphones is also intelligent and Ultrasone has definitely proved that [...] The post Ultrasone HFI-680 Headphones Pounds Your Heart With Its Bass appeared first on Autism Daily…
  8. Felony Charges For U.S. Diplomat Over Alleged Contacts With Chinese Agents

    Wbaa.org - Medecine 03.29 / 23:20 wbaa.org
    For years, a State Department employee allegedly received tens of thousands of dollars in gifts from Chinese intelligence agents and failed to report the repeated contacts to U.S. officials. Candace Claiborne pleaded not guilty at a federal court appearance Wednesday to charges of obstructing an official proceeding and making false statements to the FBI, over her relationship with the Chinese agents. Claiborne "used her position and her access to sensitive diplomatic data for personal…
  1. Hadoop at Strata: Not Exactly ‘Failure,’ But It Is Complicated

    Datanami.com - Industries 03.30 / 02:18 datanami.com
    Has Hadoop failed to deliver the goods? That was a question on the minds of Strata + Hadoop World attendees last week, with opinions expressed both pro and con. Regardless of your stance on that question, it’s clear that the center of gravity has moved beyond the yellow elephant. The most obvious clue that the Read more… The post Hadoop at Strata: Not Exactly ‘Failure,’ But It Is Complicated appeared first on…
  2. DFA 2017 Members of Distinction Southeast Area

    Dairyherd.com - Industries 03.30 / 02:17 dairyherd.com
    Dairy Farmers of America’s Members of Distinction program honors members who embody the Cooperative’s core values and excel on their operations, in their communities and in the industry. Each year, one member farm from each of DFA’s seven regional Areas is honored during the Annual Banquet at DFA’s Annual Meeting. The 2017 Members of Distinction Southeast Area are: Flory Family, Hillside Farm – Dublin, Va. The Flory family – Dale and Janet, along with …
  3. Offshore Wind Maturing Ahead of Schedule

    Offshore wind power is on the cusp of exponential growth, with installed capacity set to nearly triple between 2015 to 2020.  This growth is being accompanied by marked cost reduction, with recent auction tenders suggesting that costs have fallen by 60 percent compared to 2010 levels. As …
  4. PIAA commends govt over ACCC inquiry

    Proprint.com.au - Industries 03.30 / 01:24 proprint.com.au
    Association relieved ACCC investigating B2B unfair contract…
  5. Konica Minolta launches two printers

    Proprint.com.au - Industries 03.30 / 01:24 proprint.com.au
    AccurioPrint C2060L is a new entry-level press, while AccurioPress C2070/C2060 is a high-end production…
  6. Avery Dennison releases new wall graphics

    Proprint.com.au - Industries 03.30 / 01:24 proprint.com.au
    Packaging company has created two short-term wall graphics for retail and public…
  7. Bank unions agree to govt’s financial goals to recapitalize weak banks

    Livemint.com - Industries 03.30 / 01:17 livemint.com
    The employee unions and Uco Bank management have signed an MoU for a turnaround plan, which will decide the future course of action in the bank’s r…
  8. Otto Co-Founder: Self-Driving Trucks Will Happen Gradually

    Trucktrend.com - Industries 03.30 / 00:29 trucktrend.com
    Drivers Will Be “Co-Pilots” Initially, Still Needed for Urban Dri…