Research and Development
The Hershey Company, the largest chocolate maker in the US, has launched a new project called Nourishing Minds that will help provide children in the US and abroad with the basic nutrition.
Nasa is developing a first-ever robotic mission to visit a large near-Earth asteroid, collect a multi-ton boulder from its surface, and redirect it into a stable orbit around the moon.
General Motors (GM) has selected LG Electronics as a key supplier of components for its next generation Chevrolet Bolt, which is set to offer consumers the first long-range and moderately-priced electric vehicle (EV).
Sweden’s Henning Rodhe has received the Volvo Environment Prize 2015 for his contributions to the understanding of the world’s atmosphere.
Teams from the Netherlands have won both categories of the World Solar Challenge, a cross-desert solar-powered automobile race.
Mitsubishi Electric has created a directional-indicator system for cars that illuminates road surfaces at night to inform pedestrians and other drivers of a vehicle’s intended path.
Lockheed Martin has successfully completed the maiden flight of the F-16V, the latest and most advanced F-16 fighter jet to date.
General Motors has become the first US automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to adopt supercapacitors (aka ultracapacitors) as part of a start-stop system.
Cobham recently received a series of orders from BAE Systems for microelectronic products totaling approximately $51m for the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet platform.
Chinese officials have announced last week that the country will begin construction of its first space station in 2018.