Mechanical Engineering is the award-winning monthly flagship publication of ASME. Published since 1880, the magazine delivers an interdis ciplinary view into engineering trends and breakthroughs, giving readers a roadmap to better understand today's technology and tomorrow's innovations.
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Watching the Crops Grow
Addie Thompson is breeding better varieties of sorghum—but she’s going about it the hard way. This spring, Thompson, a postdoctoral researcher at Purdue University, helped plant a 10-acre field of different genetic lines of sorghum in 144 large plots. Then she geared up to harvest data.
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Tapping the Power of Flowing Water
A recent survey of more than 400 engineers conducted by ASME found that 75 percent had little or no familiarity with hydrokinetic power. This webinar provides an understanding of hydrokinetic power – hear from two technical experts and take a deep dive into demo projects underway in New York Harbor and the Gulf Stream. Learn about the energy behind each technology, the environmental constraints, and the challenges associated with licensing.
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