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Science, Industry and Business
Jackets with built-in mobile phones, sports clothes that warn you when your heart rate gets too high, wallpaper with glowing patterns-these are not concepts from a science fiction movie, some of them are actually already available, and they may soon become commonplace.
2 hrs ago
NCI Academy students see RTI up close
RTI International Metals Human Resources Manager Glenn Wood shows a drain used to contain diesel fuel spills from trucks to New College Institute officials and students in the Industry Fundamentals program of NCI's Academy for Engineering and Technology.
Wed Jun 19, 2013
Simple and inexpensive process to make a material for CO2 adsorption
The novel material developed by the UNIST research team has exceptionally high CO2 adsorption capacity which could pave the way to save Earth from CO2 pollution.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
University announces vice provost for research
Trustee professor of materials science and engineering and Director of Penn's Nano/Bio Interface Center Dawn Bonnell was appointed Vice Provost for Research today.
R & D
Surprising turns in magnetic thin films could lead to better data storage
A magnetic phenomenon newly discovered by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers could lead to much faster, denser and more energy-efficient chips for memory and computation.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Simple and inexpensive process to make a material for carbon dioxide adsorption
The novel material developed by the UNIST research team has exceptionally high CO2 adsorption capacity which could pave the way to save the Earth from CO2 pollution.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Luxfer: Secular Growth At Attractive Valuations
In this investment note, I will discuss Luxfer Holdings , which is a global material science company.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
From insult to alchemy
Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-Made World , by Mark Miodownik, Viking, RRPA 18, 272 pages No science book I have read has started with such a graphic description of violence against the author.
Ohio State's souped-up electron microscope collection ready for industry research partnerships
Ohio State University's new Center for Electron Microscopy aims to prove it's not just the tools, but how you use them.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Silicon-Based Nanoparticles Could Make LEDs Cheaper, Greener to Produce
Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, are the most efficient and environmentally friendly light bulbs on the market.
Some basic aspects of electromagnetic radiation emission during...
Materials Science and Engineering: A , Vol. 454-455 , pp. 203-210, doi:10.1016/j.msea.2006.11.011 This paper presents some basic aspects of electromagnetic radiation emission during plastic deformation and crack propagation in Cu-Zn alloys.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Polymer Nanoreactors Create Uniform Nanocrystals
Using star-shaped block co-polymer structures as tiny reaction vessels, researchers have developed an improved technique for producing nanocrystals with consistent sizes, compositions and architectures - including metallic, ferroelectric, magnetic, semiconductor and luminescent nanocrystals.
Nanofiber sensor detects diabetes or lung cancer faster and easier
Metal-oxide nanofiber based chemiresistive gas sensors offer greater usability for portable real-time breath tests that can be available on smart phones or tablet PCs in the near future Clockwise from left to right: left upper shows a magnified SEM image of a broken thin-wall assembled SnO2 fiber.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
The Star Online
Nearly RM2.4mil raised in 10 days
Three young Singaporeans who went online to raise US$100,000 so they could start making the world's cheapest 3-D printer are suddenly thinking bigger.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
MMI Hosts Materials Science Expert As Visiting Professor
The Michigan Molecular Institute's Turner Alfrey Visiting Professorship will set the stage for a week's worth of expert instruction in the field of materials science later this month.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
HAPPI/Household & PP Industry
More Innovations at Living Proof
Living Proof expanded its science team with the appointment of Dr. Thomas H. Jozefiak as vice president, discovery.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Nanoparticle sintering simulations
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NASA engineer conducts demonstration
The Las Cruces Academy and El Paso homeschoolers co-hosted a demonstration of materials science for space applications on May 20.
Thu May 30, 2013
Ancient Egyptian Bead Was Based On Meteorite
Open University and University of Manchester researchers wrote in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science that they found proof that ancient Egyptians used meteorites to make accessories.
Wed May 29, 2013
An electrical switch for magnetism
Researchers at MIT have developed a new way of controlling the motion of magnetic domains - the key technology in magnetic memory systems, such as a computer's hard disk.