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18 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Biomedical applications of shape-memory polymers: How practically useful are they?

Polymers that exhibit shape-memory effect are an important class of materials in medicine, especially for minimally invasive deployment of devices.

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22 hrs ago | R & D

Breakthrough atomic-level observation uses super-resolution microscope

The research group led by assistant professor Takeo Ohsawa and associate professor Taro Hitosugi at the Advanced Institute for Materials Research of Tohoku Univ.

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Yesterday | Hispanic Business

New Materials Engineering Study Findings Reported from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from the , "In this study, two fabrication methods were used to create the monolithic alumina and the nanocomposites: pressure filtration and slip casting.

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Yesterday | Hispanic Business

New Materials Science Study Findings Have Been Reported by Investigators at Wayne State University

In contrast, typical hydrothermal methods to prepare inorganic hollow structures require 24 h or a few days."

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Research Conducted at Fudan University Has Updated Our Knowledge about Materials Science

Here, we developed a simple and robust approach for preparing core-shell Au-Ag nanoshuttles using single-crystal Au nanorods as cores."

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Green Car Congress

An abundant and inexpensive water-splitting photocatalyst with low toxicity active in visible light

Researchers at Japan's National Institute for Materials Science have discovered a new photocatalyst, Sn3O4, which facilitates the production of hydrogen fuel from water, using sunlight as an energy source.

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Related Topix: Science, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Tue Apr 15, 2014

EurekAlert!

WPI's Diana Lados honored by SAE International and Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society

The director of Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Integrative Materials Design Center receives the TMS Brimacombe Medal and the SAE Teetor Educational Award, which recognize sustained excellence in materials science and engineering research and education Diana Lados, left, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic ... (more)

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Related Topix: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Science, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Worcester, MA

KurzweilAI.net

Bio-inspired transparent synthetic materials could protect cars and people

A Scanning Electron Microscope image of the region surrounding an indentation the researchers made in a piece of shell from Placuna placenta.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Kottke.org

Navy: using seawater for fuel

The US Navy is working on technology to convert seawater into fuel to power unmodified combustion engines.

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India Talkies

Coming, glasses as strong as steel - Indiatalkies.com

New York, April 14: Imagine glasses that are strong as steel and can be used for producing hard, durable and seamless complex shapes that no other metal processing method can.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Nanomaterial company set to be among first Binghamton U. Start-Up NY ventures

Just days after being approved for Start-Up NY, Binghamton University has already been in communication with a handful of companies interested in taking advantage of a decade-long tax-free environment.

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Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Science, Rochester Institute of Technology, Cornell University

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

2D molybdenum shows potential for LED prod'n

The method for making 2D molybdenum diselenide uses chemical vapour deposition and is widely used by the semiconductor and materials industries to make thin films of silicon, carbon fibres and other materials.

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Related Topix: Nanotechnology, Science / Technology, Science, Physics

Thu Apr 10, 2014

ECNmag

Researchers use common spray gun to create self-assembling nanoparticle films

The promise of nanoparticles stems from their potential to modify the physical and mechanical properties of polymers for diverse applications, such as photovoltaic cells, sensors, and separation membranes.

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Langmuir

In Situ Non-DLVO Stabilization of Surfactant-Free, Plasmonic Gold...

V.M.: ETH ZA1 4rich, Institute for Building Materials , Wood Materials Science, Schafmattstr.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

DefenceTalk News

Scale Model WWII Craft Takes Flight with Fuel from the Sea Concept

Navy researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory , Materials Science and Technology Division, demonstrated proof-of-concept of novel NRL technologies developed for the recovery of carbon dioxide and hydrogen from seawater and conversion to a liquid hydrocarbon fuel.

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R & D

Scalable CVD process for making 2-D molybdenum diselenide

Nanoengineering researchers at Rice Univ. and Nanyang Technological Univ. in Singapore have unveiled a potentially scalable method for making one-atom-thick layers of molybdenum diselenide-a highly sought semiconductor that is similar to graphene but has better properties for making certain electronic devices like switchable transistors and ... (more)

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CiteULike

Adjustable forming of thermoplastic composites for orthopaedic applications

In Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, Vol. 9, No. 2. , pp. 83-88, doi:10.1023/a%3a1008894930867 The present study was focused on the development of a special thermoforming technique for manufacturing of continuous fibre reinforced thermoplastic composite parts with complex surface contours.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

EagleSpeak

Energy Wars: Fuel From the Sea

What's cooler than an "electromagnetic weapon at sea?" How about converting seawater to fuel? Those wild and crazy Naval Research Lab folks and some Navy Reserve help have found way to convert sea water into hydrocarbon fuel.

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TechEBlog

5 Mind-Bending Substances You Won't Believe Are Man-Made

The amorphous metal pictured above is a solid metallic material that is non-crystalline, and has a glass-like structure.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Hispanic Business

New Materials Science Findings from Catholic University of Leuven Outlined

Editor at Science Letter -- Fresh data on Science are presented in a new report.

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