January 28, 2012, No comments

AnalySwift, a leading provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for aerospace and energy composites and other advanced materials, announced today the release of VABS 3.6. This is the latest version of VABS, […]


Mantec Consolidates Ceramic Activities

January 28, 2012, No comments

Mantec, the British technology group with a portfolio of manufacturing businesses based in Stoke-on-Trent, has announced that with immediate effect th ...


New Material for Thermonuclear Fusion Reactors

January 10, 2012, 1 Comment

Thermonuclear fusion promises to be a possible solution to the current energy crisis. It is produced when two atomic nuclei of light elements combine ...


Reference Material for Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes

January 9, 2012, No comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the world’s first reference material for single-wall carbon nanotube soot. ...

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    Nanocrystals make Dentures Shine
    January 9, 2012, No comments

    The hardest substance in the human body is moved by its strongest muscles: When we heartily bite into an apple or a schnitzel, enormous strengths are working on the surface […]

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    Customisable Graphene Nanowiggles
    January 9, 2012, No comments

    A research team led by Vincent Meunier from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has discovered the unique properties of graphene nanowiggles, a new type of graphene material, by utilizing the capabilities of […]

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    A New Kind of Metal in the Deep Earth
    January 5, 2012, No comments

    The crushing pressures and intense temperatures in Earth’s deep interior squeeze atoms and electrons so closely together that they interact very differently. With depth materials change. New experiments and supercomputer […]

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    Granular Material Properties Explained
    January 5, 2012, No comments

    A stroll on the beach can mean sinking your toes into smooth sand or walking firm-footed on a surface that appears almost solid. While both properties are commonplace, exactly what […]

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    Highly Porous Material Discovered
    January 5, 2012, No comments

    The delivery of pharmaceuticals into the human body or the storage of voluminous quantities of gas molecules could now be better controlled, thanks to a study by University of Pittsburgh […]