The term '4D printing' essentially refers to 3D printed objects that have an added dimension: time. These 3D objects transform and change shape over time opening up the possibility of self assembling tools, color changing clothes and comfortable prosthetics.
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A novel technique is being developed that makes it possible to imitate the fine and complex structure of seashells, teeth and other biological composite materials.
Managers, operators and quality control personnel in the fabrication, positive material identification and scrap metal industries can now assess the chemical composition of metals with a new analyzer that is smaller and lighter than any x-ray fluorescence (XRF) alloy analyzer on the market today.
Researchers at Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences have created a unique method to target pain receptors using tiny gold nanorods.
Advanced engineering has been applied over the last decade to the design and creation of more ergonomic and aerodynamic racing wheelchairs.
Tony Carroll, Aluminum Industry Sales and Product Development Manager at Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc., talks to AZoM.com about reducing waste and improving process efficiency in the aluminum industry.
Jeff Dimmit, Vice President Technology at Evonik Jayhawk Fine Chemicals, speaks to AZoM about their recent collaborations in support of polyimide and epoxy customers.
Donald Bouchard, Business Development and Marketing Manager at Anasazi Instruments, spoke to AZoM about their range of high resolution NMR Spectrometers.
In this interview, Jai Subramanian from H.C. Starck talks to AZoM about the demands of the mobile device market on touch screen technology, and how their speciality alloys for sputtering targets help to improve the performance and reliability of touch screen devices.
A research team from the University of Leeds recently developed a technique for magnetising non-magnetic metals by altering their quantum interactions. AZoM spoke to the lead member of this team, Dr. Oscar Cespedes, about the research.
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