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Magnetic Resonance Reveals Important Changes in Wood Structure

Magnetic Resonance Reveals Important Changes in Wood Structure

Heat treatment has shown to be an efficient approach to enhance certain valuable properties of wood. Latest technological developments have enabled the following to be attained; higher hydrophobic properties, improved elasticity, and enhanced dimensional stability, among other things. [More]
Breakthrough Method for Making Corrosion-Resistant Layered Boride Materials

Breakthrough Method for Making Corrosion-Resistant Layered Boride Materials

One of the hardest and highly heat-resistant substances on Earth is boride. However, just like many materials, this also oxidizes when exposed to high temperatures. [More]
Study Findings Pave Way for Efficient, Economical Single-Step Hydrogen Peroxide Production

Study Findings Pave Way for Efficient, Economical Single-Step Hydrogen Peroxide Production

A complex process is required to synthesize dilute hydrogen peroxide at the large scale and this process seems to be economically unfeasible for most industrial applications except for a few industrial facilities. [More]
Physicists Find New Way of Designing Artificial Spin Ices with Controllable Magnetic Ordered States

Physicists Find New Way of Designing Artificial Spin Ices with Controllable Magnetic Ordered States

The first rewriteable synthetic magnetic charge ice has been developed by physicists from the University of Notre Dame and their collaborators. The study, explained today in a paper published in Science, suggests huge potential for technological applications right from reprogrammable magnonics and information encoding to spintronics. [More]
EPSRC to Fund New Projects Aiming to Improve Complex Formulation Processes

EPSRC to Fund New Projects Aiming to Improve Complex Formulation Processes

New research projects that aim to improve the complex formulation processes used to manufacture products such as toothpastes, inhalers, films that coat solar cells and pharmaceuticals are to receive significant funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). [More]
Sandia’s Research on Thin Films Could Influence Nuclear Research and Development

Sandia’s Research on Thin Films Could Influence Nuclear Research and Development

Paul Vianco of Sandia National Laboratories believes his research on thin films can boost the U.S. industry by influencing R&D based on nuclear weapons. [More]
Penn State Researchers Use Biocompatible Techniques to Reverse DNA-Based Nanomaterials

Penn State Researchers Use Biocompatible Techniques to Reverse DNA-Based Nanomaterials

Nanomaterials or DNA-based straight and branched polymers, which can be formed and dissolved using biocompatible techniques, are currently possible because of the work of biomedical engineers from Penn State. [More]
Mapping Distribution of Molten Boron Debris Could Help Determine Re-Criticality Risk within Nuclear Reactors

Mapping Distribution of Molten Boron Debris Could Help Determine Re-Criticality Risk within Nuclear Reactors

Japanese researchers are a step closer to decommissioning the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant. They have been able to successfully map the distribution of boron compounds in a model control rod, which will help to determine the re-criticality risk within the reactor. [More]
UW Researchers Measure Dynamics of Microscale Granular Crystals

UW Researchers Measure Dynamics of Microscale Granular Crystals

Materials that react to dynamic loading can provide better protection to military convoys, reduce vibrations in vehicles, and can make buildings relatively safer during earthquakes. [More]
AMIHO Technology Launches Combined LoRa and Wireless M-Bus Module at 868 MHz for the IoT, Smart Meter and Smart City Markets.

AMIHO Technology Launches Combined LoRa and Wireless M-Bus Module at 868 MHz for the IoT, Smart Meter and Smart City Markets.

Get ahead in the IoT and Smart Metering with AMIHO’s AM094 production-ready compact radio modules, including fully-featured protocol stacks. [More]