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Engineers Create Gecko Fingertip-Inspired Adhesive Material

Engineers Create Gecko Fingertip-Inspired Adhesive Material

Stanford engineers have created an adhesive material inspired by the unique properties of grippy gecko fingertips, which could enable robotic hands to hold nearly any kind of object by applying less pressure. [More]
Bruker Launch New Contour Elite 3D Optical Microscopes, Combining 3D Surface Metrology with High-Definition Microscopy

Bruker Launch New Contour Elite 3D Optical Microscopes, Combining 3D Surface Metrology with High-Definition Microscopy

Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the release of its new Contour Elite 3D Optical Microscopes, which for the first time fully integrate high-definition microscopy imaging with industry-leading three-dimensional (3D) optical metrology functionality. [More]

H.C. Starck Features its Superconductor Materials at Cryogenics and Superconductivity Conference Japan 2015

H.C. Starck’s niobium and tantalum materials will be introduced at the Cryogenics and Superconductivity Conference Japan 2015 in Tsukuba, Japan on May 27-29. These materials are tailor-made for low temperature s... [More]
Researchers at Columbia Engineering Create the First Single-Molecule Diode

Researchers at Columbia Engineering Create the First Single-Molecule Diode

A new technique has been developed by a research team from Columbia Engineering in order to create the first ever single-molecule diode. [More]
Innovative Method to Design High-Current, High-Performing Superconductors

Innovative Method to Design High-Current, High-Performing Superconductors

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Argonne National Laboratory, and the University of Illinois have shown that superconductivity could be boosted by radiation bombardment. [More]
Novel Electronic Devices Self-Destruct When Triggered By Heat

Novel Electronic Devices Self-Destruct When Triggered By Heat

Researchers at the University of Illinois (U. of I) have developed electronic devices that self-destruct when heated. This study was led by Scott R. White, an aerospace engineering professor at the U. of I. [More]
ORNL Researchers Develop Temperature-Controlled Shape-Memory Polymer

ORNL Researchers Develop Temperature-Controlled Shape-Memory Polymer

A research team from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Washington State University and the University of Idaho has succeeded in developing a shape-memory polymer that can change from its original shape, through a sequence of temporary shapes, before finally returning back to its initial form. [More]

Dow Fellow Delivers Talk on AFM Based Nanoscale IR Spectroscopy Results on Polymer Blends and Films

Dr. Gregory Meyers, a Fellow at The Dow Chemical Company, has been involved in the technology development of the AFM-IR and is generally considered one of the world’s leading industrial AFM practitioners. [More]

New Release of ASM Medical Materials Database Includes New Materials, Devices, and Additive Manufacturing Information

ASM International and Granta Design, leaders in materials information technology, today announced major updates to the ASM Medical Materials Database™. The spring release of this resource includes new data on ma... [More]

Andor and Bitplane Announce the Launch of the 2015 Insight Awards

Andor Technology Ltd (Andor) and Bitplane, Oxford Instruments companies and world leaders in scientific solutions and visualization software, today announced the launch of the 2015 Insight Awards. This worldwide scien... [More]