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MIT Researchers Develop Tissue Simulant Gels to Protect Brain Against Severe Impacts

MIT Researchers Develop Tissue Simulant Gels to Protect Brain Against Severe Impacts

MIT researchers are producing novel synthetic polymer-solvent gels known as tissue simulant gels, which simulate the response of real, natural tissues. [More]
AnalySwift VABS Program Selected by Korea Institute of Energy Research for Composite Wind Turbine Blade Modeling

AnalySwift VABS Program Selected by Korea Institute of Energy Research for Composite Wind Turbine Blade Modeling

AnalySwift, LLC, a leading provider of efficient yet accurate modeling software for composites in the aerospace and energy industries, announced today that Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) has selected their VABS program for rigorous modeling of composite wind turbine blades. KIER strives to improve quality of life through supporting technology development related to the national energy policy, including the exploration of new energy sources, such as wind. [More]
EnvisionTEC 3Dent™ Machine Integrated with 3Shape®’s Dental System and CAMbridge™ for Production of Dental Models

EnvisionTEC 3Dent™ Machine Integrated with 3Shape®’s Dental System and CAMbridge™ for Production of Dental Models

EnvisionTEC® and 3Shape are pleased to announce that they have successfully completed the integration of the EnvisionTEC 3Dent™ machine with 3Shape®’s Dental System and CAMbridge™ for high-speed and high-precision production of dental models and dies. [More]
Granta Design Announce the Release Of CES Edupack 2015, the Latest Version of the Leading Materials Education Resource

Granta Design Announce the Release Of CES Edupack 2015, the Latest Version of the Leading Materials Education Resource

Granta Design today announced the release of CES EduPack 2015, the latest version of the leading materials education resource, used at over a thousand universities and colleges worldwide. [More]
New Research into Producing and Replicating Non-Spherical Particles

New Research into Producing and Replicating Non-Spherical Particles

Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have conducted a new study on how various non-spherical particles could be created by releasing molten wax droplets into a bath ... [More]
Sinuous Grain Boundaries Could Enhance Strength of Graphene

Sinuous Grain Boundaries Could Enhance Strength of Graphene

Scientists at the Rice University have suggested that a sinuous thread of odd rings at the boundary of two graphene sheets could provide more strength and semiconducting properties, which can be predicted. [More]
Sophisticated Computer Simulations to Help Overcome Challenges in Blue LED Manufacture

Sophisticated Computer Simulations to Help Overcome Challenges in Blue LED Manufacture

A new discovery explains the difficulty in making blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs). They used advanced computer simulations to reveal the properties of gallium nitride, which is the main component of blue LEDs. [More]
Real-Time Capable Computation Method Adapts Virtual Organ to Deformed Surface Profile

Real-Time Capable Computation Method Adapts Virtual Organ to Deformed Surface Profile

During minimally invasive operations, a surgeon has to trust the information displayed on the screen: A virtual 3D model of the respective organ shows where a tumor is located and where sensitive vessels can be found. Soft tissue, such as the tissue of the liver, however, deforms during breathing or when the scalpel is applied. [More]
Researchers Simulate Most Complex Crystal Ever

Researchers Simulate Most Complex Crystal Ever

The most complicated crystal structure ever produced in a computer simulation has been achieved by researchers at the University of Michigan. They say the findings help demonstrate how complexity can emerge from simple rules. [More]
Numerical Triaxial Simulation Can Help Reproduce Mechanical Property of Granular Materials

Numerical Triaxial Simulation Can Help Reproduce Mechanical Property of Granular Materials

Mechanical property of granular materials in landslide is of great significance. A recent research demonstrates that the numerical triaxial apparatus based on discrete element method is able to simulate and reproduce the triaxial tests in laboratory, which is published in Science China: Physics Mechanics & Astronomy 2014 vol.57(12) by professor Jiachun Li from Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. The title is "Simulation of triaxial response of granular materials by modified DEM". [More]