News - 3 Jul 2007
While the shiny material of pearls and abalone shells has long been prized for its iridescence and aesthetic value in jewelry and decorations, scientists admire mother-of-pearl for other physical...
Article - 4 Jun 2013
Molybdenum is a chemical element with Mo as its symbol. It belongs to group 6, periodic number 5 of the periodic table. Its atomic number is 42, and has a Mohs hardness of 5.5.
News - 30 Jun 2007
Sandia National Laboratories is pioneering the future of superalloy materials by advancing the science behind how those superalloys are made.
As part of Sandia’s nanoscale research, a group...
News - 27 Jun 2007
Researchers have used nanotechnology to create transparent transistors and circuits, a step that promises a broad range of applications, from e-paper and flexible color screens for consumer...
News - 20 Jun 2007
LANXESS is backing innovation and is ramping up investment in research and development following a successful round of restructuring and consolidation. “At approximately EUR 100 million, our...
News - 14 Jun 2007
Today marks the end of the road for the last Søderberg electrolytic cells in Årdal, Norway. The Å3 hall, which began operating in 1961 with 168 cells, has produced no less that two...
Article - 9 May 2013
A sequential benchtop WDXRF spectrometer, the Supermini200, inherits all the features of the Supermini.
News - 1 Jun 2007
According to a new report from Innovative Research and Products (iRAP) titled “Flexible Thin Film Batteries – A Global Technology, Industry and Market Analysis (ETP-104),” flexible thin film battery...
Article - 6 May 2013
Wood treatment is used to give protection to lumbers against insects, fungi, general wear and ultraviolet damage.
Article - 30 Apr 2013
Magnesium alloys are used for both cast and forged components, and have the ability to absorb energy elastically owing to their low modulus of elasticity. Magnesium AZ92A-F alloy can be cast, formed,...