News - 21 Jan 2021
ThermHex Waben, producer of honeycomb cores for economic sandwich panels and parts, and Panel Systems, a British supplier of insulated panels, are celebrating the introduction of lightweight...
News - 30 Nov 2020
A material that mimics human skin in -strength, stretchability and sensitivity could be used to collect biological data in real time. Electronic skin, or e-skin, may play an important role in...
News - 12 Nov 2020
ThermHex Waben, producer of honeycomb cores for economic sandwich panels and parts, is launching a new core. The latest product has a height of 20 mm and cell size of 5 mm. This replaces a larger cell...
News - 10 Nov 2020
Employers are typically keen to meet (and exceed) health and safety requirements and particularly so during the Covid-19 pandemic.
A new door opener is set to help reduce the spread of the...
News - 9 Sep 2020
Sustainable plastics that have the ability for self-healing, have intelligent properties and can be recycled if required will be the subject of future research at Friedrich Schiller University Jena...
News - 2 Sep 2020
Shaama Sharada calls carbon dioxide -- the worst offender of global warming -- a very stable, "very happy molecule."
She aims to change that.
Recently published in the Journal of...
News - 18 Aug 2020
Silk is spun by silkworms and spiders, but human engineers are still clueless about how to reproduce this strong yet fine fiber artificially.
Combining silk fabric with epoxy creates laminates that...
News - 14 Aug 2020
The manufacture of nylon could be completely transformed by the findings of a recent study, which shows that bacteria can synthesize an important chemical involved in the process, without the emission...
News - 29 Jun 2020
Composite binders are important materials used in furniture, flooring and other consumer products, but they can pose health hazards.
Now, Purdue University researchers have developed a lower-cost,...
News - 8 Jun 2020
Researchers at Tufts University's School of Engineering have developed biomaterial-based inks that respond to and quantify chemicals released from the body (e.g. in sweat and potentially other...