News - 2 Feb 2011
Leading manufacturer of ceramic components Morgan Advanced Materials is working with University of Hull spin out company, Avoco Medical Ltd, on a pioneering speech-restoration project for patients...
News - 2 Feb 2011
Windshields that shed water so effectively that they don't need wipers. Ship hulls so slippery that they glide through the water more efficiently than ordinary hulls.
These are some of the...
News - 25 Jan 2011
Research and Markets has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings: Advanced Ceramic Coatings and Interfaces V, Volume 31,...
News - 18 Jan 2011
The U.S. Coast Guard awarded a firm fixed-price contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for long-lead material procurement on a fifth National Security Cutter.
The contract is for $89...
News - 7 Jan 2011
Simple and universal DNA immobilization on surfaces with synthetical mussel polymer
Mussels are true masters of adhesion. Whether on the wood of a pier, the metal of a ship’s hull, rocks, or...
News - 24 Nov 2010
In nature, water striders can walk on water, butterflies can shed water from their wings, and plants can trap insects and pollen.
Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory are part of a...
News - 8 Nov 2010
Prepreg materials from Advanced Composites Group Ltd. (ACG), part of Umeco Composites Structural Materials (UCSM) - a Division of Umeco plc, have been used by Hakes Marine Limited to build the new...
News - 1 Nov 2010
Ruukki delivered a total of 38,000 tonnes of steel products, such as plates and profiles, for the hull of the Allure of the Seas cruise ship, which has been built at STX Europe's shipyard in...
News - 25 Oct 2010
In nature, textured surfaces provide some plants the ability to trap insects and pollen, certain insects the ability to walk on water, and the gecko the ability to climb walls.
Being able to mimic...
News - 18 Oct 2010
Extracting drinking water from the sea to prepare for a world parched by climate change, and re-imagining aeroplane and ship hull designs for the best fuel efficiency, are two of the visionary...