News - 8 Dec 2008
Rather than infer that nanotechnology is safe, members of the public who learn about this novel science tend to become sharply polarized along cultural lines, according to a study conducted by the...
News - 13 Jul 2005
A century after Ernest Rutherford embarked on his research at the University of Manchester leading to the eventual splitting of the atom, the University is set to take another pioneering step towards...
Article - 25 Jul 2003
Life cycle analysis takes into account the energy and materials resources required to make an article and the impacts of human activities on natural resources and the environment. Using these factors,...
Corrosion of nuclear materials, i.e. the interaction between these materials and their environments, is a key issue for plant safety as well as for operation and economic competitiveness....
Article - 31 Jul 2001
The reprocessing of nuclear fuels is a complex one. Materials such as concrete, stainless steels, titanium, zirconium, hafnium and various polymers all play a role and have been selected for their...
Article - 12 Sep 2017
3D printing has recently been combined with frozen stress techniques to create a new way of directly characterizing the 3D interior discontinuities and the full-field stress caused by man-made...
Article - 9 May 2019
This article discusses applications that will benefit from heat shrink technology.
The minispec mq and mq-one Series is an innovative, easy-to-use and cost-effective system that brings sample automation to routine minispec applications, such as complex Solid Fat Content (SFC)...
Article - 5 Apr 2013
Zinc oxide is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula ZnO. It occurs as a white powder that is nearly insoluble in water. It crystallizes in two main forms, hexagonal wurtzite and cubic...
Article - 1 Jun 2007
Geopolymers are materials similar to Portland cement but made from natural aluminosilicates. Geopolymers made from industrial byproducts like flyash and blast furnace slag may be used to encase...