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2013-06-11 23:03:54

The Unified Numbering System (UNS) for Metals and Alloys provides a means of correlating internationally used metal and alloy numbering systems administered by societies, trade associations, and

Tiny Bubbles In Your Metallic Glass May Be Sign Of Trouble
2013-06-06 14:36:18

Bubbles in a champagne glass may add a festive fizz to the drink, but microscopic bubbles that form in a material called metallic glass can signal serious trouble. In this normally high-strength material, bubbles may indicate that a brittle breakdown is in progress.

Morphee Mobile Devices Bend To Your Whim With Shape Resolution
2013-04-29 12:02:04

Today, Dr Anne Roudaut and Professor Sriram Subramanian from the University of Bristol’s Department of Computer Science will introduce six prototype devices which can change shape based on the application being used.

2013-03-22 23:04:26

The Unified Numbering System (UNS) for Metals and Alloys provides a means of correlating internationally used metal and alloy numbering systems administered by societies, trade associations, and

Urine, Hair Samples Overestimate Mercury Exposure From Dental Fillings
2013-03-21 10:37:02

A new study from the University of Michigan reveals that a common test currently used to determine mercury exposure from dental amalgam fillings may significantly overestimate the amount of toxic metal released from fillings.

2013-03-13 15:01:58

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for creating stronger, lightweight magnesium alloys that have potential structural applications in the automobile and aerospace industries.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.