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New Material Gets Into Shape
2013-04-16 14:24:08

Inspired by plant components that respond to external stimuli, material scientists from ETH Zurich have devised a new method for producing composite materials from a variety of materials that adopt a pre-programmed shape autonomously.

2013-02-07 12:20:03

Tsukuba, Japan, Feb 7, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Velcro consists of one surface with loops, and another with hooks that latch onto the loops, joining opposing surfaces strongly.

2012-12-30 05:02:24

Lucintel’s Analysis of Growth Opportunities in China’s Composites Industry: Expect Market to Surpass $11 Billion in 2017 Irving, Texas (PRWEB) December 29,

Real-Time CT-Scan Test Rig For Ceramic Composites At Ultrahigh Temperatures Developed
2012-12-10 16:41:08

Advanced ceramic composites can withstand the ultrahigh operational temperatures projected for hypersonic jet and next generation gas turbine engines, but real-time analysis of the mechanical properties of these space-age materials at ultrahigh temperatures has been a challenge – until now.

Carbon Nanotubes Stretched Using New Technique To Make Stronger Composites
2012-10-15 12:04:56

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new techniques for stretching carbon nanotubes (CNT) and using them to create carbon composites that can be used as stronger, lighter materials in everything from airplanes to bicycles.


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ponerology
  • An interdisciplinary study of social injustice.
The word 'ponerology' was coined by Andrzej Łobaczewski, a Polish psychiatrist. It comes from a Greek word meaning "evil".