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2014-05-27 12:21:53

HELSINKI, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The industrial measurement specialists at ProtoRhino (http://www.protorhino.com/)

Strengthening Steel Without Sacrificing Ductility
2014-04-09 16:20:21

Researchers from Brown University and universities in China have found a simple technique that can strengthen steel without sacrificing ductility.

Advances In Glass Alloys Lead To Strength, Flexibility
2014-03-04 12:36:16

What do some high-end golf clubs and your living room window have in common? The answer is glass, but in the golf clubs' case it's a specialized glass product, called metallic glass, with the ability to be bent considerably and spring back into its original form.

2014-02-25 14:27:20

When deciding what materials to use in building something, determining how those materials respond to stress and strain is often the first task.

2013-11-18 10:32:56

From the production of tougher, more durable smart phones and other electronic devices, to a wider variety of longer lasting biomedical implants, bulk metallic glasses are poised to be mainstay materials for the 21st Century.

Firing Temperature Determines Whether Glass Will Bend Or Break
2013-02-28 16:24:11

Researchers have found a way to determine whether glass will be brittle, or will have the ability to bend without breaking.

Archeologists Unearth Alien-Like Skulls In A Mexico Cemetery
2012-12-27 12:47:05

Archeologists have unearthed what looks like a cone-shaped alien skull from 1,000 years ago in Mexico.

2012-12-14 12:27:50

When materials are stressed, they eventually change shape.

Harnessing Power By Funneling Solar Energy
2012-11-26 12:53:51

MIT engineers have worked out a computational model which shows how solar energy can be more or less funneled before it’s captured, ensuring an efficient and effective solar energy capturing mechanism.

2012-09-06 23:01:30

Plagued by a life ruled by the stress of a birth-defect, surviving abuse, alcoholism, and unemployment, author Richard Murphy dug deep into his source of strength, and found inspiration to carry


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