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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/)

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.

2012-08-12 23:01:26

The Engineer’s Corner is a new resource on the Shrinktape.com site that answers technical questions and provides useful technical data such as formulas for calculating compressive force on a

2012-03-27 09:01:28

Motivated by the desire to determine the simplest 3-D structure that could take advantage of mechanical instability to collapse reversibly, a group of engineers at MIT and Harvard University were stymied — until one of them happened across a collapsible, spherical toy that resembled the structures they'd been exploring, but with a complex layout of 26 solid moving elements and 48 rotating hinges.

2011-12-19 13:16:59

The new measurements, by UCLA physics professor Giovanni Zocchi and former UCLA physics graduate student Yong Wang, are approximately 100 times higher in resolution than previous mechanical measurements, a nanotechnology feat which reveals an isolated protein molecule, surprisingly, is neither a solid nor a liquid.

2011-11-10 08:00:00

DocOrman.com recently launched a new Facebook Page to provide timely help for how to reduce holiday stress during the upcoming season...and all year long. Baltimore,

2011-10-20 12:20:00

Joseph Federico, VP of NJ Micro Electronic Testing, Clifton, NJ, Announced that the Laboratory is Expanding its Laboratory Testing Services to Include Stress Testing for a Spectrum of Materials


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.