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2014-04-29 06:34:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Modern 3D printing technology has been used to create a variety of different objects, ranging from artificial bones to batteries and beyond, but researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research Pittsburgh have developed a new printer capable of creating something far more soft and cuddly. Using a device described as a cross between a 3D printer and a sewing machine, the researchers report that they can turn wool and...

2010-09-25 01:41:29

EUREKA project E! 4104 ECOPROMAT has developed a novel and environmentally-friendly type of matting for use in protection against the spread of contagious animal diseases such as avian influenza, and for routine hygiene in animal and food production. Soaked with disinfectant solution, the matting can be used for disinfecting vehicle tyres, and the shoes and boots of personnel. As it is made of 100% natural fibres, it is highly absorbent to disinfectant solution; it is also fully biodegradable...

2009-10-01 11:39:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Nonwovens Study http://www.reportlinker.com/p0109935/World-Nonwovens-Study.html Worldwide demand to rise nearly 7% per annum through 2012 Global demand for nonwoven fabrics is forecast to climb 6.9 percent annually through 2012 to 8.0 million metric tons. Product sales will grow faster in area terms, rising 7.2 percent per year to 172 billion square...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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