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gorilla glass gets tougher
2014-11-21 06:37:28

Corning has announced a new breakthrough with what it describes as “the revolutionary Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4.” The latest incarnation is said to be twice as tough as any competitive cover glass design now on the market.

2014-11-19 23:14:20

Rooted in the classic tradition of American craftsmanship, DecoBloc™ from Pittsburgh Corning is the perfect outlet for holiday themed creations.

2014-11-19 23:05:37

Pico Projector market in automotive sector is mainly driven by its increasing usage in Head up Displays (HUDs) of major automotive companies

2014-11-19 23:05:29

Rapid adoption of Pico Projector drives the Pico Projector market in business & education http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/reports/pico-projector-in-education-5424483302.html

2014-11-17 23:07:14

Global LCD Glass Substrates Industry 2014 Deep Research Report provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants.

google glass
2014-11-06 05:59:34

Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco have found that wearing Google Glass eyewear causes a significant restriction to peripheral vision.

2014-11-05 12:28:11

Industry awards recognize consumer products that leverage the most innovative, impactful glass packaging and design MUNCIE, Ind., Nov.


Latest Glass Reference Libraries

Venus’ Flower Basket, Euplectella aspergillum
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Venus’ Flower Basket (Euplectella aspergillum) is a species of hexactinellid sponge found in the deep ocean. It is found with a male and female shrimp living inside it, which spend their lives living in just one sponge basket. Because of this, Asian cultures use the dead, dried sponge as a wedding present to signify the symbiotic relationship of the sponge and shrimp. The shrimp that make their home inside the basket reproduce and their offspring escape and find their own sponge to call...

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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.