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Provided by William Raillant-Clark, University of Montreal In less than a minute, a miniature device developed at the University of Montreal can measure a patient's blood for methotrexate, a commonly used but potentially toxic cancer drug. Just...

Latest Materials science Stories

2014-10-30 16:21:12

DUBLIN, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Chinese Airplane Carbon Brake Disc Industry Research and Development Trend Analysis Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Chinese Airplane Carbon Brake Disc Industry Research and Development Trend Analysis Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the airplane carbon brake disc industry in China. The report...

2014-10-30 12:23:57

DUBLIN, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Ultra-high Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Ultra-high Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) Industry Report 2014is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global UHMWPE industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report...

2014-10-30 04:20:07

FORLI, Italy, and LEBANON, Tennessee, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Plant is fully operational, first phase of the project (capacity of 50 million pounds) is complete - Second phase will double capacity and add TPE production in 2015 - SO.F.TER. USA offers the American market one of the broadest range of products and services available in the industry while being truly focused on customer's needs SO.F.TER., one of...

2014-10-29 23:02:52

Topical research study “Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018” elaborated by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd is now available at mcgroup.co.uk London, UK (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Global polyvinyl chloride (PVC) demand registered a significant decrease because of the world economic crisis during 2008-2009, especially in North America and Europe. However, the global PVC demand has recovered and currently is keeping to a growing trend. The...

2014-10-29 12:31:20

Global Unsaturated Polyester Resin Market 2013-2018: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Unsaturated polyester resin is used in the composites industry for a variety of applications, such as, pipe & tanks, construction, transportation, marine. Unsaturated polyester resin are ideal for pipes, tanks, gratings, cable trays, and front modules due to their high corrosion- resistance property and low price as compared to such other...

2014-10-29 12:30:04

The country's No. 1 organic baby food brand joins forces with Preserve to recycle small, #5 plastics WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Leading sustainable consumer goods company Preserve®, has joined together with Plum Organics, a pioneering organic kids nutrition company, to create a recycling solution for Plum Organics pouch caps. The partnership will help divert #5 plastics from landfills and provide new material for consumer products that are made in the USA,...

2014-10-29 12:24:34

Opportunities for Unsaturated Polyester Resin in Indian Composites Industry 2013-2018: Trends, Forecast, and Competitive Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Unsaturated polyester resin are used for a variety of applications such as, pipe & tanks, construction, transportation, electrical and electronics, and marine, in the Indian composites industry. The unsaturated polyester resin market in the Indian composites industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.6%...

2014-10-29 12:24:20

Global Adhesive Pastes and Films Market in Semiconductor Packaging Industry 2012-2017: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Adhesive pastes and films are used for three basic applications in semiconductor devices: dicing, back-grinding, and die-attachment. The Asia Pacific region is expected to be the largest region of the global adhesive pastes and films market in the semiconductor packaging industry by 2017. Integrated circuits are...

2014-10-29 12:23:39

IMCORP's Factory Grade® test has improved the reliability of more than 100,000,000 feet of power cable systems globally. MANCHESTER, Conn., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMCORP, the leading global provider of the Factory Grade® test for power cable, is proud to announce a landmark achievement in its cable reliability programs surpassing 100 million feet in assessed cable systems since introduction in1996. Customers around the world have experienced great success implementing IMCORP...

2014-10-29 12:23:25

Growth Opportunities in China Carbon Fiber Market 2013-2018 IRVING, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Carbon fiber applications are on the rise in the composites industry, as manufacturers in different application industries are increasingly adopting this versatile material. Major usage of carbon fiber in China can be found in sporting goods, aerospace, and industrial applications. The sporting goods industry is the largest consumer of carbon fiber, followed by industrial and...


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Computational Materials Science
2012-06-04 15:42:56

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of June 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal’ focus is on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in concert with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

Computational Materials Science
2012-05-18 14:41:46

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal focuses on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in connection with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

Advanced Functional Materials
2012-05-04 11:02:36

Advanced Functional Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2001 by Peter Gregory. It is published bimonthly by Wiley-VCH. The journal, however, has been in publication since 1985 under other titles, including Advanced Materials for Optics and Electronics. Advanced Functional Materials is the sister journal to Advanced Materials. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is David Flanagan. The journal covers all topics pertaining to materials science. Topics covered...

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials
2012-05-02 19:20:20

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published bimonthly by the Institute of Physics, which also prints the journal. Prior to 2008, this journal was published by Elsevier. Printed volumes of this journal are, as of 2008, published free of charge by the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and the Institute of Physics. The journal was established in 2000. The journal covers all aspects of materials science, including theoretical...

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2010-12-03 22:35:03

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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