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2011-06-22 12:21:00

BELLINGHAM, Wash., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Integral Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: ITKG) ("Integral"), an emerging leader in hybrid-conductive plastics, announced today the immediate availability of ElectriPlast((TM))-CF66, a new electrically conductive, resin-based material that has been engineered to meet demanding electro-magnetic shielding, thermal requirements and mechanical properties for automotive, marine and aerospace applications. Composed of polyamide (PA) 66 and...

2011-06-20 13:09:41

Designing new materials depends upon understanding the properties of today's materials. One such material, Nafion ©, is a polymer that efficiently conducts ions (a polymer electrolyte) and water through its nanostructure, making it important for many energy-related industrial applications, including in fuel cells, organic batteries, and reverse-osmosis water purification. But since Nafion was invented 50 years ago, scientists have only been able to speculate about how to...

2011-06-15 22:00:09

Researchers from North Carolina State University have designed a sensor that can measure strain in structural materials and is capable of healing itself "“ an important advance for collecting data to help us make informed decisions about structural safety in the wake of earthquakes, explosions or other unexpected events. Engineers use sensors to measure the strain, or forces, exerted on materials used to build everything from airplanes to civil infrastructure. For example, these sensors...

2011-06-09 06:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster (NYSE: ELT) announced today that several advanced metering solutions will be highlighted at the American Water Works Association (AWWA) 2011 Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE11), taking place June 12 - 16, 2011, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Elster's innovative smart metering technology delivers the improved measurement accuracy, performance and operational efficiencies required to modernize water...

2011-06-08 09:39:00

MIDLAND, Pa., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every Earth Day, students' minds are turned to environmental issues. Those students across the U.S. enrolled in the Lincoln Interactive Cutting Edge Science (CES) program had the opportunity to participate in a discussion on alternative energy technology in a videoconference with Dr. Cynthia Welch, a polymer scientist with Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Dr. Welch's work focuses primarily on the study of polymers that can be...

2011-06-01 08:30:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Serina Therapeutics, Inc. President and CEO Randall Moreadith, MD, PhD, reported today that Serina has closed on a $9.5 million financing round to advance its lead oncology candidate SER-203 into a Phase I study in humans in early 2012. "We are pleased to report to our existing and new shareholders the closing of the financing round that was launched in late 2010. This is a very significant milestone for Serina Therapeutics, and will allow us...

2011-05-31 03:25:00

LUTON, England, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster (NYSE: ELT) announced today that Wessex Water, Bristol Water and Sembcorp Bournemouth Water have selected Elster to supply up to 150,000 volumetric polymer water meters over the next three years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110126/SF35872LOGO-a ) The V210 volumetric polymer meter offers long-life and high accuracy over a wide operating range. With its polymer body, the V210 meter has approximately one-third the carbon...

2011-05-24 12:52:00

NEW YORK, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation, differentiation and productivity will be important for DuPont Performance Polymers' drivers, said business President Diane Gulyas during a presentation to industry analysts and investors at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference here today. "The Performance Polymers business continues to be a solid growth engine for DuPont, driven by innovation, differentiation and productivity," Gulyas said. "The combination of cost-effective,...

2011-05-20 11:21:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Serina Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical research and development company, announced that the company was awarded a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office covering its polymer technology. The patent entitled "Polyoxazoline and compositions comprising the same" (U.S. Patent No. 7,943,141) covers the synthesis and composition of polyoxazolines for the delivery of different drug molecules. The patent represents years...

2011-05-18 15:30:00

A biomechanical experiment conducted at the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science has answered a long-standing theoretical question: Will microorganisms swim faster or slower in elastic fluids? For a prevalent type of swimming, undulation, the answer is "slower." Paulo Arratia, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and applied mechanics, along with student Xiaoning Shen, conducted the experiment. Their findings were published in the journal Physical...


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Synthetic Metals
2012-05-17 14:54:38

Synthetic Metals is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Elsevier. It covers all aspects of electronic polymers and electronic molecular materials. It is an international medium for the rapid publication of original research papers, short communications and subject reviews dealing with research on and applications of electronic polymers and electronic molecular materials including novel carbon architectures. Original manuscripts on chemical, electrochemical, electrical, photonic...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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