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2012-08-11 08:57:40

Scientists have engineered a soft autonomous robot that crawls across surfaces similar to how an earthworm moves.

2011-11-08 15:11:45

University of Constance physicists Daniel Mutter and Peter Nielaba have visualized changes in shape memory materials down to the nanometric scale.

2011-08-02 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape Solutions, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced that it has been granted a patent from the United States Copyright and Patent Office for its innovative shape memory alloy based technology.

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2011-01-05 14:10:55

A team has succeeded in applying the concept of functionally graded materials (FGMs) to shape memory polymers (SMPs).

2010-10-18 17:02:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.

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2009-10-20 14:11:00

"Smart" alloy stretches, contracts by almost 10 percent.

2009-09-24 07:59:25

Researchers from Northwestern University and Boise State University have figured out how to produce a less expensive shape-shifting "memory" foam, which could lead to more widespread applications of the material, such as in surgical positioning tools and valve mechanisms.

2009-09-23 07:47:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape Solutions, Inc. announced today the first FDA cleared shape memory PEEK (polyaryletheretherketone) device for orthopedics using proprietary shape memory PEEK Altera(TM) material.

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2009-07-13 10:30:00

Shape memory alloys can “remember” a condition. If they are deformed, a temperature change can be enough to bring them back to their original shape. A simulation calculates the characteristics of these materials.


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