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2011-05-12 22:33:03

Stronger than steel or titanium—and just as tough—metallic glass is an ideal material for everything from cell-phone cases to aircraft parts.

2011-05-04 04:30:00

DALLAS, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, 'Brazil Biomaterials Market (2010-2015)', published by MarketsandMarkets ( http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the biomaterials market in Brazil is expected to be worth US$1.7 billion by 2015, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19.5% from 2010 to 2015. Browse 48 market data tables and in-depth TOC on Brazil Biomaterials Market (2010-2015)....

2011-04-27 13:25:32

Manufacturers who design new materials often struggle to understand viscous liquids at a molecular scale.

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2011-04-21 12:53:58

Discovery of self-corrective healing process for polymer detailed this week in the journal Nature.

2011-04-20 21:35:00

Researchers at Rice University and Texas A&M have discovered a way to pattern active proteins into bio-friendly fibers.

2011-04-20 21:33:06

Imagine you're driving your own new car--or a rental car--and you need to park in a commercial garage.

2011-04-20 21:30:49

Your 6-year-old found a nail in the garage and drew pictures across the side of your new car.

2011-04-06 23:28:38

Although its name may make many people think of flowers, the element germanium is part of a frequently studied group of elements, called IVa, which could have applications for next-generation computer architecture as well as implications for fundamental condensed matter physics.

2011-04-04 23:22:20

Materials scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and SiEnergy Systems LLC have demonstrated the first macro-scale thin-film solid-oxide fuel cell (SOFC).


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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