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Chemical reactions happen all of the time: some things burn or rust, others react to light exposure--even batteries use chemical reactions to supply electricity.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MorganAM&T will display its new BRITEPOINT line of solar and LED products at its booth (Booth #9447) at 2011 Intersolar North America on July 12-14.
Using high-resolution imaging technology, University of Illinois researchers have answered a question that had confounded semiconductor researchers: Is amorphous silicon a glass? The answer? Yes â€“ until hydrogen is added.
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Solido Design Automation Inc., the leading provider of variation analysis and design software for custom integrated circuits, today announced that TSMC has expanded Solido Variation Designer deployment in its Analog/Mixed-Signal (AMS) Reference Flow 2.0, a critical component of TSMC's 28nm design infrastructure.
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?
Stronger than steel or titaniumâ€”and just as toughâ€”metallic glass is an ideal material for everything from cell-phone cases to aircraft parts.
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)....
Manufacturers who design new materials often struggle to understand viscous liquids at a molecular scale.
Discovery of self-corrective healing process for polymer detailed this week in the journal Nature.
Researchers at Rice University and Texas A&M have discovered a way to pattern active proteins into bio-friendly fibers.