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NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.
Glass is something we all know about. It's what we sip our drinks from, what we look out of to see what the weather is like before going outside and it is the backbone to our high speed communications infrastructure (optical fibers).
Materials scientists from Case Western Reserve University and the Institute of Solid State Research in JÃ¼lich, Germany have produced particularly clear changes in the atomic structure of sapphire following deformation at high temperatures.
The change-over to lead-free products is in full progress.
The manufacture of pneumatic tyres requires a large cost in energy and raw materials.
LITTLETON, Colo., Nov.
Oil and water don't mix, but add in some nanofibers and all bets are off.
Scientists with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have designed an electrical link to living cells engineered to shuttle electrons across a cellâ€™s membrane to an external acceptor along a well-defined path.
When the storm winds blow, wind turbines have to show what they can stand up to.
HOUSTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).