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May 31, 2016

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May 31, 2016

A Slick Way to Test Artificial Knees and Hips

May 19, 2016 — A new study suggests that natural proteins can be used to effectively test new replacement hip and knee joints in the laboratory. The work could help with improving design in order to reduce wear and ... read more

May 13, 2016 — Researchers have designed a portable autonomous device capable of collecting and assessing bacterial, viral and fungal biodiversity in the air as well as pollen in different urban areas and ... read more

Seismic Response of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Coupled Walls

May 6, 2016 — Use of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete in construction will allow for the use of less and simpler steel reinforcement while maintaining good structural behavior and potentially reducing the amount of ... read more

Apr. 29, 2016 — Scientists combined three biopolymers, chitosan and agarose (polysaccharides), and a protein gelatine, as the materials to produce tissue engineering scaffolds and demonstrated the enhancement of ... read more

Apr. 28, 2016 — Normally, it takes weeks to repair the cracking or spalling of columns on just one bridge damaged in an earthquake. Now a team of researchers has developed a new process of fixing damaged bridge ... read more

Apr. 27, 2016 — 3D printed foam works better than standard cellular materials in terms of durability and long-term mechanical performance, material scientists have ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Creating the batteries or electronics of the future requires understanding materials that are just a few atoms thick and that change their fundamental physical properties in fractions of a second. ... read more

Apr. 19, 2016 — Today's imaging technologies allow highly sensitive cameras to detect even the faintest glimmers of light. Unfortunately, however, highly sensitive pieces of optical equipment are also highly ... read more

Apr. 13, 2016 — As the world reels from the Brussels bombings, a new device could provide the answer to safeguarding the traveling public. Using complex laser technology it can remotely scan vehicles, cargo and ... read more

Flake-Like Nanoparticles Offer Reliable Rust Protection

Apr. 13, 2016 — Large quantities of steel are used in architecture, bridge construction and ship-building. Structures of this type are intended to be long-lasting, and have extensive and durable protection against ... read more

Apr. 8, 2016 — London's first timber skyscraper could be a step closer to reality this week after researchers presented Mayor of London Boris Johnson with conceptual plans for an 80-storey, 300m high wooden ... read more

Apr. 7, 2016 — Tissue engineering is a process that uses novel biomaterials seeded with stem cells to grow and replace missing tissues. When certain types of materials are used, the 'scaffold' that are ... read more

Apr. 7, 2016 — Researchers have demonstrated a new approach to modifying the light absorption and stretchability of atomically thin two-dimensional (2-D) materials by surface topographic engineering using only ... read more

Apr. 5, 2016 — A team of engineers has developed and tested a type of steel with a record-breaking ability to withstand an impact without deforming permanently. The new steel alloy could be used in a wide range of ... read more

Mar. 30, 2016 — Windows and solar panels in the future could be made from one of the best — and cheapest — construction materials known: wood. Researchers have developed a new transparent wood material ... read more

Research Proposes New Test on Prosthetic Legs in Competitive Sports

Mar. 24, 2016 — New guidelines proposed for prosthetic leg technology in international sporting events to prevent competitive ... read more

Mar. 22, 2016 — Imagine a world with little or no concrete. Would that even be possible? After all, concrete is everywhere -- on our roads, our driveways, in our homes, bridges and buildings. For the past 200 years, ... read more

Survival of the Hardest Working

Mar. 21, 2016 — An engineering team has developed a cellular kill switch, a sensor that rewards hard working cells and eliminates their lazy counterparts. The high-tech engineering fix could help improve production ... read more

Mar. 17, 2016 — Researchers show how different arrangements of atoms can be combined into nanowires as they grow. Researchers learning to control the properties of materials this way can lead the way to more ... read more

Mar. 15, 2016 — Research shows that utilizing recycled rubber derived from scrap vehicle tires can significantly contribute to the development of semi-lightweight and lightweight ... read more

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