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A filament fit for space – silk is proven to thrive in outer space temperatures

October 7, 2019

Scientists from the universities of Oxford, Shanghai and Beijing who discovered that natural silks get stronger the colder…
Methods to Monitor Wear in Oil and Gas Production Tubing Without Well Intervention

September 13, 2019

The Seeker (a private Oil & Gas producing company) is looking for a method for remote online monitoring…
Manufacturing—Layering on the strength

September 5, 2019

A team including Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee researchers demonstrated a novel 3D printing approach…
Cracking research

August 8, 2019

For the first time, researchers have been able to observe the way ceramic materials fracture on the atomic…
Scientists found a way to make stronger, more durable magnesium alloys

July 21, 2019

In the search for efficiency in transport, construction and aeronautics, we will need stronger and lighter materials. For…
NIF tops Physics of Plasmas ‘most cited’

July 5, 2019

Research authored by physicists in Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s National Ignition Facility & Photon Science Directorate (NIF&PS) represented…
Why mirrors are always made from glass? Why can’t we make from something that doesn’t break?

July 4, 2019

A broken mirror brings you luck or something, right? Well, it does bring you a lot of trouble…
The mantis shrimp’s perfect shield

June 18, 2019

How do you protect yourself from the perfect striking weapon? You develop the perfect shield. If you’re a…
Researchers Develop High-Tech Wood Characterised by Durability Comparable to that of Steel

May 27, 2019

A group of researchers from the U.S. and China have developed a new material they refer to as…
New way to beat the heat in electronics

May 17, 2019

A nanocomposite invented at Rice University’s Brown School of Engineering promises to be a superior high-temperature dielectric material for flexible electronics,…
Magic numbers make nickel nucleus stronger

May 17, 2019

Researchers made magic with nickel, but this was no coin trick. Researchers provide the first direct evidence for…
Minimizing fuel explosions and fires from accidents and terrorist acts with polymers

April 5, 2019

When an act of terrorism or a vehicle or industrial accident ignites fuel, the resulting fire or explosion…
Russia’s largest wheel rims manufacturer to use virtual testbeds

January 22, 2019

“K & K” LLC, Russia’s largest alloy rims manufacturer, will start using virtual testbeds for testing new products.…
DTU creates a new way of testing wind turbine blades

December 19, 2018

During their lifetime wind turbine blades are exposed to highly dynamic loads, resulting from cyclic changes in gravity…
What happens when materials take tiny hits

November 29, 2018

When tiny particles strike a metal surface at high speed — for example, as coatings being sprayed or…
Scientists study puncture performance of cactus spines

November 21, 2018

Beware the jumping cholla, Cylindropuntia fulgida. This shrubby, branching cactus will – if provoked by touching – anchor its…
Don’t underestimate the Force

November 6, 2018

Researchers have identified the weak molecular forces that hold together a tiny, self-assembling box with powerful possibilities. The…
Spaced-out nanotwins make for stronger metals

November 5, 2018

Researchers from Brown University and the Institute of Metals Research at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have found…
Oh what a mysterious web they weave

November 1, 2018

Spider silk is one of the strongest and most complex fibers in the world, but also remains one…
Why there aren’t many new fibreglass cars on the market? Why automakers don’t like this material?

October 27, 2018

Fibreglass is a great light-weight material, which can be used to make all kinds of different things. Little…
With venom more powerful than a rattle snake's, black widow spiders are the most venomous in North America. Researchers Nathan Gianneschi (left) and Greg Holland (right) followed strict safety standards while studying the spiders, which produce uniquely strong webs. Photo credit: SDSU
Mystery of black widow spiders’ steel-strength silk webs could lead to equally strong synthetic materials

October 23, 2018

Researchers at Northwestern University and San Diego State University (SDSU) have better unraveled the complex process of how…
Innovation Challenge for Tunnel Construction and Reinforcement

October 1, 2018

The construction and reinforcement of tunnels in mining consist of several activities including the unrolling and placing of…
The next step for 3D printing inspired by Nature

September 28, 2018

Fused deposition modeling (FDM), often simply referred to as 3D Printing, has been hailed as the future of…
Spheres can make concrete leaner, greener

September 27, 2018

Rice University scientists have developed micron-sized calcium silicate spheres that could lead to stronger and greener concrete, the…
Stronger bullet-proof vests are too big to fit under clothing. Image credit: Jwissick via Wikimedia
Do bullet-proof vests work like it is shown in the movies? Can they be hidden and protect you from an AK47?

September 3, 2018

Bullet-proof vests are very common in movies. They make heroes almost undefeatable as they stand up almost immediately…
Study reveals clue to glass mystery

August 19, 2018

Addressing a centuries-old question, researchers have uncovered a key element to how glasses transition into very resilient states.…
Seed Coats Could Lead to Strong, Tough, Yet Flexible Materials

August 13, 2018

Inspired by elements found in nature, researchers at the University of New Hampshire say the puzzle-like wavy structure…
Nanotube ‘rebar’ makes graphene twice as tough

August 7, 2018

Rice University researchers have found that fracture-resistant “rebar graphene” is more than twice as tough as pristine graphene.…
Recipe for deep ocean oil pipelines

June 26, 2018

Beads of plastic are melted and extruded into an elongated form, which is marinated in diesel and boiled…
Solar tower exposes materials to intense heat to test thermal response

June 22, 2018

Sandia National Laboratories is using its solar tower to help assess the impact of extreme temperature changes on…
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