UltraTech’s New Superhydrophobic Fabric Protection Voted into Material ConneXion Library

UltraTech International have announced the selection of its new superhydrophobic fabric protection, EverShield, for the Material ConneXion library. The company is a leader in the environmental...

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 4:52 am

Engineers Discover Method to Convert Sugar into Biorenewable Nylon

Iowa State University engineers have discovered a method where sugar is efficiently converted into a new type of nylon, by integrating a genetically engineered yeast strain with an electrocatalyst....

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 4:26 am

Twisted X-rays Help Explore Biological and Nanoscale Structures

The phenomenon of X-ray diffraction by crystals was discovered more than a century ago, and since then it has been a preferred technique for structure determination. It has established its presence in...

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 4:02 am

New Shape-Memory Polymer Reacts to Body Heat, Holds Promise for Medical Applications

When exposed to changes in temperature the shape of polymers often visibly change. New research, led by chemical engineering professor Mitch Anthamatten at the University of Rochester, has led to the...

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 3:52 am

Make Microhardness Testing Seem Like a Breeze

Newage proudly presents its latest member of the HMV-G family of microhardness testing systems: The semi-automatic HMV-G21. This microhardness testing system is so easy to use that testing will seem...

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 10:36 am

Metrohm USA Awards 2016 Young Chemist Award

Metrohm USA is pleased to announce the winner of the 2016 Young Chemist Award, Amay Bandodkar. Amay is completing his Ph.D. at the University of California San Diego where he works under the...

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 9:50 am

Renewable Wood-Based Carbon Fiber Used to Build Car Prototype

The world's first model car comprising wood-based carbon fiber roof and battery was produced by a group of Swedish researchers. Many decades ago, station wagons have wooden paneling; however, this...

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 9:16 am

New Silicone Pressure Sensitive Adhesives from Dow Corning for Medical Device Applications

Dow Corning has launched its new series of silicone pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) at MD&M West 2016. The new Dow Corning® MG-2XXX Series of four PSAs have superior strength and adapt to...

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 9:14 am

Researchers Report Superior Strength of Diatoms

Diatoms are algae organisms comprising a single cell, and are sized from 30 to 100 millionths of a meter in diameter. They are scattered all-over the oceans, and have a hard shell made of silica. This...

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 9:12 am

Novel Coiled Metasurface Realizes Total Acoustic Absorption in Ultralow Frequencies

A design for a coiled acoustic metasurface, capable of realizing total acoustic absorption in ultralow frequencies, has been produced by researchers working at the French National Centre for...

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 9:10 am