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  • newHow An $8,000 Bespoke Bicycle Is Made

    How An $8,000 Bespoke Bicycle Is Made

    VideosIn a small workshop on the south coast of England, Sven Cycles makes dream bicycles that last a lifetime. Contributed Author: BloombergTopics: Operations
    - 9 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 11:45am -
  • newOnboarding In The Manufacturing Boom

    Onboarding In The Manufacturing Boom

    BlogHow learning experience solutions can streamline large-scale training.Contributed Author: Will EadieTopics: Labor
    - 10 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 11:11am -
  • newMM: A Self-Destructing Delivery Drone

    MM: A Self-Destructing Delivery Drone

    VideosAmazon patents a delivery drone that self-destructs in the event of a mid-air emergency. Staff Author: Abbey DeanTopics: Design & Development
    - 11 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 10:28am -
  • newGermany To Probe How Smart TV Makers Handle Personal Data

    Germany To Probe How Smart TV Makers Handle Personal Data

    NewsGermany's antitrust authority says it is launching an examination of how manufacturers of smart TVs handle users' data.Contributed Author: The Associated PressTopics: Technology
    - 11 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 10:19am -
  • newToshiba, Western Digital Make Peace On Sale Of Chip Unit

    Toshiba, Western Digital Make Peace On Sale Of Chip Unit

    NewsToshiba Corp. and its joint venture partner Western Digital have made peace over the embattled Japanese electronics giant's plan to sell its flash memory unit to raise cash to stay afloat.Contributed Author: Elaine Kurtenbach, AP Business Writer…
    - 11 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 10:07am -
  • newEU Approves Poland's Program To Develop Clean Energy

    EU Approves Poland's Program To Develop Clean Energy

    NewsThe European Union has approved Poland's 9.4 billion euro ($11 billion) plan for developing renewable energy sources, the EU's executive body said Wednesday.Contributed Author: Monika Scislowska, Associated PressTopics: Energy
    - 11 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 9:50am -
  • U.S. Wholesale Prices Up In November

    U.S. Wholesale Prices Up In November

    NewsPrices at the wholesale level rose in November and are up over the past year. Contributed Author: Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics WriterTopics: Economics
    - 1 day ago, 12 Dec 17, 11:02am -
  • A French Retailer Uses Shelf-Climbing Robots In Its Warehouse

    A French Retailer Uses Shelf-Climbing Robots In Its Warehouse

    VideosFrench AI robotics start-up Exotec Solutions has just announced its latest development, the Skypod. Skypods are warehouse robots that navigate by climbing shelves rather than moving the shelves to human workers. Contributed Author: Business In…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Dec 17, 10:56am -
  • Subaru, Hyundai Top Insurance Industry's Safety Awards

    Subaru, Hyundai Top Insurance Industry's Safety Awards

    NewsSubaru and Hyundai have the most vehicles named top safety picks by the insurance industry.Contributed Author: The Associated PressTopics: Automotive
    - 1 day ago, 12 Dec 17, 10:36am -
  • Charges: Turkish Businessman Exported U.S. Goods To Iran

    Charges: Turkish Businessman Exported U.S. Goods To Iran

    NewsFederal prosecutors allege a Turkish businessman helped illegally route Wisconsin-made outboard engines and boat generators to the Iranian navy.Contributed Author: The Associated PressTopics: Regulatory
    - 1 day ago, 12 Dec 17, 10:03am -

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Materials Today: News

  • newPlasmons predicted for borophene

    Plasmons predicted for borophene

    Scientists at Rice University calculate that the atom-thick film of boron known as borophene could be the first pure 2D material naturally able to emit visible and near-infrared light by activating its plasmons. The Rice team tested models of three p…
    - 15 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 6:00am -
  • newCarbodeon granted Chinese patent for nanodiamond compounds

    Carbodeon granted Chinese patent for nanodiamond compounds

    Carbodeon nanodiamonds are combined with polymers for use in fields such as LED lighting personal electronics automotive components and machine tools.European nanodiamond producer Carbodeon has been granted a Chinese patent for its technology which e…
    - 15 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 6:00am -
  • newSearch for ‘spin current’ materials heats up

    Search for ‘spin current’ materials heats up

    This photo shows the set-up used to test which materials can generate spin currents most effectively. Photo: University of Greifswald.Electronic devices such as computers generate heat that mostly goes to waste. Physicists at Bielefeld University in…
    - 16 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Quintus supplies HIP to Australia

    Quintus supplies HIP to Australia

    The specialized Quintus HIP system for ANSTO will be equipped with robotic control. (Photo courtesy Quintus Technologies.)The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO) is reportedly acquiring a hot isostatic press (HIP) from Quin…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Dec 17, 2:00pm -
  • Mott at sintering show

    Mott at sintering show

    Motts 3D technology makes it possible to make custom sintered metal filtration and flow control products.Mott Corporation says that it presented a range of 3D printing porous technology at the International Conference on Sintering held in San Diego,…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Dec 17, 2:00pm -
  • Award for SGL environmental project
    A project established by SGL Group to supply energy to a housing development area from the cooling water of a SGL Group production plant has won an environmental award.‘We are very glad to be able to contribute to resource protection on site by…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Dec 17, 1:15pm -
  • Predictive modelling of carbon fiber

    Predictive modelling of carbon fiber

    The software allows manufacturers to see what the structural characteristics of proposed carbon fiber composites designs would be like before they are molded.Researchers at the US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) ha…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Dec 17, 9:30am -
  • New study points to answer for topological insulator puzzle

    New study points to answer for topological insulator puzzle

    Topological insulators are new materials with special electronic properties that are of great interest to scientists and have many potential applications. Nevertheless, scientists have also been wrestling with a ten-year-old puzzle caused by the fact…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 17, 6:00am -
  • Novel phase-change material acts as thermal battery

    Novel phase-change material acts as thermal battery

    MIT postdoc, Grace Han, handles a new chemical composite that could provide an alternative to fuel by functioning as a kind of thermal battery. Photo: Melanie Gonick/MIT.In large parts of the developing world, people receive abundant heat from the su…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Mica forces semiconductors to grow without strain

    Mica forces semiconductors to grow without strain

    Flexible semiconductor Ge thin film grown on mica by van der Waals epitaxy. The film experiences no degradation in its electrical properties even after repeated bending. Photo: Aaron Littlejohn, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.Germanium (Ge), an ele…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 17, 8:30am -

Nature: Materials

  • A sol–gel monolithic metal–organic framework with enhanced methane uptake

    A sol–gel monolithic metal–organic framework with            enhanced methane uptake

    A sol–gel monolithic metal–organic framework with enhanced methane uptakeA sol–gel monolithic metal–organic framework with enhanced methane uptake, Published online: 11 December 2017; doi:10.1038/nmat5050Using a sol–…
    - 3 days ago, 10 Dec 17, 7:00pm -
  • Isotope engineering of van der Waals interactions in hexagonal boron nitride

    Isotope engineering of van der Waals interactions in hexagonal boron            nitride

    Isotope engineering of van der Waals interactions in hexagonal boron nitrideIsotope engineering of van der Waals interactions in hexagonal boron nitride, Published online: 11 December 2017; doi:10.1038/nmat5048Isotope engineer…
    - 3 days ago, 10 Dec 17, 7:00pm -
  • Safe and recyclable lithium-ion capacitors using sacrificial organic lithium salt

    Safe and recyclable lithium-ion capacitors using sacrificial organic lithium salt

    Safe and recyclable lithium-ion capacitors using sacrificial organic lithium saltSafe and recyclable lithium-ion capacitors using sacrificial organic lithium salt, Published online: 11 December 2017; doi:10.1038/nmat5029Strategies to incorporate a li…
    - 3 days ago, 10 Dec 17, 7:00pm -
  • Ultralow-loss polaritons in isotopically pure boron nitride

    Ultralow-loss polaritons in isotopically pure            boron nitride

    Ultralow-loss polaritons in isotopically pure boron nitrideUltralow-loss polaritons in isotopically pure boron nitride, Published online: 11 December 2017; doi:10.1038/nmat5047Isotopic enrichment in hexagonal boron nitride i…
    - 3 days ago, 10 Dec 17, 7:00pm -
  • Control of piezoelectricity in amino acids by supramolecular packing

    Control of piezoelectricity in amino acids by supramolecular packing

    Control of piezoelectricity in amino acids by supramolecular packingControl of piezoelectricity in amino acids by supramolecular packing, Published online: 04 December 2017; doi:10.1038/nmat5045Proceeding from quantum mechanical predictions, a high s…
    - 10 days ago, 3 Dec 17, 7:00pm -
  • Sub-nanometre channels embedded in two-dimensional materials

    Sub-nanometre channels embedded in two-dimensional materials

    Sub-nanometre channels embedded in two-dimensional materialsSub-nanometre channels embedded in two-dimensional materials, Published online: 04 December 2017; doi:10.1038/nmat5038Coherent 1D MoS2 channels, which are free of dangling bonds and dislocat…
    - 10 days ago, 3 Dec 17, 7:00pm -
  • Topological order and thermal equilibrium in polariton condensates

    Topological order and thermal equilibrium in polariton condensates

    Topological order and thermal equilibrium in polariton condensatesTopological order and thermal equilibrium in polariton condensates, Published online: 04 December 2017; doi:10.1038/nmat5039The Berezinskii–Kosterlitz–Thouless transition is observ…
    - 10 days ago, 3 Dec 17, 7:00pm -
  • Chiral liquid crystal colloids

    Chiral liquid crystal colloids

    Chiral liquid crystal colloidsChiral liquid crystal colloids, Published online: 27 November 2017; doi:10.1038/nmat5032Colloidal chiral springs and helices are formed by light inside a nematic liquid crystal suspension, predefining the mesoscopic supe…
    - 17 days ago, 26 Nov 17, 7:00pm -

Nature: Nanotechnology

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  • newResearchers design thermal 'skin' to maintain temperature of satellites
    Think keeping your coffee warm is important? Try satellites. If a satellite's temperature is not maintained within its optimal range, its performance can suffer which could mean it could be harder to track wildfires or other natural disasters, your G…
    - 11 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 9:51am -
  • newNorth Sea water and recycled metal combined to help reduce global warming
    Scientists at the University of York have used sea water collected from Whitby in North Yorkshire, and scrap metal to develop a technology that could help capture more than 850 million tonnes of unwanted carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
    - 12 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 9:24am -
  • newPutting molten history on the map

    Putting molten history on the map

    At temperatures as hot as the sun and under pressures over a million times atmospheric pressure, the metal molybdenum melts. Tracking the molten history of the metal clarified the melting point, the border between solid and liquid phases. To track th…
    - 13 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 8:20am -
  • newCatching radical molecules before they disappear

    Catching radical molecules before they disappear

    While in most molecules, each electron finds a partner to pair up with, some electrons in radical molecules are left alone and unpaired. This configuration grants radicals with some unusual and interesting properties, which disappear as soon as the r…
    - 13 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 8:03am -
  • newScientists sug­gest ti­ta­ni­um nit­ri­de in­ste­ad of gold in op­to­e­lec­tro­nics

    Scientists sug­gest ti­ta­ni­um nit­ri­de in­ste­ad of gold in op­to­e­lec­tro­nics

    An international team of scientists from Russia, Sweden and the U.S. suggested replacing the gold and silver used in optoelectronic devices with an inexpensive material of titanium nitride. The results of the study are published in the journal Applie…
    - 16 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 5:24am -
  • newScientists propose a new technology for creating magnet micro-structures

    Scientists propose a new technology for creating magnet micro-structures

    A team of scientists from Krasnoyarsk Scientific Center (Siberian Department of Russian Academy of Sciences) and Siberian Federal University synthesized thin crystal ferromagnetic films and developed a technology for their shaping. Processed films ca…
    - 16 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 5:19am -
  • newGecko adhesion technology moves closer to industrial uses

    Gecko adhesion technology moves closer to industrial uses

    A gecko scampering up a wall or across a ceiling has long fascinated scientists and encouraged them to investigate how to harness lizard's mysterious ability to defy gravity.
    - 18 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 3:04am -
  • Perking up and crimping the 'bristles' of polyelectrolyte brushes

    Perking up and crimping the 'bristles' of polyelectrolyte brushes

    If the bristles of a brush abruptly collapsed into wads of noodles, the brush would, of course, become useless. When it's a micron-scale brush called a "polyelectrolyte brush," that collapse can put a promising experimental drug or lubricant out of c…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Dec 17, 4:00pm -
  • Team develops novel method to produce renewable acrylonitrile

    Team develops novel method to produce renewable acrylonitrile

    A new study from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) establishes a novel catalytic method to produce renewable acrylonitrile using 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP), which can be biologically produced from sugars. This hy…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Dec 17, 2:54pm -
  • Life's building blocks observed in spacelike environment

    Life's building blocks observed in spacelike environment

    Where do the molecules required for life originate? It may be that small organic molecules first appeared on earth and were later combined into larger molecules, such as proteins and carbohydrates. But a second possibility is that they originated in…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Dec 17, 11:00am -

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