Post Tagged with: "Materials"

The Blackest And Whitest Things Around

August 26, 2014 at 10:00 am

What’s blacker than black and whiter that white? Trace tells you how NASA is testing the blackest substance in the world for use on satellites, […]

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Squishy Robots

July 14, 2014 at 10:34 am

Robots built from this material would be able to operate more like biological systems with applications ranging from difficult search and rescue operations, squeezing through […]

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This New Material Makes Things ‘Invisible’ To Touch!

July 2, 2014 at 10:14 am

Scientists have finally invented a material that can make objects ‘invisible’ to your sense of touch! How is this possible? Tara is here to explain […]

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Patching Potholes With Eco-Friendly Goo

April 2, 2014 at 10:20 am

Could a material that flows like a liquid but acts like a solid could the ultimate pothole patch?

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World’s Lightest and Thinnest Circuits

July 29, 2013 at 10:39 am

Researchers from Asia and Europe have developed the world’s lightest and thinnest organic circuits, which can pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’.

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Warm White LEDs: Lighting Up The Future 0 commentsEngineering

Warm White LEDs: Lighting Up The Future

June 7, 2013 at 10:22 am

New bulbs save money, last longer and are better for the environment.

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Copper Cookware Could Reduce Food Poisoning 0 commentsScience

Copper Cookware Could Reduce Food Poisoning

May 21, 2013 at 12:05 pm

Unlikely metal more effective than stainless steel in killing harmful bacteria.

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Nanotech Material Protects Against Most Liquids 0 commentsEngineering

Nanotech Material Protects Against Most Liquids

May 10, 2013 at 10:41 am

Super shield could prevent stains and contamination.

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3D/4D ultrasound hologram printing service 0 commentsEngineering

3D/4D ultrasound hologram printing service

May 9, 2013 at 11:00 am

Pioneer has announced a service that prints the expressions of unborn babies as 3D holograms, using a compact full-color hologram printer developed by the company […]

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Bottles, Bubbles and Breakages 0 commentsEngineering

Bottles, Bubbles and Breakages

May 8, 2013 at 10:23 am

Mechanical engineers reveal secret to bottle-exploding trick.

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10 Strongest Materials Known To Man 0 commentsScience

10 Strongest Materials Known To Man

February 8, 2013 at 10:39 am

Think steel is strong? Then you might need to think again after you’ve seen these 10 incredibly strong materials.

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Reusable Adhesive Liquifies and Solidifies at Room Temperature due to Light Alone 0 commentsEngineering

Reusable Adhesive Liquifies and Solidifies at Room Temperature due to Light Alone

February 7, 2013 at 11:04 am

This material, developed by AIST, is an organic substance where the adhesion strength can be varied repeatedly. This is achieved simply by shining light on […]

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Self-Healing Stretchable Wires 0 commentsEngineering

Self-Healing Stretchable Wires

January 29, 2013 at 9:49 am

This video depicts self-healing stretchable wires formed by embedding liquid metal alloy in microchannels composed of self-healing polymer. These stretchable wires can be completely severed […]

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Water-Repellent Surfaces That Last 0 commentsEngineering

Water-Repellent Surfaces That Last

January 23, 2013 at 10:32 am

In the first part of this video, the effects of condensation on three different surfaces are compared: On the left, a bare silicon surface, showing […]

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Artificial muscles at MIT 0 commentsEngineering

Artificial muscles at MIT

January 14, 2013 at 11:00 am

MIT researchers at the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research have developed a new material that changes its shape after absorbing water vapor. This material is made from […]

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