Archive: 05/4/2009

Seeing invisible resin

(PhysOrg.com) -- When manufacturing chipboards, it is important to correctly distribute the resin on the wood shavings. Researchers are now developing a measuring technique that makes it possible to monitor the application ...

dateMay 04, 2009 in Engineering
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Non-wovens as scaffolds for artificial tissue

(PhysOrg.com) -- In future, cartilage, tendon and blood vessel tissue will be produced in the laboratory, with cells being grown on a porous frame, such as non-wovens. A new software program helps to characterize ...

dateMay 04, 2009 in Engineering
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Underwater robot with a sense of touch

(PhysOrg.com) -- Maintenance of offshore drilling rigs or underwater cables, taking samples of sediment - underwater robots perform a variety of deep-sea tasks. Research scientists now aim to equip robots ...

dateMay 04, 2009 in Engineering
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Nano-sandwich Triggers Novel Electron Behavior

(PhysOrg.com) -- A material just six atoms thick in which electrons appear to be guided by conflicting laws of physics depending on their direction of travel has been discovered by a team of physicists at the University of ...

dateMay 04, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Despite prepaid lift, Sprint Nextel loss widens

(AP) -- Despite a widening net loss, Sprint Nextel Corp. finally got some good news in its long recovery Monday, as a big surge in "prepaid" customers offset another nightmarish drop in valuable subscribers ...

dateMay 04, 2009 in Business
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