News tagged with adhesives

Researchers investigate barnacle adhesive

Barnacles exude an adhesive with exceptional bonding properties. In a project supported by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, biologists from Vienna have investigated this substance which has enormous medical and engineering ...

dateAug 08, 2016 in Materials Science
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New 2-D material's properties show promise

One completed a series of theoretical calculations to predict its properties with the help of a massive computing center. The other grew it in bulk before waxing its atom-thin whiskers with the assistance of adhesive tape.

dateJun 23, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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A nano-transistor assesses your health via sweat

Made from state-of-the-art silicon transistors, an ultra-low power sensor enables real-time scanning of the contents of liquids such as perspiration. Compatible with advanced electronics, this technology boasts exceptional ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Nanophysics
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