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On the way to lead-free technology

The change-over to lead-free products is in full progress. The problem is however that the environmentally friendly alternatives have to be as efficient as the lead-containing variants. One example is the ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Materials Science
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Lead-free technology on its way

The change-over to lead-free products is in full progress. The problem is however that the environmentally friendly alternatives have to be as effi cient as the lead-containing variants. One example is the ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Materials Science
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An alliance formed by design and technology

Designers love state-of-the-art production technologies. This is the story of how a young designer worked with researchers from Fraunhofer to manufacture the Hydra steel tube chair. This chair is not only ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Engineering
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Robots speed up path to discovery

The work force at Lake Nona's Sanford-Burnham Institute includes 90 scientific staffers, 60 administrators and support personnel -- and a team of three robots. The trio is part of a $15 million investment from the National ...

dateJul 12, 2010 in Robotics
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Electromobility: Fast-tracking innovation

A lot's going to change with the transition to electric cars: The automotive industry will no longer manufacture certain parts for vehicles, yet new ones will take their place instead. Utility companies will need modified ...

dateApr 19, 2010 in Other
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Spacecraft dockings improve car assembly

(PhysOrg.com) -- The next car comes down the conveyor belt ready for the dashboard to be added. Speed and position are controlled as if it were a spacecraft docking automatically with the International Space ...

dateJan 20, 2010 in Engineering
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