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E3-production—sustainable manufacturing

Scarce and expensive raw materials, rising energy prices, climate protection and demographic shifts leave industrial production with a lot to contend with in the coming years. In the 'E3-production' lighthouse project, Fraunhofer ...

dateMar 20, 2014 in Engineering
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Disorder creates rust protection

Corrosion eats away 75 billion euros of economic output annually in Germany alone. But it may soon be possible to better assess which steels and other alloys will be affected, and how to limit the damage: An international ...

dateAug 09, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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Quality control at the point of a finger

For production operations, quality assurance over the process chain is indispensible: it is the only way to detect problems at an early stage and lower additional costs. Fraunhofer researchers developed an efficient type ...

dateFeb 08, 2013 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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A future full of robots

A future where robots are as common as cars – and cheaper – is on the way. This is according to Prof. Hiroshi Ishiguro, named one of the top 100 geniuses alive in the world today, who has devoted himself to creating robots ...

dateNov 29, 2012 in Robotics
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1,000 mph car to be built next year

( -- The "Bloodhound SSC," a car expected to be able to travel at 1,000 mph (around 1,600 km/h) or faster, is on track to be constructed in the UK early next year. The design was finalized last year, as reported ...

dateNov 23, 2010 in Engineering report
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'Eatin' (not so) good in the neighborhood'

Living without a car in close proximity to fast food restaurants is associated with excess body mass index and weight gain, according to a University of Pittsburgh study available online and published in the September issue ...

dateSep 01, 2009 in Health
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