News tagged with design materials

It's a material world

A specialist company that span out of the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering in the 1990s is now the world’s largest company in the niche area of materials information technology.

Sep 15, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Toyota comissions a Prius bike

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Toyota Prius is coming up on its 10-year anniversary and in order to celebrate the company has chosen an unusual route; they have commissioned the creation of a bicycle. The bike, which ...

Jul 01, 2011 3.4 / 5 (5) 16 | with audio podcast weblog

Businesses see advantage in green buildings

The Subway sandwich shop on Chicago's State Street may look like any other new restaurant, but its tile, crown molding and most wall coverings are made from recycled materials. In the bathroom, sensors control water flow, ...

Sep 02, 2010 not rated yet 1

Brilliant counterfeit protection

(PhysOrg.com) -- Counterfeit products create losses in the billions each year. Beside the economic damages, all too often additional risks arise from the poor materials and shoddy workmanship of "knock-off ...

Jun 02, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 1
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