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Magnetic field opens and closes nanovesicle

Chemists and physicists of Radboud University managed to open and close nanovesicles using a magnet. This process is repeatable and can be controlled remotely, allowing targeted drug transport in the body, ...

Sep 24, 2014
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Better protection for forging dies

Hard or tough - very often, the manufacturers of forging dies must make a compromise here. A new technology now makes it possible to combine both characteristics and clearly expand the useful life of forging ...

Nov 21, 2012
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Superhard carbon material could crack diamond

(PhysOrg.com) -- By applying extreme pressure to compress and flatten carbon nanotubes, scientists have discovered that they can create a new carbon polymer that simulations show is hard enough to crack diamond. ...

Dec 07, 2011 feature
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MIT slows concrete creep to a crawl

MIT civil engineers have for the first time identified what causes the most frequently used building material on earth — concrete — to gradually deform, decreasing its durability and shortening the lifespan of infrastructures ...

Jun 16, 2009
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