News tagged with new materials

Extreme materials and ubiquitous electronics

Nearly everyone seems to carry a cell phone or tablet. But if Tomás Palacios' vision of the future of electronics comes to bear, it will be increasingly difficult to separate electronics from all the other structures and ...

dateDec 03, 2014 in Materials Science
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Nanomaterials to preserve ancient works of art

Little would we know about history if it weren't for books and works of art. But as time goes by, conserving this evidence of the past is becoming more and more of a struggle. Could this all change thanks to the NANOFORART ...

dateNov 27, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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Europe's new age of metals begins

ESA has joined forces with other leading research institutions and more than 180 European companies in a billion-euro effort developing new types of metals and manufacturing techniques for this century.

dateSep 11, 2014 in Engineering
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Better regulations needed for deep-sea biology

Although we know relatively little about the deep sea, we do extract raw materials for electronics and medicines from it. Biologist Erik Dücker describes the history of deep-sea biology in his thesis. He also gives some ...

dateSep 04, 2014 in Environment
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