News tagged with product manufacturers

Video: Why 'hypoallergenic' isn't a thing

It's a simple claim made on thousands of personal care products for adults and kids: hypoallergenic. But what does that actually mean? Turns out, it can mean whatever manufacturers want it to mean, and that ...

dateMar 19, 2015 in Other
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Bringing designers and animators together

Aircraft designers and animators use different digital technologies to achieve the same goal: creating a three-dimensional image that can be manipulated. But a new method that links the two could vastly speed ...

dateFeb 17, 2015 in Engineering
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Testing smart plastics in real time

Nano additives can make plastics scratch and flame proof, or give them antibacterial properties. For this to work, the particle distribution within the plastic compound must be absolutely correct. A new device ...

dateNov 05, 2013 in Engineering
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Researchers build Quad HD TV chip

It took only a few years for high-definition televisions to make the transition from high-priced novelty to ubiquitous commodity—and they now seem to be heading for obsolescence just as quickly. At the ...

dateFeb 20, 2013 in Engineering
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Sony April-December loss shrinks 75%

Japanese electronics giant Sony said on Thursday that its net loss from April to December shrank 75 percent on-year and added that it remains on track to achieve its forecast of a full-year profit.

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Business
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The pros and cons of 'ecolabels' in cleaning products

The environmental certification seals, preferred ingredient lists and consumer product guides appearing on cleaning products in the United States and abroad are the topic of the cover story in Chemical & Engineering News. C&EN i ...

dateJan 30, 2013 in Other
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