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Researchers develop flexo-electric nanomaterial

Researchers at the University of Twente's MESA+ research institute, together with researchers from several other knowledge institutions, have developed a 'flexo-electric' nanomaterial. The material has built-in mechanical ...

dateNov 17, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Simulating technical textiles perfectly

Compression bandages, protective jackets and car seat covers have to meet various requirements. Simulations help to improve such technical textiles for their specific application. Fraunhofer researchers are analyzing structures ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Engineering
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Ionic liquids to extract molecules from wood

Thanks to their unique properties, ionic liquids are all in the rage as solvents as, for instance, "green" sustainable chemical processes. Recently, two research teams at Umeå University discovered how enzymes can perform ...

dateOct 26, 2015 in Materials Science
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