Scientists develop mesh that captures oil—but lets water through
The unassuming piece of stainless steel mesh in a lab at The Ohio State University doesn't look like a very big deal, but it could make a big difference for future environmental cleanups.
Review: Many choices, indecision with Apple Watch
Of the 13 Apple Watch models I tried over two sessions, the one I liked most cost $15,000.
Uncovering fracture models for advanced, high-strength steels
Steel is one of the most common structural materials, truly one of the foundations of modern civilization. An alloy of iron and carbon, steel has been made since biblical times. With two thousand years of ...
Device eliminates 93 percent of lawnmower pollutant
A team of University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering students have won an EPA student design contest for a device they created that curbs harmful pollutant emitted from lawnmowers by ...
Japan scientists test tether to clear up space junk
Japanese space scientists are set to trial a tether they hope will help pull junk out of orbit around Earth, clearing up tonnes of planetary clutter, they said Thursday.
Engineers introduce 'beans' to cool and then maintain hot beverage temps
iPhone 4 review: Nice phone, too bad about antenna problem, lack of LTE
Apple's iPhone 4 is a beautiful device, one of the nicest in the growing field of amazing smartphones on sale this summer. The software gives its touch-screen controls a buttery smoothness, plus a few handy ...
Apple Watch options: 54 combinations of case, band, size
Apple Watch comes with a choice of watch case, band and size—there are 54 possible configurations in all.
Shuttle monument dedicated in Florida
A 15-foot (4.4-meter)-tall shuttle monument of stainless steel and granite has been unveiled on Florida's Space Coast.
ESA investigates an alternative, environmental-friendly method of corrosion resistance
Corrosion resistance and high strength put stainless steel high on the list of essential materials for satellite and rocket designers. Now ESA plans to investigate an alternative, environmental-friendly method ...
'Killer stainless steel': New process
(Phys.org) -- Stainless steel is the icon of cleanliness for home and commercial kitchens, restaurants, hospitals and other settings, but it can collect disease-causing bacteria like other surfaces if not ...
Antibacterial stainless steel created
Materials scientists at the University of Birmingham have devised a way of making stainless steel surfaces resistant to bacteria in a project funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council which culminated ...
Research shows 'BPA-free' bottles live up to manufacturers' claims
The alarm caused by bisphenol A (BPA) presence in reusable plastic bottles resulted in a recent industry change, producing products made with supposed BPA-free materials.
Sweet chemistry: Carbohydrate adhesion gives stainless steel implants beneficial new functions
A new chemical bonding process can add new functions to stainless steel and make it a more useful material for implanted biomedical devices. Developed by an interdisciplinary team at the University of Alberta and Canada's ...