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Steel's inner strength

(Phys.org) —A long-term collaboration between the University and industry has resulted in a super-strong form of steel, which is now being manufactured in the UK for use as stronger and cheaper armour for ...

Jun 10, 2014 4.6 / 5 (31) 15

Printing in 3-D

It is a simple matter to print an E-book or other document directly from your computer, whether that document is on your hard drive, at a web site or in an email. But, imagine being able to 'print' solid objects, a piece ...

Sep 25, 2007 4.3 / 5 (33) 0

Holograms with explosive power

People who handle explosives usually have heavy-duty tasks to perform – dislodging rocks, demolishing old buildings, or triggering an avalanche. But explosives can be used for delicate tasks, too: They make ...

Mar 06, 2008 4.7 / 5 (30) 6

Flies' eyes could enhance robot vision

Robots with flies' eyes could take advantage of the insect’s vision system to better locate the edges and boundaries of objects. This ability could help robots perform a variety of tasks more quickly and ...

May 09, 2008 4.5 / 5 (31) 0 feature