Seeing invisible resin

(PhysOrg.com) -- When manufacturing chipboards, it is important to correctly distribute the resin on the wood shavings. Researchers are now developing a measuring technique that makes it possible to monitor the application ...

Non-wovens as scaffolds for artificial tissue

(PhysOrg.com) -- In future, cartilage, tendon and blood vessel tissue will be produced in the laboratory, with cells being grown on a porous frame, such as non-wovens. A new software program helps to characterize and optimize ...

World gets to put Windows 7 software to the test

A nearly-final version of Windows 7 is making its world debut, giving people a chance to tell Microsoft what they love or hate about the new-generation operating system.

Underwater robot with a sense of touch

(PhysOrg.com) -- Maintenance of offshore drilling rigs or underwater cables, taking samples of sediment - underwater robots perform a variety of deep-sea tasks. Research scientists now aim to equip robots with tactile capability ...

Sea Urchins' Digging Teeth are Designed to Stay Sharp

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sea urchins dig themselves hiding holes in the limestone of the ocean floor using teeth that don’t go blunt. Weizmann Institute scientists have now revealed their secrets, which might give engineers insights ...

Researchers Develop 'Lab on a Tube' Monitoring Device

(PhysOrg.com) -- The need for improved monitoring of neurotrauma patients has resulted in the development of a prototype of a novel, multitasking “lab on a tube” at the University of Cincinnati (UC).

Nano-sandwich Triggers Novel Electron Behavior

(PhysOrg.com) -- A material just six atoms thick in which electrons appear to be guided by conflicting laws of physics depending on their direction of travel has been discovered by a team of physicists at the University of ...

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