News tagged with strength

Graphene can be strengthened by folding

(PhysOrg.com) -- With a strength 200 times greater than that of steel, graphene is the strongest known material to exist. But now scientists have found that folding graphene nanoribbons into structures they call “grafold” ...

dateSep 20, 2011 in Nanomaterials feature
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Two S. Korea firms bid for Hynix stake

Two South Korean companies said Friday they had submitted preliminary bids to buy a controlling stake in Hynix Semiconductor, the world's second-largest memory chip maker.

dateJul 08, 2011 in Business
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Hyundai says it will not bid for Hynix stake

South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor Wednesday lost its sole potential buyer after shipmaking giant Hyundai Heavy Industries said it would not bid for a stake in the world's second-largest memory chip maker.

dateJul 06, 2011 in Business
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Using magnets to help prevent heart attacks

If a person's blood becomes too thick it can damage blood vessels and increase the risk of heart attacks. But a Temple University physicist has discovered that he can thin the human blood by subjecting it to a magnetic field.

dateJun 07, 2011 in General Physics
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Universal detector made of DNA building blocks

(PhysOrg.com) -- A method for detecting such diverse substances as antibiotics, narcotics and explosives - a universal detector, so to speak - has been developed by German researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer ...

dateMar 30, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Workshop offers geeks industrial-strength toys

(AP) -- In the tech-obsessed South of Market neighborhood that digital sensations like Twitter and Zynga call home, a newfangled workshop for would-be inventors blends a startup sensibility with the area's historic manufacturing ...

dateMar 28, 2011 in Other
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