Polymers may be the key to single-molecule electronic devices

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology and the University of Tsukuba demonstrate that polymers could play a key role in the fabrication of single-molecule...

New bioplastic food packaging degrades in a couple of years

Group of scientists at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU). Lithuania has created biodegradable plastic, which decays in a compost bin in a couple of...

Method to evaluate comfort of smart and functional textiles

Until now, user-friendliness has been the focus of the development of smart and functional textiles. Now it is time to address comfort when wearing...

New superconducting materials using materials informatics

A NIMS-Ehime University joint research team succeeded in discovering new materials that exhibit superconductivity under high pressure using materials informatics (MI) approaches (data science-based...

HP and Smile Direct Club Collaborate on Largest Multi Jet Fusion 3D Production Factory...

Smile Direct Club disrupting $12 billion orthodontics industry with affordable, personalized, and sustainable 3D production; nearly 20 million 3D printed mouth molds in next...

Army field tests 3D-printing capabilities in South Korea

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — Soldiers in South Korea can now get broken-down tanks and trucks ready for battle quicker thanks to a new...

Self-assembling silicone-based polymers

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology, RIKEN, and Tohoku University have developed a silicone polymer chain that can self-assemble into a 3-D periodic structure....

A new polymer material that can cool itself down

A cutting-edge material, inspired by nature, that can regulate its own temperature and could equally be used to treat burns and help space capsules...

Review: the Apium P220 industrial polymer 3D printer

The Apium P220 is an industrial 3D printer recommended for use with high-performance polymers including PEEK, carbon fiber reinforced PEEK, POM-C, PVDF, and PEI...
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Manufacturing process use sun’s heat for cheaper renewable electricity

Solar power accounts for less than 2 percent of U.S. electricity but could make up more than that if the cost of electricity generation...