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31/03/2015

Roll up, roll up, for transparent flexible screens

The ultimate in portable computing is a device with a display that can be rolled up and carried or stored. A study by Tel Aviv University suggests that a DNA-peptide structure can be used to produce thin, transparent, and flexible screens.

The research suggests that a DNA-peptide structure can be used to produce thin, transparent, and flexible screens. The research, conducted by Prof. ...
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12/03/2015

Robot has elevated payload

With a load capacity of 650kg and a reach of 2.7m, the Smart NJ 650 has been added to the range of robots available from Comau.

The model has an elevated payload, and is designed to meet the need for robots than can efficiently manipulate components of significant size and weight.It can handle a payload of up to 650kg, has a maximum horizontal reach of 2.7m and ISO 9283 repeatability ...
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The place to explore all the material world has to offer. Follow our live twitter feed for the very latest from the materials community and watch videos of the coolest technology that is being generated and lead by the materials industry. Read blogs from those in the material community, and listen to podcasts. All here. All materials.

06/03/2015

3D Printing with metals

The European Space Agency is undertaking a five year project to develop 3D printing in metals, which could mean the ability to one day print components in space.  Watch Video

High volume composites

I remember talking to spacecraft engineers about composite materials over 15 years ago, ...  Read Blog Entry

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