Beetles' Sticky Feet Lay Groundwork for Undersea Robots

Posted on 8/20/2012 1:38:15 PM. By LiveScience; Charles Q. Choi

Beetles' feet are inspiring designs in gripper appendages that could be incorporated into robots capable of climbing submerged walls. Sci...


How to Evaluate Chemically Resistant Adhesives

Posted on 8/15/2012 6:16:15 PM. By MASTERBOND


Shanghai Metro Project Employs Dow Corning Silicone Structural Sealants for Platform Screen Doors

Posted on 7/16/2012 2:42:01 PM. By Gilbert, Nick

Dow Corning has achieved positive results for its silicone structural sealants that were used on the platform screen doors of the Shangha...


Development of Innovative Adhesives Using Renewable Raw Materials

Posted on 7/16/2012 2:25:55 PM. By AZoM: Thomas, Gary

A research team from the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology (UMSICHT) is working on two projects to dev...


Amazing Spider-Man Tech Will Let Soldiers Scale Sheer Walls

Posted on 7/16/2012 2:21:05 PM. By Fox News: Barrie, Allison

Several university and government research efforts are focusing on materials that will allow soldiers to scale buildings like the famed c...


Scientists to Glue Cameras to Beleaguered Hawaiian Monk Seals in Hopes of Image Makeover

Posted on 7/16/2012 2:13:30 PM. By Washington Post

The endangered Hawaiian monk seal is in need of an image makeover, as some fishermen blame the species for stealing their catch, creating...


Device Detects and Fills Tarmac Cracks as it Moves Along Road

Posted on 7/16/2012 2:05:53 PM. By The Engineer (United Kingdom)

Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) have developed a new way to detect and fill cracks in road pavement. The device...



Posted on 6/29/2012 2:12:13 PM. By Maxwell James Davis & Andrew McGregor

This paper explains the mechanisms of formation and degradation of adhesive bonds, and how a degrading interface can cause a transition f...


Moving more with less CO2 - Bonding in the Automotive Industry

Posted on 6/8/2012 2:44:54 PM. By FEICA

The motor car has been with us for more than 120 years. Initially it was expensive and exclusively for the wealthy, but gradually it beca...


A New Wrinkle in Solar Panel Power

Posted on 5/9/2012 2:06:49 PM. By

Cheap, flexible solar cells developed by Princeton University engineers can boost electricity generation by 47 percent thanks to wrinkles...