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Getting a Grip on the Goose Barnacle

Posted on 8/20/2012 1:40:57 PM. By Scientific American; Claire O'Connell

A group of researchers in Galway, Ireland, is using Twitter and Facebook to find barnacles, encouraging members of the public to alert th...

  

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...

  

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

Posted on 7/16/2012 2:42:01 PM. By Azom.com: 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...

  

A New Wrinkle in Solar Panel Power

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

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

  

Aircraft Sandwich Composite Reinforcing and Repairs

Posted on 4/20/2012 3:17:27 PM. By Engineer Live

Reinforcing honeycomb composites with traditional syntactic techniques face challenges from long manufacturing times, technical performa...

  

3M Aerospace Introduces Polyurethane Protective Tapes for Aircraft Interior Corrosion Protection

Posted on 4/20/2012 3:09:49 PM. By Business Wire

Substructure corrosion in aircraft areas exposed to recurring moisture, such as lavatories, galleys and doorways, is a major industry cha...