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  1. Why Choose Inconel 718 For Your Additive Manufacturing

    Jul
    13
    2021

    Inconel, is a superalloy better known as Alloy 718. It has long since been noted to be the go-to additive manufacturing material. Since it’s use post World War II, it has been cited as an alloy capable of performing high when it it’s exposed to extreme heat conditions. What Are Alloys? This material is a […]

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  2. These Are the Largest Engines in the World by Type

    Jul
    02
    2021

    Turbofan Engine – General Electric 90-115B A 18 feet (5.5 m) long and 11.25 feet (3.4 m) monster weighing 18,300 lbs (8300 kg) and delivering 127,000 pounds (565,000 N) of thrust. It is used in the Boeing 777 aircraft. Aviation Piston Engine – Pratt & Whitney R-4360 “Wasp Major” This is a 3,500 BHP beast […]

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  3. How Can Data Help Build Confidence in Vaccines? Let us Count The Ways!

    Jun
    25
    2021

    Despite their best efforts, companies that have dedicated their research to improving the lives of Joe Public have appeared to fall behind. This is primarily due to the sudden onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the companies’ non-readiness for such a disaster. However, a company in the United States used it to their advantage, and […]

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  4. South Korea Invests $450 Billion in Chip Manufacturing Upgrade

    Jun
    21
    2021

    The South Korean government has announced a behemoth investment of $450 billion for the development of chip manufacturing plants as well as the expansion of existing ones. South Korea is home to leading chipmakers such as Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix, two giants in the field. However, the country hasn’t stayed unaffected by the chip […]

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  5. Self-Walking Exoskeletons Are Here!

    May
    24
    2021

    Very soon from now, exoskeletons will be able to determine by means of evidence and reasoning how to walk by themselves–all with the help of AI of course. The First-Gen Exoskeletons Up until very recently, humans still had to provide step-by-step instructions to prosthetics on the next action that had to be performed. Founding father […]

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  6. Rolls-Royce Starts Building The World’s Largest Aero Engine

    Apr
    20
    2021

    The British engineering giant, Rolls-Royce has announced that it has begun constructing the world’s largest aircraft engine- ‘UltraFan.’ After successfully developing the ‘Trent’ engine family, the company has made a start on the demonstrator for its new ‘UltraFan. They claim that it will “help redefine sustainable air travel for decades to come”. A step forward […]

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  7. What Is Magnetic Annealing and how Does it Work?

    Mar
    22
    2021

    Annealing is the process of heating a metal piece to increase its ductility and at the same time reduce its hardness, essentially making it more workable. However, during this process, atoms migrate in the crystal lattice, and the number of dislocations decreases, so the piece is undergoing permanent changes as it cools and fully recrystallizes. […]

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  8. Scientists Produce Metals Four Times Harder than Naturally Occurring Structures

    Feb
    02
    2021

    A team of scientists at Brown University in Rhode Island has developed a novel technique through which they can smash individual metal nanoclusters together and form larger bits of solid metal. This is very important because first, it gives metallurgists an unprecedented versatility to create whatever crystalline structures they want/need, and second, it empowers them […]

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  9. The “Interceptor” Promises Cleaner Rivers and Plastic-Free Oceans

    Dec
    30
    2020

    Did you know that over 80% of ocean plastic ends up there from 1,000 rivers? Rivers pass through the land where polluting human activity takes place, and inevitably, carry waste to the sea. While the cleaning of the oceans remains crucially important, stopping the problem at its root is even more urgent. Meet the “Interceptor”, […]

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  10. Apple Watch Will Soon Protect Your Hearing

    Jul
    23
    2019

    The Apple Watch was at first thought to be a replacement for your smartphone, but through the years, it has become a different breed of a smart gadget. Thanks to the plethora of sensors it possesses, the Apple Watch is mostly marketed as a fitness device, but in recent years it also became a potent […]

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  11. Liquid Metal Flow Battery for Affordable Storage of Green Energy

    Aug
    16
    2018

    For years, researchers have pursued the technology for a better flow battery for the power grid that could lead to affordable storage of renewable power. In a flow battery, two liquids, one with a positive electrical charge and another having a negative electrical charge, are separated by a membrane. The membrane allows electrons to pass […]

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  12. The City of London Will Be Powered by 100 Percent Green Energy by October

    Jul
    03
    2018

    Considering the need to take a strict action against climate change and with the intention to place London as one of the world’s leading environmentally friendly cities, London’s historic “Square Mile” district has announced plans to source 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by October 2018. To achieve this goal, the city’s governing […]

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