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Hyperloop One Announces Record Speed but Doesn’t Best Aérotrain

Posted on August 16th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

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By Hyperloop One [Content on YouTube], via YouTube

Inventing a new form of transportation is hard to do, even if it’s been seemingly done before. While Hyperloop One is not the first company to attempt commercialization of a hovertrain, their achievement is not in their vehicle’s announced top speed, but in the propulsion system used to get there. Continue reading “Hyperloop One Announces Record Speed but Doesn’t Best Aérotrain” »

Bigger Bucks for Additive Manufacturing in the Stuff That Makes the Stuff

Posted on August 9th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

Molding Die Set

Image by Arne Hückelheim [CC BY 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons

Additive manufacturing is certainly bending down the cost and time curve for part production. Can it do the same for production of tooling used in traditional manufacturing techniques? Continue reading “Bigger Bucks for Additive Manufacturing in the Stuff That Makes the Stuff” »

Human RFID Implant – Orwellian or Requested?

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

RFID Implant

Image by Amal Graafstra [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr

What could be perceived as raising the specter of “Big Brother”, a Wisconsin company is offering employees microchip implants beginning this month. A majority have agreed, do you? Continue reading “Human RFID Implant – Orwellian or Requested?” »

Composite Posits Coral Bleaching Remedy

Posted on July 26th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

coral bleaching

Image by Matt Kieffer [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr

Could recent advancements in additive manufacturing provide a solution to coral bleaching? One proposal suggests it’s not only viable, but sustainable. Continue reading “Composite Posits Coral Bleaching Remedy” »

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