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3D Printing Punctual Pop

Posted on December 7th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

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Image courtesy of CSP-World [CC-BY-SA 4.0], via Printing 3D Today

Additive manufacturing has received significant attention for revolutionizing engineering and manufacturing – enabling the design and production of previously impossible configurations – but does its potential abate when it comes to the assembly line? Continue reading “3D Printing Punctual Pop” »

Aramco Strategy: Lemonade from Lemons

Posted on November 30th, 2016 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

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Image by George Hodan [CC0 1.0], via PublicDomainPictures

All products have a lifecycle – including obsolescence. But when public opinion and worldwide regulatory pressure has market demand for your cash crop showing signs of waning, do you close up shop or get creative? Continue reading “Aramco Strategy: Lemonade from Lemons” »

Tapping Out a Message in Chemicals

Posted on November 23rd, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

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Image by Cqeme (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Like a scene from a Hollywood science fiction blockbuster where the protagonists once again rally using Morse Code after all other means of communication have been destroyed, researchers have found a way to send messages using chemicals. Continue reading “Tapping Out a Message in Chemicals” »

From Junkyard to Joules

Posted on November 16th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

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Image by PiccoloNamek [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Inspired by the Baghdad Battery, a research team at Vanderbilt University have devised a novel method transforming common junkyard metals and household chemicals into batteries. Continue reading “From Junkyard to Joules” »

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