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‘The First 3-D Atlas Of The Extinct Dodo’

EurekAlert! Mar 25 06:26 am 

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology For the first time since its extinction a 3-D atlas of the skeletal anatomy of the dodo has been created based upon two exceptional dodo skeletons that have remained unstudied for over a century. This atlas published as the fifteenth Memoir of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology represents the culmination of nearly five years of work and thousands of...

‘Working Towards 'seamless' Infrared Maps Of Titan’

New Kerala Mar 25 03:34 am 

Washington Mar 25 Each of these two montages shows four synthetic views of Titan created using data acquired by the visual and infrared mapping spectrometer VIMS on board NASA39s Cassini spacecraft between 2004 and 2015.

‘Design The Perfect Deck: 5 Must-ask Questions Before You Start’

Journal Inquirer Mar 25 01:55 am 

BPT - A backyard should be enjoyed to its fullest extent. But all too often homes lack enticing outdoor living areas. One way to give your outdoor space a retreat is to add a new deck. A well-designed deck can extend your living space make your yard more functional and best of all provide a comfortable space for family and friends to enjoy the great outdoors.

‘Logistec Corporation Announces Transaction With Minority Shareholders Of Sanexen Environmental Services Inc.’

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance Mar 24 04:35 pm 

MONTRAL March 24 2016 CNW Telbec -Logistec Corporation TSXLGT.A LGT.B a marine and environmental services provider today announced that it has completed a transaction with the minority shareholders of Sanexen Environmental Services Inc. quotSanexenquot a subsidiary of Logistec to acquire the remaining 29.8 equity interest that it does not already own in Sanexen for an aggregate price ...

‘Future Skyscrapers Will Be Glued Together’

Geek.com Mar 24 09:13 am 

The hammer and nail have become antiquated. The skyscrapers and the monuments of the future will be held together with glue. As reporter Geoff Manaugh outlines in his article for New Scientist the

‘Continuous-fiber Composite Provides Localized Reinforcement In Van Battery Console’

PlasticsToday.com Mar 23 11:06 pm 

March 24 2016 Stephen Moore Automotive and Mobility A German car manufacturer was looking for a solution to locally reinforce a battery box molded from a DLFT direct long glass fiber thermoplastic polypropylene PP compression molding compound. Crash test requirements stipulated that a 29-kilogram battery was not allowed to break through the wall... Compounding Injection Molding Materials

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Plastics and Rubber Weekly Mar 23 10:14 am 

Gary Leeke who is based at the department of chemical engineering at the University of Birmingham will be racing his canoe 125 miles in the International Canoe Race with his teammate Professor Liam Grover.

‘Metallocene Catalysis Could Revolutionize Carbon Fiber Composites’

PlasticsToday.com Mar 23 03:51 am 

March 23 2016 Stephen Moore Automotive and Mobility When the inventor of metallocene catalysts Professor Walter Kaminsky talks enthusiastically about the latest groundbreaking development in the field people tend to sit up and take notice. This was indeed the case at a polyolefins conference held in Bali Indonesia earlier this month where he... Compounding Injection Molding Materials

‘Haydale Develops New Graphene Reinforced Prepregs’

materialstoday Mar 23 04:45 am 

Haydale Composite Solutions has launched three new graphene enhanced carbon fiber prepregs in collaboration with SHD Composite Materials Ltd using epoxy resins from Huntsman Advanced Materials.

‘Global Military Helicopter MRO Market 2016-2020 – Key Vendors Are Airbus Helicopter, Bell Helicopter & Sikorsky …’

Business Wire Mar 23 05:26 am 

DUBLIN--BUSINESS WIRE--Research and Markets httpwww.researchandmarkets.comresearch7fhljbglobalmilitary has announced the addition of the quotGlobal Military Helicopter MRO Market 2016-2020quot report to their offering. The report forecasts the global military helicopter MRO market to grow at a CAGR of 3.2 during the period 2016-2020. The demand for MRO has significantly grown due to rise ...

‘New Resorbable Bioceramic Materials For Bone Fractures Might Soon Enter The Market’

Business Wire Mar 22 03:17 am 

BARCELONA Spain--BUSINESS WIRE--RESTORATION an European research project has developed new resorbable bioceramic materials that can be used in three different cases the mandible the vertebrae and the knees. Thanks to the excellent project results these products might be available on the market within a few years. The European research project RESTORATION developed new resorbable ceramic...

‘Scientists Show The Benefits Of Moldy Batteries’

materialstoday Mar 22 03:32 am 

This is an artistic rendering of a carbonized fungal biomass-manganese oxide mineral composite MycMnOxC that can be applied as a novel electrochemical material in energy storage devices. Image Qianwei Li and Geoffrey Michael Gadd.

‘Continental And Mitsubishi Develop Carbon Fiber For Automotive’

materialstoday Mar 22 04:00 am 

Continental Structural Plastics CSP a specialist in vehicle lightweighting technologies has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mitsubishi Rayon Co Ltd regarding the development of carbon fiber structural components for the automotive industry in North America.

‘Carbon Fiber Resin Market Worth 532.7 Million USD By 2021’

PR Newswire Mar 22 04:54 am 

PUNE India March 22 2016 PRNewswire -- The report quotCarbon Fiber Resin Market by Resin Type Thermoset Thermoplastic by Form Prepreg Non-Prepreg by Application and by Region - Global Forecast to 2021quot published by MarketsandMarkets The global market size is projected to...

‘Characterization And Simulation Of Structural Fabrics – Part 2’

materialstoday Mar 22 05:00 am 

Part 1 of this article published in the MarchApril 2015 issue of Reinforced Plastics presented an insight into multiaxial reinforcements specialist FORMAX39s approach to materials characterization simulation of processing and composites performance.