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Putting the heat on an additive-manufactured alloy

As new techniques in additive manufacturing (AM), more popularly known as 3-D printing, become more versatile and applicable for diverse purposes, they can pose unique challenges that are not present with more traditional manufacturing methods.
July 31, 2018
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Tin type

Tin, an element perhaps best known for its use in tin cans, may help with the world’s data demands.
July 26, 2018
tin type
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Putting bacteria to work

The idea of bacteria as diverse, complex perceptive entities that can hunt prey in packs, remember past experiences and interact with the moods and perceptions of their human hosts sounds like the plot of some low-budget science fiction movie.
July 19, 2018
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Electrons slowing down at critical moments

In a new study, researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have determined that electrons in some oxides can experience an unconventional slowing down” of their response to a light pulse.
July 06, 2018