High-performance wings in production


Next generation of Airbus’ wings intend to make aircraft faster, more efficient and quieter.

Solar-powered family car of the future


A student team from Eindhoven University of Technology presents a new solar-powered family car that generates more power than it uses.

Wire-treatment machine for compacted graphite iron


Vermicular iron castings are resistant to changing temperatures for commercial vehicles and the railway industry.

20 billion switches on a fingernail-sized chip

SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering's Michael Liehr, left, and IBM's Bala Haranand look at wafer comprised of 7nm chips on Thursday, July 2, 2015, in a NFX clean room Albany.   Several 7nm chips at SUNY Poly CNSE on Thursday in Albany.  (Darryl Bautista/Feature Photo Service for IBM)

A development alliance produced the semiconductor industry’s first 7nm node test chips with functioning transistors.

Improving Space Telescope and Sight


NASA and ophthalmologists using the the same technology to detect imperfections.

Softwood becomes exclusive hardwood


Scientists at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen have developed an innovative treatment for domestic wood and timber.

Private energy storage plants


Mercedes-Benz launches energy storage plants for private use.

New composite material enables smaller CO2 sensor

New composite material enables smaler CO2 sensor

Material scientists at ETH Zurich and the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam have developed a new type of sensor to measure CO2.

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Fuel saving with adamantine coating

Fuel saving with adamantine coating

Coating engine components with diamond-like carbon reduces friction to almost zero.

Thermoplastic composite for spacecraft

Thermoplastic composite for spacecraft

Developer and manufacturer of advanced composite materials, TenCate supplies the Astro Aerospace with thermoplastic composites.