Aviation biofuel made from tobacco plants

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Boeing Partners with South African Airways for a pioneering project that will make sustainable aviation biofuel from a new tobacco plant, not cigarettes.

Time has come for electric aircraft

Time has come for electric aircraft

Airbus Group is now setting its sights on achieving silent, CO2-free, all-electric flight for both unmanned and passenger aircraft over the next three decades.

Compact tool for laser marking

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A new all-in-one industrial laser unit is marking a broad spectrum of materials.

New class of industrial polymers discovered

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New experimental polymers delivers cheaper, lighter, stronger and recyclable materials ideal for electronics, aerospace, airline and automotive industries.

World’s First Carbon Fiber 3D Printer

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MarkForged have introduced the Mark One 3D printer, which can print parts from continuous carbon fibers.

Award-winning lightweight design

Award-winning lightweight design

GF Automotive gets the Lightweight Award for their magnesium high-pressure die-casting oil conduct module.

Conductive coatings for flexible touchscreens

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Researchers adapt mobile phones and smart phones to the carrying habits of their users.

Cobalt boron alloyed cast material

Cobalt boron alloyed cast material

Development of cobalt and boron alloyed steel with more resistance at high temperatures avoids CO2 emission and increases the efficiency of power plants.

Atomically thin solar cells

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Ultrathin layers made of tungsten and selenium may be used as flexible, semi-transparent solar cells.

Tiny Step Edges, Big Step for Surface Science

Big Step for Surface Science

Experiments at the Vienna University of Technology can explain the behavior of electrons at tiny step edges on titanium oxide surface.

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