Soft Wheels and Rotary Motors Based on Peristaltic Motion

The Mazzeo Research Group has designed soft motors by combining pneumatically-driven elastomeric structures with peristaltic motion.

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Oxygen Nanocarrier for Combined Cancer Therapy

This nanocarrier shows excellent oxygen-carrying properties and ATP-responsive drug release, which makes it a potent agent for cancer therapy.

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New ultrasonic testing device

Ultrasonic specialist Sonotec introduced a digital ultrasonic testing device including touchscreen technology

Technologies for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Schaeffler is expanding in the electric mobility sector.

Ford uses foam and plastic made from CO2

Ford is the first automaker to develop foams and plastics using captured CO2 for its vehicle lineup

Light Rider is the world’s first 3D-printed motorcycle

APWorks developed a lightweight motorcycle using bionic design and a selective 3D laser printing system

New ultrafiltration membrane for offshore application

GE’s new ZeeWeed* 700B Ultrafiltration membrane for seawater pretreatment, removal of sulfate and suspended solids.

Award for innovative release film

Infiana receives AIMCAL Award for its novel FlexPLAS release film

Electricity from waste heat

For the first time so-called thermoelectric materials reliably convert waste heat directly into electricity.

Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – May 2016

The month’s top articles from the field of nanooptics, optoelectronics, optical devices, detectors & sensors, micro/nano resonators and more.