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New generation of piezoelectric actuators being developed

The development of a new generation of actuators has undergone tremendous progress. Cheaper piezo actuators resisting humidity, having fewer cracks and an extended lifetime may well become reality thanks to a close cooperation across borders between researchers, manufacturers and end-users.

Feb 2nd, 2010

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New adhesive device could let humans walk on walls

Could humans one day walk on walls, like Spider-Man? A palm-sized device invented at Cornell that uses water surface tension as an adhesive bond just might make it possible. The rapid adhesion mechanism could lead to such applications as shoes or gloves that stick and unstick to walls, or Post-it-like notes that can bear loads.

Feb 2nd, 2010

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Scientific symposium for nanomeasurement-driven research announced

Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced that the first Nano Measure Scientific Symposium (Nano Measure 2010) will take place June 3-4 at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. The two-day event will feature some of the most prestigious scientists presenting leading-edge, nanomeasurement-driven research.

Jan 30th, 2010

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