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Hello all, this is my first entry into what will be a series of studies on different materials, including but not limited to metals, plastics, paints, wood, refractive and SSS materials. I will continue to add to each category as I finish more examples. I do not claim that these results are scientifically accurate in look, they are only the result of personal studies and observation done outside of work, to further my own knowledge and skill. It would be great if this could help somebody…


Ranking the Top 50 Cowboys of All Time

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Materials database proves its mettle with new discoveries

Trying to find new materials, to improve the performance of anything from microchips to car bodies, has always been a process of trial and error. MIT materials scientist Gerbrand Ceder likens it to setting out from Boston ...

Ecolect: Creating A Sustainable Materials Database and Community


U.S. Homeland Security Harbors BitTorrent Pirates Due to the public nature of BitTorrent transfers its easy to see what people behind a certain IP-address are downloading. Last month we reported about a new website that puts this information on public display. According to its operators this information can help rightholders and law enforcement to track down pirates. In response we decided to do some field work to see if downloads are also linked to more unusual locations and the answer…

Nano coatings for textiles and nonwovens: The future is NOW

Nano coatings for textiles and nonwovens: The future is NOW ~ The coating is wrapped around each individual fibre, so stains and liquids cannot damage the fibres and are more easily removed. © Nanex Company