Could we make cars out of petroleum residue?

As the world struggles to improve the efficiency of cars and other vehicles in order to curb greenhouse gas emissions and improve the range of electric vehicles, the search is on for ever-lighter materials that are strong ...


New composite sandwich beams inspired by woodpecker's head

Scientists at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) are using computational modeling to optimize the ability of composite sandwich beams to absorb strong impacts. They applied their approach to a beam design inspired by the ...


Sustainably produced high-speed helicopters

Fast, lightweight and fuel efficient: RACER, the high-speed helicopter reaches flying speeds of up to 400 kilometers per hour. The components of its outer shell are made by an innovative, highly automated manufacturing process. ...

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