Stefan van Ekeren

8 Added | 3 Magazines | 1 Following | @StefanvanEkeren | Keep up with Stefan van Ekeren on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Stefan van Ekeren”

Elastomere / Elastoplasten - Kunststoffe

Watch: Scientists can't defeat water-repellent coating - Futurity

A water-repellent, self-healing coating called F-POSS is so resilient it still works even after being exposed to erosion, fire, UV radiation, and …

Künstliche Spinnenseide: Forscher entwickeln chemische Spinndrüse | Der Chemische Reporter

Magnetic impedance biosensor: A review

Abstract<p>Though the magnetoimpedance effect was discovered two decades ago, the biomedical applications of the magnetoimpedance sensor are still in …

MIT researchers have developed a spongelike material 10 times stronger than steel

Stainless steel? Don’t make us laugh! A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has just developed one of the …

Engineering

MIT Invented The Material We’ll Need To Build In Space

It’s ten times stronger than steel but is only 5% as dense, and it could revolutionize architecture on Earth, too.<p>The space elevator–a theoretical mode of transportation where transport modules move up and down a long cable that connects Earth to space–has long been the stuff of futuristic fantasy. …

Engineering

Strong, Flexible Spider Silk Created in Lab

We've built skyscrapers, planes that travel faster than sound and particle colliders a mile below the Earth's surface.<p>Yet in some ways, the humble …

Engineers develop a plastic electrode that stretches like rubber but carries electricity like wires

The brain is soft and electronics are stiff, which can make combining the two challenging, such as when neuroscientists implant electrodes to measure …

Science