News

Be behind the headlines!

Scientists and engineers can experience life in the heart of the newsroom by applying for a British Science Association 2012 Media Fellowship.
space shuttle

The engineer is human - lessons from Columbia

Civil engineer Matt Melis of the Glenn Research Center talks in-depth about the findings of NASA’s post-Columbia Accident Investigation and the resulting lessons for industry.

Nanocomposites for better barriers

A novel nanocomposite could improve the mechanical and thermal properties and decrease the oxygen permeability of barrier packaging.
infrared imaging of house

Infrared alerts for composite materials

A novel infrared imaging method could improve understanding of the thermal properties and fire resistance of composite materials.
hip implant

Hip forever? Graphitic lubricant for metal-on-metal implants

Hip implants that last a lifetime could soon be within reach after researchers found a lubricating layer that forms on metal-on-metal implants.

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