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A New PoV on PVC Reycling

Polyvinyl chloride is one of the most produced plastics in the world, ranking third by volume. It's in nearly everything: hospital equipment, plumbing, window frames, housing trim, tents, shower curtains, and even our clothing. It coats the…

Next-gen Material with a Memory

Researchers at Aalto University developed a new material that changes its electrical behavior based on previous experience—gaining a form of adaptive memory. Scientists could use these materials in next-gen medical and environmental…

3D Printing Strong Stainless Steel

Strength and durability are paramount for nuclear power plants and various critical technologies, so many contain a remarkably strong and corrosion-resistant alloy called 17-4 precipitation hardening (PH) stainless steel. Now 17-4 PH steel…