August 21, 2018

A ground-breaking advancement in materials research by successfully developing the world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics, which are mechanically robust and can have complex shapes. This could turn a new page in the structural application of ceramics.

August 20, 2018

Working to address 'hotspots' in computer chips that degrade their performance, engineers have developed a new semiconductor material, defect-free boron arsenide, that is more effective at drawing and dissipating waste heat than any other known semiconductor or metal materials.

July 20, 2018

Researchers have figured out how to increase a rechargeable battery's capacity by using aggressive electrodes and then stabilizing these potentially dangerous electrode materials with a highly-fluorinated electrolyte.

July 19, 2018

Worldwide sales from electronic circuit component exports by country totaled US$628.9 billion in 2017. Overall, the value of electronic circuit component exports rose by an average 24.5% for all exporting countries since 2013 when electronic circuit component shipments were valued at $505.2 billion.

June 19, 2018

Commodity prices were mostly higher in May, led by energy, which surged 7,4%.

Non-energy commodities rose 0,1%.

June 18, 2018

Conveyors are continuing to play a greater role in robotic applications. Robotic movements are precise and exact – conveyors need to operate to that same level of accuracy. 

June 15, 2018

Unwrought aluminum exports by country totaled US$55.9 billion in 2017, up by 22% for all aluminum-shipping nations over the five-year period starting in 2013. Year over year, the value of exported aluminum appreciated 26.1% from 2016 to 2017.