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Pipeline damage causes disruptions to New Zealand's largest airport
Pipeline damage causes disruptions to New Zealand's largest airport
Damage to a 105-mile oil pipeline that supplies jet fuel to Auckland International Airport has caused major disruptions to services at the airport.
How best to stir a steel furnace, and beat corrosion
How best to stir a steel furnace, and beat corrosion
Two steel research projects led by Swansea University - a better way to tackle corrosion, and more efficient use of furnaces - are on a list of only 11 awards, across all subjects and the whole U.K., by the Royal Society, one of the world's most presti...
From flatscreen TVs to your smartphone - the element boron deserves more attention
From flatscreen TVs to your smartphone - the element boron deserves more attention
Each time you watch sport on a flatscreen television, or send a message by touching your smartphone screen, give thanks to an unsung hero of the periodic table: boron.
Nickel-based coatings may slow corrosion in solar power plants
Nickel-based coatings may slow corrosion in solar power plants
New research at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory is aimed at mitigating corrosion levels in concentrating solar power plants with nickel-based coatings.
'Seawater-drinking' battery could expand rage of underwater drones
'Seawater-drinking' battery could expand rage of underwater drones
The recent acquisition of MIT spin out Open Water Power (OWP) by defense company L3 Technologies will help with the development of its innovative battery technology for a wide range of undersea applications, the company says. OWP is currently working w...
Atomic 're-packing' behind metallic glass mystery
Atomic 're-packing' behind metallic glass mystery
An international collaboration involving Hokkaido University's high-voltage electron microscope has solved a puzzle about the atomic structure of metallic glasses that has baffled scientists for four decades.