Engineering

The Importance of the Equal Sign

The Importance of the Equal Sign

Researchers from Texas A&M University have discovered new evidence regarding mathematics education. Their study suggests that the understanding of the equal sign (‘=’) is crucial in acquiring logical and mathematical thinking, and therefore it should be emphasized when teaching youth ...

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Cost-Effective Self-Healing Concrete

Cost-Effective Self-Healing Concrete

A team of scientists from the University of Rhode Island (URI) has recently published an article describing a self-healing concrete that would be inexpensive to produce. Such concrete could help reduce structure repair costs, lower cement-production carbon emissions, and even ...

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Self Charging Electronics

Self Charging Electronics

Researchers at Texas A&M University have made significant inroads in the area of power harvesting; a field focused on building self powered devices that don’t need replaceable power supplies such as batteries. Their findings show that approximately 21 nanometer thick ...

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Titanium-Based Metallic-Glass

Titanium-Based Metallic-Glass

Scientists from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed new kind of alloys – lighter and less expensive than any the group had previously created. The novel range of structural metallic-glass composites is based in titanium and according to ...

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