News 4/21/2003 Post a comment Professor Bill Fahrenholtz of the Ceramic Engineering Department of the University of Missouri-Rolla is developing high-temperature ceramics that could be used in the next-generation space shuttle.
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News 4/21/2003 Post a comment Despite benefits of working together, corporate politics and cultural differences keep many engineers and purchasing managers at arms length from each other
A slew of announcements about new materials and design concepts for transportation have come out of several trade shows focusing on plastics, aircraft interiors, heavy trucks, and automotive engineering. A few more announcements have come independent of any trade shows, maybe just because it's spring.
Samsung's Galaxy line of smartphones used to fare quite well in the repairability department, but last year's flagship S5 model took a tumble, scoring a meh-inducing 5/10. Will the newly redesigned S6 lead us back into star-studded territory, or will we sink further into the depths of a repairability black hole?
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