Beswick Engineering has released literature on its miniature fluid power components. The literature describes the company's polyurethane tubing, which ranges in size from 1/16 to ¼-inch inner diameter, as well as its coiled polyurethane tubing and high-pressure tubing. Also included are descriptions of tubing accessories, such as clamps and pliers. Beswick makes tubing for medical, dental, and industrial fluid power systems, especially for applications where flexibility is critical. For more information, visit www.beswick.com.
Artificially created metamaterials are already appearing in niche applications like electronics, communications, and defense, says a new report from Lux Research. How quickly they become mainstream depends on cost-effective manufacturing methods, which will include additive manufacturing.
Sharon Glotzer and David Pine are hoping to create the first liquid hard drive with liquid nanoparticles that can store 1TB per teaspoon. They aren't the first to find potential data stores, as Harvard researchers have stored 700 TB inside a gram of DNA.
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