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News: Semiconductors & ICs
A Wearable UV Sensor — At Your Fingertips

Creators of a new, M&M-sized wearable device aim to bring UV detection to users’ fingertips – or more precisely,...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Electropolishing Solutions for the Medical Industry

As a critical component in patient healthcare, medical device manufacturing is highly regulated and requires the utmost attention to sanitation, safety, and biocompatibility. Used both internally...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping
What it Does, How it Works

Electropolishing is often referred to as a “reverse plating” process. Electrochemical in nature, electropolishing uses a combination of rectified current and a blended chemical electrolyte bath to remove flaws from...

News: Medical
Single-Operation Finish for Improved Biocompatibility of Implants

Orthopedic and cardiovascular implants are some of the most common medical devices manufactured today that demand high levels of biocompatibility. To ensure better patient outcomes...

News: Materials
Metal Finishing Capabilities

In addition to electropolishing, other metal finishing capabilities include laser marking, which can be used to ensure compliance with the latest UDI requirements, and color anodizing, which can be used to improve part...

News: Medical
Cutting Tools and Drills

Cutting tools, drills, and blades are critical devices used in surgical procedures. Blades used in surgical procedures must be free from burrs and laser slag and remain sharp for accurate cutting. Remaining burrs created...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Inspiring Young Scientists, One Tiny Fidget Spinner at a Time

ORNL staff scientist Adam Rondinone explains how his team made the tiny toy.

News: Energy
NASA Turns to Students for ‘Big Ideas’ on Mars Exploration

NASA challenged university students to create a deployable solar array for the Martian surface. See which "Big...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Float Like a Robot, Think Like a Bee

Cornell University engineers have been experimenting with a new type of programming that mimics the mind of an insect.

Blog: Energy
Will Electric Vehicles Surpass Combustion Engine Vehicles?

Is the future electric? A reader asks an expert from Mercedes-Benz.

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