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In her NYTimes article, Natalie Angier has several quotes from Rob Ritchie of UC-Berkeley on the mechanical behaviour of bones (check out his recent publications): … [H]ealthy bone is disciplined bone, with a structure enviably organized at every scale yet … Continue reading
An interesting pieces of an article about fusion power that is about to be demonstrated at National ignition facility in the year 2010. For full article go here ……Next year, researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in California … Continue reading
… is now available online. Thanks to Giridhar for posting it; he also has a summary of the key recommendations regarding the salary structure at IISc, IITs, IIMs and IISERs.
Carbon Nanotube Aerogel Muscles can be stiffer than steel by weight despite being as light as air, and elasticity comparable to a rubber as reported in the latest issue of Science magazine. Here are two articles, one is the perspective … Continue reading
The news report is here. The three materials engineers in the list of directors at the newly created IITs are: Prof. M.K. Surappa (IISc) will lead IIT-Roopnagar, Punjab. Prof. Anil Kumar Bhowmick (IIT-KGP) will lead IIT-Patna, Bihar. Prof. Madhusudan Chakraborty … Continue reading