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Video: Watch these 3-D printed magnetic devices change shape and perform tricks

By Faye Oney / July 11, 2018

Researchers at MIT have fabricated small flexible magnetic structures using a 3-D printer and ink fused with magnetic particles. The structures could be used to remotely control biomedical devices for drug delivery or for pumping blood, among other functions.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 16, 2018

A designer’s toolkit for constructing complex nanoparticles, researcher develops a new generation of graphene, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 16, 2018.

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Video: 3-D printing key to conserving rare-earth materials for high-power magnet production

By Stephanie Liverani / November 9, 2016

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory say they’ve 3-D-printed permanent magnets that can outperform bonded magnets made using traditional techniques while conserving critical rare materials in the process.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 2, 2016

Study explains graphene’s strength gap, flexible solar cells for any surface, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 2, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 29, 2015

Advanced composites consider crustaceans, nonmagnetic duo form magnet, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 29, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 22, 2015

Californium’s new trick, liquid crystal bubbles in space, poison dart frogs inspire plane deicers, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 22, 2015.

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No more party fouls—Magnets save beer from gushing foam

By April Gocha / December 23, 2014

After successful use of magnets for mayonnaise emulsification, a team of researchers from the University of Leuven (Belgium) wondered whether magnets could also have a place in beer brewing to help prevent gushing.

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One step forward, one step back for Molycorp-Hitachi rare earths relationship; Sumitomo deal stalled

By / August 18, 2011

I am still trying to figure out exactly what to make of this: Last week, Molycorp issued its quarterly report to investors, in which it both announced a “master supply agreement” to provide Hitachi with didymium alloy (a neodymium and praseodymium mix) and lanthanum oxide for magnet manufacturing, but also announced it had cut off talks…

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