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Why do wounds on the International Space Station heal faster than on Earth?

Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) believe that wounds on the ISS heal faster than on Earth. “In my subjective opinion, the wound here heals faster. Perhaps the cause of this is because there aren’t many types of bacteria, the air is always clean and dry,” said the astronaut. Russian Sergei Kud-Sverchkov said in […]

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Here’s how the Japanese weave ultra-durable fabrics: The nails are also popped out!

What is Ushikubi village textiles? Ushikubi textiles come from the small town of Hakusan (formerly Ushikubi village) in Ishikawa prefecture in western Japan, famous for its shiny fabric and high durability despite being woven from silk. This fabric is advertised as durable enough to even be called Kuginuki-tsumugi (釘 抜 紬, a silk fabric that […]

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Make materials that are soft and elastic like human tissue

The pure polymer material developed by the American team based on 3D printing technology, has a nanostructure 1000 times smaller than conventional polymers. The research group of Christopher Bates Assistant Professor of Materials at the University of California in Santa Barbara (USA) has developed 3D printed elastomers with soft and elastic mechanical properties similar to […]