Global Technology – May 2011

Now let’s focus on the most important breakthroughs in technology.  We’ll begin with a significant development in materials science. Imagine that you’re driving your new car and misjudge a corner.  There are suddenly small scratches on the side of your vehicle and you anticipate large repair costs. Now, imagine that that you can repair these unsightly scratches yourself — quickly, easily and inexpensively.  Fantasy?  No, it’s a new reality based on a discovery recently detailed in the journal Nature. A team of researchers in the United States and Switzerland have developed a polyme.....
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