The nuts and bolts of nanotechnology.

Rust and corrosion compromise the integrity and shorten the usefulness of metal machine parts. What if you could make a bolt that is as strong as steel and aluminum but less corrosive?  Seattle-based Modumetal has done just that. Their nanolaminated metals will...

Manufacturing on a very small scale.

The Washington Nanofabrication Lab at the University of Washington helps startups who need to manufacture really tiny products requiring very expensive machinery. Scientists and engineers can rent equipment and access the expertise they need in a  state-of-the-art...

Drones fly high in the Gorge.

Klickitat County which lies on the southern edge of Washington State amidst the natural beauty of the Columbia River Gorge is known around the world  for its perfect windsurfing conditions and the local tourism industry that grew up around it. However, for the last...

Carbon composites for undersea exploration.

The development of next generation materials has focused on composites and Washington companies have been leading the way. Not only are carbon composites lightweight and strong enough for aircraft and able to withstand impact in cars but are being designed to hold up...
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