Materials and Consumables

Non Newtonian fluids

Materials and Consumables

Non-Newtonian fluids are substances with amazing physical and chemical properties. Under the appearance of fluids almost as liquid as water, this type of fluid has the particularity to become solid when a sufficiently strong pressure is exerted on it.

08
Nov
2022

Why and how to dust off your computer?

Materials and Consumables

If you work on a computer, you are probably used to cleaning your screen and keyboard. But have you thought about removing the dust that accumulates inside your computer? We explain why and how to dust your computer.

13
Oct
2022

The lumbar belt: when to use it?

Materials and Consumables

A medical device designed to support the lower back, the lumbar belt can provide relief in many cases, especially if you are pregnant or have to carry heavy loads. We suggest you discover when and how to wear this orthopedic device.

03
June
2022

Computer: the secrets of the F1 to F12 keys on your keyboard

Materials and Consumables

The function keys sit at the top of computer keyboards. But do you know exactly what they can be used for? We suggest you discover the secrets of the F1 to F12 keys on your keyboard.

10
Mar
2022

Computing: 3 women who have marked the history of computing

Materials and Consumables

When we talk about the digital revolution, the first names that come to mind are invariably Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. However, many women have made major contributions in this field. On this International Women's Rights Day, we suggest you (re)discover three women who have marked the history of computing.

08
Mar
2022

Hipli: the parcel that can be reused up to 100 times

Materials and Consumables

As the holiday season approaches, you may be planning to send packages to friends and family who live far away. But did you know that the cardboard boxes used for these shipments, even if they are recyclable, are not without impact on the environment? To address this issue, the young Norman start-up Hipli has developed a package that can be reused up to 100 times.

05
Nov
2021

The hydroalcoholic gel: history of an invention

Materials and Consumables

You may not know his name... But he has invented an essential weapon in the fight against viruses like the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Professor Didier Pittet, also known as 'Doctor Clean Hands', is the Swiss infectiologist who developed the hydroalcoholic gel. We propose to retrace the history of this invention.

05
Nov
2020