Stories Archive

CBA credit card scandal 'just the tip of the iceberg'

The New Daily - The Commonwealth Bank credit card insurance scandal is the "tip of a very large iceberg", legal experts have warned. Philippa Heir, a senior solicitor at the Consumer Action Law Centre, welcomed the bank´s promise to repay $10 million to 65,000 students and unemployed people sold dodgy credit card insurance.

Texas Tech to enter consultant phase in veterinary school quest

Veterinary Practice News - Texas Tech University is poised to begin hiring consultants for its veterinary school project, said Robert Duncan, chancellor of the university. The 85th Texas Legislature, which convened this past January, agreed that the idea for a second veterinary college in Texas-Texas A&M is presently the only one-warranted a closer look.

Welding of 3-D Printed Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Composites

Composites Today - From aerospace and defense to digital dentistry and medical devices, 3-D printed parts are used in a variety of industries. Currently, 3-D printed parts are very fragile and traditionally used in the prototyping phase of materials or as a toy for display. A doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has pioneered a countermeasure to transform the landscape of 3-D printing today.