Humans have been inspired by nature since the beginning of time We mimic nature to develop new technologies with examples ranging from machinery to pharmaceuticals to new materials Planes are modelled on birds and many ... - Read More
Creating large amounts of polymer nanofibers dispersed in liquid is a challenge that has vexed researchers for years But engineers and researchers at North Carolina State University and one of its start up companies have ... - Read More
A University of Melbourne researcher has found that common consumer products including those marketed as 'green' 'all natural' 'non toxic' and 'organic' emit a range of compounds that could harm human health and air quality ... - Read More
Released 18 Feb 2015 7 40 AM ESTSource Newsroom Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Toxicology Vol.329 2 March 2015 Pgs 49–5Feb ... - Read More
Nanoparticles extremely tiny particles measured in billionths of a meter are increasingly everywhere and especially in biomedical products Their toxicity has been researched in general terms but now a team of Israeli scientists has for ... - Read More
How does glass transition from a liquid to its familiar solid state How does this common material transport heat and sound And what microscopic changes occur when a glass gains rigidity as it cools A ... - Read More
For much the same reason LCD televisions offer eye popping performance a thermomagnetic processing method developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can advance the performance of polymers Polymers are used in ... - Read More
The first study to examine prenatal exposure to the phthalate DiNP finds it is associated with a shorter anogenital distance AGD in Swedish boys at the age of 21 months These findings raise concern since ... - Read More
Microscopic particles that bind under low temperatures will melt as temperatures rise to moderate levels but re connect under hotter conditions a team of New York University scientists has found Their discovery points to new ... - Read More
Scientists at New York University and the University of Melbourne have developed a method using DNA origami to turn one dimensional nano materials into two dimensions Their breakthrough published in the latest issue of the ... - Read More
An ultra fast and ultra small optical switch has been invented that could advance the day when photons replace electrons in the innards of consumer products ranging from cell phones to automobiles The new optical ... - Read More
From Livestrong to Purple Paws trendy wristbands have come to represent causes from cancer to ending cruelty to animals Add a new wristband of a different sort one that could close the loop on determining ... - Read More
A new model by a team of researchers with The City College of New York's Benjamin Levich Institute may shed new understanding on the phenomenon known as discontinuous shear thickening DST in which the resistance ... - Read More
A new chapter has been opened in our understanding of the chemical activity of nanoparticles says a team of international scientists Using the X ray beams of The European Synchrotron ESRF they showed that the ... - Read More
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected propylene a chemical used to make food storage containers car bumpers and other consumer products on Saturn's moon Titan This is the first definitive detection of the plastic ingredient on ... - Read More
In today's precision manufacturing environment designers of products as diverse as car airbag sensors computer microchips drill bits and paint often need to know the mechanical properties of their materials' down to the nanometer scale ... - Read More
A consortium of scientists from across the country has found that breathing ultrafine particles from a large family of materials that increasingly are found in a host of household and commercial products from sunscreens to ... - Read More
to liquid petroleum products Natural gas is widely seen as a cleaner energy source than other fossil fuels like coal and petroleum Alivisatos described nanoparticle based technologies that promise to improve existing conversion processes The ... - Read More
is the focus of a newly funded multi institutional partnership that includes Haynes’ team It is the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology funded by the National Science Foundation Division of Chemistry through the Centers for Chemical ... - Read More
A team of Spanish and Argentinean researchers have verified that the distribution of the inhabitants in each Spanish province evolves in accordance with the maximum entropy principle in the field of physics Therefore this evolution ... - Read More
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