A superfluid moves like a completely frictionless liquid seemingly able to propel itself without any hindrance from gravity or surface tension The physics underlying these materials which appear to defy the conventional laws of physics ... - Read More
A colloid is a substance spread out evenly inside another substance Everyday examples include milk styrofoam hair sprays paints shaving foam gels and even dust mud and fog One of the most interesting properties of ... - Read More
Researchers at the University of Arkansas are attempting to help the U S dairy industry decrease its carbon footprint as concentrations of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere reach record levels In 2007 Americans consumed approximately ... - Read More
Everybody who has tried to stack oranges in a box knows that a regular packing of spheres in a flat layer naturally leads to a hexagonal pattern where each sphere is surrounded by six neighbours ... - Read More
The Amazon rain forest popularly known as the lungs of the planet inhales carbon dioxide as it exudes oxygen Plants use carbon dioxide from the air to grow parts that eventually fall to the ground ... - Read More
Researchers from the German Leibniz Institute of Zoo and Wildlife Research IZW demonstrate for the first time in a free ranging mammal that hunger and conflict for access to resources can be stressful for subordinate ... - Read More
was 24 percent higher in the Great Lakes than in samples they collected in the Southern Atlantic Ocean With a volume equal to 1.65 million Olympic swimming pools the Great Lakes are the largest group ... - Read More
to see eyes light up realizing that the very simple pleasures of food are chemistry A simple example is people love knowing what is happening with proteins when they are frying an egg They can ... - Read More
the texture that is firm and snappy to the bite and yet melts in the mouth The process also prevents “sugar bloom ” the unappetizing white film that coats the surface of chocolate that has ... - Read More
Agriculture is responsible for around ten to twelve percent of all greenhouse gases attributable to human activities This raises the question of how these emissions could be reduced A recent study has investigated for the ... - Read More
New York University physicists have developed a method for moving microscopic particles with the flick of a light switch Their work reported in the journal Science relies on a blue light to prompt colloids to ... - Read More
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