New discoveries of the way plants transport important substances across their biological membranes to resist toxic metals and pests increase salt and drought tolerance control water loss and store sugar can have profound implications for ... - Read More
Squeeze a piece of silicone and it quickly returns to its original shape as squishy as ever But scientists at Rice University have discovered that the liquid crystal phase of silicone becomes 90 percent stiffer ... - Read More
Being a physicist offers many perks For one it allows an understanding of the substances ubiquitous in everyday industrial products such as emulsions gels granular pastes or foams These are known for their intermediate behaviour ... - Read More
Ants play a variety of important roles in many ecosystems As frequent visitors to flowers they can benefit plants in their role as pollinators when they forage on sugar rich nectar However a new study ... - Read More
taste and odor Now we are beginning to understand that flavor depends on parts of the brain that involve taste odor touch and vision The sum total of these signals plus our emotions and past ... - Read More
Rice imported from certain countries contains high levels of lead that could pose health risks particularly for infants and children who are especially sensitive to lead’s effects and adults of Asian heritage who consume large ... - Read More
particles so small that 100 000 could fit across the width of a human hair “We believe that these GUMBOS represent a truly different approach to micro and nanotechnology ” said Professor Isiah Warner Ph ... - Read More
an effective remedy and with the scientific basis revealed only years later ” Mitchell spoke on the chemistry and physiology of the hangover at a symposium “Chemistry of the Bar ” which connects with the ... - Read More
Scientists today described evidence that natural substances extracted from unroasted coffee beans can help control the elevated blood sugar levels and body weight that underpin type 2 diabetes Their presentation on chlorogenic acids ― widely ... - Read More
Peter J Stang Ph D distinguished professor of chemistry at the University of Utah and editor of the Journal of the American Chemical Society JACS has been named winner of the 2013 Priestley Medal by ... - 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 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
the risk of alcohol poisoning is a far more realistic concern as stated in previous studies on the topic ” Coelhan pointed out that beers produced in at least six other countries had higher arsenic ... - Read More
What was in Dr F G Johnson’s French Female Pills and other scientifically untested elixirs nostrums and other quack cures that were the only medicines available to sick people during the 18th 19th and early ... - 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
At least nine Nobel laureates have research that will be presented here this week during the 245th National Meeting & amp Exposition of the American Chemical Society the world’s largest scientific society Research from the ... - Read More
Scientists at the University of East Anglia have made an important breakthrough in the quest to generate clean electricity from bacteria Share This See Also Bacteria Microbes and More Electricity Energy Technology Energy and the ... - Read More
Taking their inspiration from nature scientists at the University of New South Wales have developed a new method for carrying out chemical reduction an industrial process used to produce fuels and chemicals that are vital ... - Read More
Development of organic single molecule magnets opens a great many of applications for magnetic materials and new memory technologies Organic magnets are lighter more flexible and less energy intensive in production than conventional magnets Share ... - Read More
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