Archive: 08/11/2006

Printable biofuel cell developed in Finland

An enzyme-based power source is a viable source of electricity for the rapidly proliferating RFID tags used in the medical sector and logistics. Applications include plasters containing a memory circuit and measuring electrode ...

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A better way of lubricating human joints and implants

Researchers at the University of Oxford have discovered that certain lubricants reduce friction much more effectively in water or water-based solutions than in machine oil or air, which may be how the process works in biological ...

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Scientists study insect 'egg police'

British and Belgian scientists say social sanctions, not voluntary altruism, stop workers in insect societies from reproducing.

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