Archive: 12/12/2007

'Retrospective rubber' remembers its old identities

Researchers at the University of Rochester have developed a shape-memory rubber that may enable applications as diverse as biomedical implants, conformal face-masks, self-sealing sutures, and “smart” labels.

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Shared Crack Pipes May Spread Hepatitis C Virus

A new study by the University of Victoria’s Centre for Addictions Research (CARBC) suggests that the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) could possibly be passed on between crack smokers who share pipes. As the vast majority of new ...

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The B-Factory Returns for its Last Hurrah

This week, the B-Factory will begin running practically non-stop for 10 months, aiming for the endurance of a marathoner and the peak performance of a sprinter. Early this week, the PEP-II accelerator crew ...

dateDec 12, 2007 in General Physics
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