Archive: 12/2/2008

Ship-in-a-bottle kit on a microchip

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sometimes physicists resort to tried and trusted model-making tricks. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, the University of Stuttgart and the Colorado School of Mines ...

Dec 02, 2008 4.5 / 5 (23) 0

Exposure to secondhand smoke reduced

As the connection between second-hand smoke and coronary heart disease (CHD) became clearer and legislation was passed to reduce such passive smoking, exposures have been reduced. In an article published in the January 2009 ...

Dec 02, 2008 3.7 / 5 (3) 0

Chemists look for cleaner, cheaper rocket fuel

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mark Gordon recently held up a small vial containing three liquids layered one on top of another. That middle layer, the brownish one, is an ionic liquid, Gordon explained.

Dec 02, 2008 4.2 / 5 (10) 4