Archive: 08/29/2006

Survey: Hand washing habits lacking

A survey by the Wayne, N.J., based Lysol Hygiene Council has suggested that 61 percent of U.S. residents lack proper hand washing habits.

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Controlling cold molecules

“This is a chemist’s dream,” explains Roman Krems, a professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. “We’ve been trying for 50 years to develop mechanisms to control molecular collisions externally.”

dateAug 29, 2006 in General Physics feature
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New polymer-coating process developed

As gas prices continue to soar, the Navy will be eager to learn of research underway at Rutgers University--Camden. "Barnacles that attach to naval ships are a huge cost to the Navy. Imagine if you drove a car with a parachute ...

dateAug 29, 2006 in Condensed Matter
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Sunscreens can damage skin, researchers find

Are sunscreens always beneficial, or can they be detrimental to users? A research team led by UC Riverside chemists reports that unless people out in the sun apply sunscreen often, the sunscreen itself can ...

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