Archive: 29/10/2008

Powered by olive stones? Turning waste stones into fuel

Olive stones can be turned into bioethanol, a renewable fuel that can be produced from plant matter and used as an alternative to petrol or diesel. This gives the olive processing industry an opportunity to make valuable ...

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Metal hazard from table wines

Potentially hazardous levels of metal ions are present in many commercially available wines. An analysis of reported levels of metals in wines from sixteen different countries, published in the open access Chemistry Central ...

dateOct 29, 2008 in Health
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Research team maps cell interactions

(PhysOrg.com) -- Proteins make up the machinery of the cell. Their interaction with each other is responsible for how the cell functions within a living organism. Intrigued by what these interactions may look like, scientists ...

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Breakthrough may ease electronics assembly

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Northeastern have demonstrated a way to use single-walled carbon nanotubes, at left, to ease large-scale manufacture of flat-panel displays and electronic memory devices.

dateOct 29, 2008 in Nanophysics
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