Archive: 10/31/2011

Hey, bacteria, get off of my boat!

Submerge it and they will come. Opportunistic seaweed, barnacles, and bacterial films can quickly befoul almost any underwater surface, but researchers are now using advances in nanotechnology and materials science to design ...

dateOct 31, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Redefining 'clean'

Aiming to take "clean" to a whole new level, researchers at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Maryland at College Park have teamed up to study how low-temperature plasmas can deactivate potentially ...

dateOct 31, 2011 in Plasma Physics
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New rice varieties offer benefits to growers

New rice varieties that offer new options for U.S. growers and expanded market opportunities for the U.S. rice industry have been developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and cooperators.

dateOct 31, 2011 in Biotechnology
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The quest for the tiny carbon nanotube

(PhysOrg.com) -- As he tailors one of the world’s finest imaging instruments to tackle one of science’s most baffling challenges, Tom Flores feels like he’s playing a microscopic game of Where’s Waldo.

dateOct 31, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Technology makes storing radioactive waste safer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers have developed new technology capable of removing radioactive material from contaminated water and aiding clean-up efforts following nuclear ...

dateOct 31, 2011 in Other
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