Archive: 11/8/2006

Researchers find the smell of metal can be deceiving

In the process of conducting research on iron plumbing infrastructure and drinking water quality, two Virginia Tech researchers in the College of Engineering uncovered that the smell of iron when you touch metal is really ...

Nov 08, 2006 4.2 / 5 (17) 0

A better way of lubricating human joints and implants

Researchers at the University of Oxford have discovered that certain lubricants reduce friction much more effectively in water or water-based solutions than in machine oil or air, which may be how the process works in biological ...

Nov 08, 2006 3.5 / 5 (11) 0