Bubble-propelled microrockets could operate in the human stomach
Solar-powered process could decrease carbon dioxide to pre-industrial levels in 10 years
New 3D printing process could lead to DIY drugstores
(Phys.org) -- A new 3D printing process developed at the University of Glasgow could revolutionise the way scientists, doctors and even the general public create chemical products.
Essential oils may provide good source of food preservation
A new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), found that essential oils may be able to be used as food preservatives in packaging to help extend the shelf-life of foo ...
US military awaits pizza that lasts years
They call it the holy grail of ready-to-eat meals for soldiers: a pizza that can stay on the shelf for up to three years and still remain good to eat.
Taming the flame: Electrical wave 'blaster' could provide new way to extinguish fires
A curtain of flame halts firefighters trying to rescue a family inside a burning home. One with a special backpack steps to the front, points a wand at the flame, and shoots a beam of electricity that opens a path through ...
Novel device removes heavy metals from water
An unfortunate consequence of many industrial and manufacturing practices, from textile factories to metalworking operations, is the release of heavy metals in waterways. Those metals can remain for decades, even centuries, ...
Formula for the perfect cheese on toast revealed
The Royal Society of Chemistry, together with the British Cheese Board, has today announced the formula for making the perfect slice of cheese on toast.
Chinese team finds drinking Sprite might help prevent hangover
Beer marinade could reduce levels of potentially harmful substances in grilled meats
The smells of summer—the sweet fragrance of newly opened flowers, the scent of freshly cut grass and the aroma of meats cooking on the backyard grill—will soon be upon us. Now, researchers are reporting ...
Widely used filtering material adds arsenic to beers
The mystery of how arsenic levels in beer sold in Germany could be higher than in the water or other ingredients used to brew the beer has been solved, scientists announced here today at the 245th National ...
Better-tasting reduced-fat desserts, dressings, sauces: Coming soon?
Adjusting the calcium level and acidity could be the key to developing new better-tasting, more eye-appealing and creamier reduced-fat sauces, desserts and salad dressings that could be on the market soon, ...
ChemWiki takes on costly textbooks
The hefty college textbook, weighty in both pounds and dollars, has long been a staple of student life. But UC Davis chemistry professor Delmar Larsen is on a mission to replace textbooks with an online, ...