Bubble-propelled microrockets could operate in the human stomach
Solar-powered process could decrease carbon dioxide to pre-industrial levels in 10 years
Smoke flavourings and water vapour permeable bags for new fish smoking techniques
Researchers of the Universitat Politècnica de València have developed a new technique based on the use of water vapour permeable bags for fish salting and smoking. This technique, which combines a "controlled ...
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.
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, ...
Perfect chocolate sheen on confection and sweets
White flecks on sweets with a chocolate glaze are harmless – but esthetically unappealing. More than just improper storage can diminish the glossy sheen. Researchers have discovered other weak points in ...
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.
Science to the rescue of art
Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" are losing their yellow cheer and the unsettling apricot horizon in Edvard Munch's "The Scream" is turning a dull ivory.
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 ...