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Pressurized vascular systems for self-healing materials

Artificial microvascular systems for self-repair of materials damage, such as cracks in a coating applied to a building or bridge, have relied on capillary force for transport of the healing agents. Now, researchers at the ...

dateSep 29, 2011 in Other
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'Cold fusion' moves closer to mainstream acceptance

A potential new energy source so controversial that people once regarded it as junk science is moving closer to acceptance by the mainstream scientific community. That's the conclusion of the organizer of ...

dateMar 21, 2010 in Other
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Biomass as a source of raw materials

For the protection of the environment, and because of the limited amount of fossil fuels available, renewable resources, such as specially cultivated plants, wood scraps, and other plant waste, are becoming the focus of considerable ...

dateMay 12, 2009 in Other
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The science behind the perfect coffee

(Phys.org) —A chemist at the University of Bath has teamed up with the UK Barista Champion to find the best type of water for making coffee. The pair are heading to the World Barista Championships in Italy ...

dateJun 05, 2014 in Other
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Clustering is key to lighting up the dark proteome

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new approach that organizes previously unused mass spectra from proteomics studies gives scientists the ability to use these spectra to gain more information about proteins in a wide range ...

dateAug 04, 2011 in Other
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Chemistry never sounded this good

(PhysOrg.com) -- By now, the word is out at UCLA that undergraduates in Neil Garg's organic chemistry course produce clever, creative music videos as an extra-credit assignment. The bigger secret may be just how much chemistry ...

dateJun 13, 2011 in Other
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How olive oil is processed

The olive tree is native to the Mediterranean basin. Archeological evidence shows that olive oil was produced as early as 4000 BC. Besides food, olive oil was used historically for medicine, lamp fuel, soap, ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Other
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