Exchange of bismuth atoms for chloride ions with retention of structure
Modern technology makes extensive use of ion exchangers. For example, they are commonly used to decalcify water by binding calcium ions and releasing sodium ions in return. Good exchangers tend ...
Model suggests water could flow on Mars: Researchers look at melting and evaporation of frozen brines
(Phys.org)—University of Arkansas researchers have created a model that might explain how water could produce the flow patterns seen by a spacecraft orbiting Mars.
Progress Toward Artificial Tissue?
(PhysOrg.com) -- For modern implants and the growth of artificial tissue and organs, it is important to generate materials with characteristics that closely emulate nature.
Liquid lens creates tiny flexible laser on a chip
(PhysOrg.com) -- Like tiny Jedi knights, tunable fluidic micro lenses can focus and direct light at will to count cells, evaluate molecules or create on-chip optical tweezers, according to a team of Penn State engineers. ...