News tagged with conductance

‘Current test’ for water pollution

A simple test of electrical conductivity could be used as a parameter for water quality, according to new research published in the Journal of Tropical and Agricultural Sciences. The research investigated whether this single ...

dateMar 04, 2014 in Environment
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Improvement in polymers for aviation

We live surrounded by polymers and today, rather than come up with new polymers, there is a tendency to modify them in order to obtain new applications. Carbon nanotubes have excellent mechanical properties, are very tough, ...

dateFeb 25, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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Spider silk ties scientists up in knots

Two years ago, researchers from Iowa State University (USA) published a study which concluded that spider silk conducts heat as well as metals. Now, a team from the University of the Basque Country (Spain) has repeated the ...

dateJan 22, 2014 in Materials Science
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