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Sorting out top-class wines

No vintners want their wine to have a bitter note to it. Now, new sorting equipment with optical recognition can guarantee this is never the case. The machine sorts the harvest into quality grades – sparing ...

dateSep 02, 2013 in Engineering
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Noble gases hitch a ride on hydrous minerals

The noble gases get their collective moniker from their tendency toward snobbishness. The six elements in the family, which includes helium and neon, don't normally bond with other elements and they don't ...

dateJun 16, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Nanofluidics sorts DNA for cancer research

(Phys.org) -- Cornell nanotechnology researchers have devised a new tool to study epigenetic changes in DNA that can cause cancer and other diseases: a nanoscale fluidic device that sorts and collects DNA, ...

dateMay 24, 2012 in Bio & Medicine
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