News tagged with food containers

Making industrial plasma safer

(Phys.org) —EPFL scientists have uncovered the physics behind the formation of plasmoids – funnel-like, high-energy plasmas that can severely damage industrial plasma reactors, causing millions in repairs ...

Sep 18, 2013
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Philippines financial capital bans plastic bags

The Philippines financial capital banned disposable plastic shopping bags and styrofoam food containers on Thursday, as part of escalating efforts across the nation's capital to curb rubbish that exacerbates ...

Jun 20, 2013
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Weighing cancer risks, from cellphones to coffee

You're sitting in a freshly drywalled house, drinking coffee from a Styrofoam cup and talking on a cellphone. Which of these is most likely to be a cancer risk? It might be the sitting, especially if you do ...

Jun 15, 2011
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Monkey economy works

(PhysOrg.com) -- A monkey that has acquired the sole power to hand out apples is generously rewarded with grooming sessions by the other monkeys in its group. But as soon as another monkey can hand out apples ...

Jul 13, 2009
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