News tagged with inorganic materials

Crystallisation research mimics nature

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research by Victoria University PhD graduate Dr Conrad Lendrum into the crystallisation of calcium carbonate could have far-reaching implications for everything from materials processing to the manufacture ...

dateFeb 02, 2010 in Materials Science
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High construction cost for cycads

Self-sustaining organisms like plants possess the ability to synthesize their own food using inorganic materials. Plants use water and carbon dioxide to begin this process in their green tissues. The leaf ...

dateJul 23, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Making nanoparticles in artificial cells

Two new construction manuals are now available for the world's smallest lamps. Based on these protocols, scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces have tailor-made nanoparticles that ...

dateJun 26, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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