News tagged with molds

Custom glass bending

The possible applications for curved glass panels are many and varied – ranging from facades to designer furniture. Researchers have now developed a process which enables the panels to be shaped six times ...

Nov 03, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 0

Mold fungi can cure plants

We know them from our garden, from damp cellars or from the fridge - mold fungi can be found almost everywhere. Their success is due to their remarkable versatility:  depending on external conditions, ...

Nov 01, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 0

Breaking the mold

National Physical Laboratory, after over nine years of extensive research, has developed a world-leading pvT (pressure-volume-temperature) and thermal conductivity test kit that can be used to help improve ...

Jul 11, 2011 not rated yet 0

Slime mold prefers sleeping pills

In a new paper published in Nature Precedings, Andrew Adamatzky from the University of the West of England shows that slime molds like Physarum polycephalum prefers sleeping pills and their sedative effects over ...

Jun 13, 2011 5 / 5 (4) 1 | with audio podcast weblog