Sweet chemistry: Carbohydrate adhesion gives stainless steel implants beneficial new functions
A new chemical bonding process can add new functions to stainless steel and make it a more useful material for implanted biomedical devices. Developed by an interdisciplinary team at the University of Alberta and Canada's ...
Welders can breathe easier with chromium-free alloy
A new alloy promises to lessen welders' risk of breathing toxic fumes on the job.
iPhone 4 review: Nice phone, too bad about antenna problem, lack of LTE
Apple's iPhone 4 is a beautiful device, one of the nicest in the growing field of amazing smartphones on sale this summer. The software gives its touch-screen controls a buttery smoothness, plus a few handy ...
40 percent of surface disinfectants ineffective in eliminating viruses that cause gastroenteritis
Some 40% of commercial disinfectants used to clean surfaces are believed to be ineffective in eliminating noroviruses, a group of viruses responsible for more than half of all foodborne gastroenteritis outbreaks. According ...
With stimulus aid, scientists hope to mimic nature's dynamos
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the cosmos, all celestial objects - planets, stars, galaxies and clusters of galaxies - have magnetic fields. On Earth, the magnetic field of our home planet is most easily observed in a compass where ...
Copper can help in the battle against influenza A H1N1, scientist says
A leading microbiologist from the University of Southampton has told a conference that his research has found copper is effective in inhibiting the influenza A H1N1 virus.
Stainless Steel Catalyst Lowers Cost of Microbial Fuel Cells
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