News tagged with stains

New technique paints tissue samples with light

One infrared scan can give pathologists a window into the structures and molecules inside tissues and cells, enabling fast and broad diagnostic assessments, thanks to an imaging technique developed by University of Illinois ...

dateMar 24, 2015 in Engineering
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Stain-free, self-cleaning clothing on the horizon

( —Since 2011, the Harvard research team that created Slippery Liquid-Infused Porous Surfaces has demonstrated a spate of sleek applications for the super-slick coating known as SLIPS, which repels nearly any substance ...

dateJan 14, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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An eye gene colors butterfly wings red

Red may mean STOP or I LOVE YOU! A red splash on a toxic butterfly's wing screams DON'T EAT ME! In nature, one toxic butterfly species may mimic the wing pattern of another toxic species in the area. By using the same signal, ...

dateJul 21, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Study: White wine can make tooth stains darker

It has long been known that red wine causes teeth to stain. But white wine? A recent study by NYU dental researchers found that drinking white wine can also increase the potential for teeth to take on dark stains.

dateApr 01, 2009 in Health
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