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World's first magnetic soap produced

Scientists from the University of Bristol have developed a soap, composed of iron rich salts dissolved in water, that responds to a magnetic field when placed in solution. The soap's magnetic properties were proved with neutrons ...

dateJan 23, 2012 in Materials Science
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Shifting boundaries and changing surfaces

New research published in the Proceedings of The Royal Society A by members of the Mathematical Soft Matter Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University examines the energies at work in ...

dateDec 10, 2014 in Mathematics
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A material that most liquids won't wet

(—A nanoscale coating that's at least 95 percent air repels the broadest range of liquids of any material in its class, causing them to bounce off the treated surface, according to the University of Michigan engineering ...

dateJan 16, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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