News tagged with titanium

Heavy metal: Titanium implant safety under scrutiny

A new strategy to quantify the levels of titanium in the blood of patients fitted with titanium orthopaedic implants is presented in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, a Springer journal. Yoana Nuevo-Ordóñez and co ...

Jul 25, 2011
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Titanate cigarette filter could be safer

(PhysOrg.com) -- While current cigarettes are made with a filter created from cellulose acetate which absorbs things like nicotine, tar, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, Chinese researchers have discovered ...

May 04, 2011 report
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Mediating magnetism

(PhysOrg.com) -- Titanium oxide doped with cobalt produces magnetic properties at room temperature via a newly discovered mechanism.

May 04, 2011
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Toward a more efficient use of solar energy

The exploitation and utilization of new energy sources are considered to be among today's major challenges. Solar energy plays a central role, and its direct conversion into chemical energy, for example hydrogen generation ...

Apr 14, 2011
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Blood simple circuitry for cyborgs

Could electronic components made from human blood be the key to creating cyborg interfaces? Circuitry that links human tissues and nerve cells directly to an electronic device, such as a robotic limb or artificial eye might ...

Mar 30, 2011
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