Study: Cloth diapers just as bad

Cloth diapers are no better for the environment than the disposable variety, a British government study found.

Researchers prove existence of new type of electron wave

New research led by University of New Hampshire physicists has proved the existence of a new type of electron wave on metal surfaces: the acoustic surface plasmon, which will have implications for developments in nano-optics, ...

Microscale Chemical Factory

Miniaturization is invading the world of chemical syntheses. Since typical chemical syntheses take place in several reaction steps with various separation or purification steps in between, microchemistry has almost always ...

The ocean surface, a whole world in motion

Technical advances over the past 50 years have allowed improved knowledge to be gained of the properties of sea water at great depths. Yet the first centimetres of the ocean remain its least well known part. They are difficult ...