News tagged with flames

Cool flames for better engines

A "cool flame" may sound contradictory, but it's an important element of diesel combustion—one that, once properly understood, could enable better engine designs with higher efficiency and fewer emissions.

dateOct 12, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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Nontoxic flame retardant enters market

Chemists from Empa have developed and patented an environmentally friendly way to produce flame retardants for foams that can be used in mattresses and upholstery. Unlike previous flame retardants made of chemicals containing ...

dateSep 28, 2017 in Materials Science
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High levels of chemicals found in indoor cats

A study from Stockholm University have now established what was previously suspected, that the high levels of brominated flame retardants measured in cats are from the dust in our homes. The study has been published in the ...

dateFeb 24, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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