News tagged with phase

Red fluorescence in two steps

Scientists have identified the mechanism that allows fluorescent proteins to switch colour in two phases. They are thereby laying the groundwork for new applications in microscopy and functional analyses in biological research.

dateSep 14, 2017 in Materials Science
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Wax on, melt off

Drexel University researchers have made a discovery that could create roads that deice themselves during winter storms. Their secret?—Adding a little paraffin wax to the road's concrete mix.

dateSep 13, 2017 in Materials Science
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