News tagged with pump

It´s a matter of gradients

Thermophoresis for the energy supply of early cells. NIM scientist Dr Christof Mast and his team suggest thermally driven formation of pH gradients and proton flux as source of chemical energy conversion in early stages of ...

dateDec 06, 2017 in Materials Science
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Body energy as a power source

Smartphones, MP3 players, sports electronics devices such as pulse meters or trackers, medical equipment such as tonometers, pacemakers of the heart, or insulin pumps: An increasing number of electronic companions make daily ...

dateOct 02, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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Unraveling the ocean's secrets

In the absence of carbon, life on Earth cannot exist. Yet much of how this fundamental element circulates throughout the planet's oceans remains a scientific mystery.

dateSep 07, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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