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Keeping our cool in space

As spacecraft become larger, the heat they produce also increases. That means vehicles built for long-term space exploration need more efficient cooling systems.

date19 hours ago in Space Exploration
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Focused interactions important for protein dynamics

Many biological processes in cells function solely due to the phenomenon of diffusion. This ensures that particles are able to move randomly and aimlessly on the basis of their thermal energy alone. In this way, protein molecules ...

dateDec 21, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Heating apartment houses sustainably

For the energy transition to be successful, it will also be important to secure heat supply of the housing stock by sustainable technologies. About half of the apartments in Germany is located in apartment buildings. However, ...

dateDec 14, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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