News tagged with water surface

The dynamic surface tension of water

The surface tension of a liquid is a measure of the cohesive forces that hold the molecules together. It is responsible for a water drop assuming a spherical shape and for the effects of surfactants to produce bubbles and ...

dateApr 03, 2017 in Condensed Matter
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Sardines move north due to ocean warming

Sardines, anchovies and mackerels play a crucial role in marine ecosystems, as well as having a high commercial value. However, the warming of waters makes them vanish from their usual seas and migrate north, as confirmed ...

dateFeb 18, 2015 in Ecology
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How water molecules dance to activate proteins

An international team of researchers has shed light on the molecular mechanism behind the importance of water for functional protein dynamics. The scientists have discovered that water's ability to flow on the surface of ...

dateMar 17, 2015 in Biochemistry
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