News tagged with weights

Preventing psoriasis with vanillin

Small amounts of artificial vanilla extract, also known as vanillin, are in a wide range of products, from baked goods to perfumes. But vanillin's versatility doesn't stop there. In a recent mouse study reported in ACS' Journal ...

dateNov 29, 2017 in Other
shares13 comments 0

How much does life weigh?

ETH researchers have developed a scale for measuring cells. It allows the weight of individual living cells, and any changes in this weight, to be determined quickly and accurately for the first time. The invention has also ...

dateOct 26, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
shares10 comments 0

Resolving tension on the surface of polymer mixes

Better than playing with Legos, throwing polymer chains of different lengths into a mix can yield surprising results. In a new study published in EPJ E, physicists focus on how a mixture of chemically identical chains into ...

dateOct 11, 2017 in Polymers
shares3 comments 0

Stranded cetacean? There's an app for that

Craig Harms has seen his share of stranded whales and dolphins as an NC State aquatic wildlife veterinarian based on the North Carolina coast. Now, thanks to a collaboration with the College of Charleston, Harms is enabling ...

dateOct 03, 2017 in Plants & Animals
shares27 comments 0

Curves in all the right places

Researchers from the University of Liverpool collaborating with University College London, Banfield Pet Hospitals and the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition have developed the first evidence-based growth standards chart for ...

dateSep 06, 2017 in Plants & Animals
shares8 comments 0