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2013-07-08 10:41:50

It's squishy, synthetic, flexible, mostly water and almost as tough as rubber. No, it's not "flubber" — it's a hydrogel, and now scientists at The University of Akron are exploring new biomedical uses for this polymer-based product. Dr. Jie Zheng, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and Dr. Robert Weiss, Hezzleton E. Simmons professor and chair of polymer engineering, are among the most recent to contribute to the growing research of...

Cattle Emissions Less Stinky With Biotechnology
2013-07-02 08:02:38

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online To help feed the world's growing population, the agriculture industry is researching new technologies. The real challenge, however, is feeding the world without harming air quality. A new study led by the University of California, Davis shows that biotechnologies increase food production and reduce harmful gas output from cattle. "We are increasing the amount of product with same input," said Clayton Neumeier, PhD student at UC...

2013-06-21 23:04:33

Transparency Market Research Published New “Automotive Plastics Market by Product (ABS, PP, PU, PVC, PE, PC, PMMA, PA), by Application (Power Trains, Under the Hood, Electrical Components, Chassis, Furnishing), Bio-based Opportunity (PLA, PHA, PCL, PBS) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 – 2018” Market Research Report in Store. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/automotive-plastics-market.html (PRWEB) June 21,...

2013-05-13 23:24:40

[195 Pages Report] Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market categorizes the global market by Raw Material, Application (Agriculture, Packaging, Food Services, Bio-Medical) & by Geography by 2018. (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 The report "Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market, By Application (Packaging, Food Services, Bio-medical, Agriculture) & Raw Material – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the global PHA market with analysis and forecasting of the global revenue and...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.