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2012-04-19 23:01:51

Many people are not aware that toxins lurk in every day health and beauty aids.

2012-04-19 12:35:04

The latest advance in solid-state nanopore sensors – devices that are made with standard tools of the semiconductor industry yet can offer single-molecule sensitivity for label-free protein screening – expands their bag of tricks through bionanotechnology.

2012-04-18 09:11:37

Light of specific wavelengths can be used to boost an enzyme's function by as much as 30 fold, potentially establishing a path to less expensive biofuels, detergents and a host of other products.

2012-04-17 23:01:59

Actio’s flagship product, called Material Disclosure, has been selected for an in-depth profile as a 2012 “Cool Vendor” by Gartner, the industry analyst firm based in Stamford, CT.

2012-04-17 23:00:17

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We are particularly worried about individuals who worked in oil fields, oil refineries, chemical plants and or power plants, when it comes to exposure

2012-04-17 10:27:01

Many manufacturing processes rely on microorganisms to perform tricky chemical transformations or make substances from simple starting materials.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.