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2014-01-08 12:28:17

LANGHORNE, Pa., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people probably haven't heard of hydrogels, but we are all surrounded by "hydrophilic" substances. Hydros is Greek for water; philia means love. A hydrophilic substance is attracted to water and tends to be dissolved by it. Among foods, salt is hydrophilic. Sugar is too, and--like salt--is sometimes used to draw water out of foods: sugar sprinkled on cut fruit will make the fruit mushy and wet. Not all hydrophilic substances lose...

2013-12-23 23:01:07

Wohl Associates has added a Chemicolloid Colloid Mill to their already diverse inventory of used packaging equipment. (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Wohl Associates, a trusted leader in the used food processing and packaging machinery industry, is now selling a used Chemicolloid colloid mill in their diverse inventory of industrial equipment. Colloid Mills use a high speed motor to emulsify or disperse lotions, or other liquids like creams, sauces or oils. They work with everything from beauty...

2013-09-26 23:37:35

Wohl Associates Inc. has just announced their inventory of used colloid mills and related machinery for the processing and packaging industries. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Wohl Associates, a leader in the used processing and packaging industries, has just announced that they have several used colloid mills in their current machine inventory. This includes colloid mills that were manufactured by Charlotte, APV/Crepaco, Cornell Machine Company, and Gifford Wood, among others....

2013-09-10 23:22:21

Hydrocolloid Market report provides a full analysis of the world’s key players in the industry, major hydrocolloid types, sources, functions, applications, and geography market in terms of revenue and volume. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/hydrocolloid-market-1231.html (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The report “Hydrocolloid Market by Type (Gelatin, Xanthan, Guar, Arabic, Locust Bean, Pectin, Alginate, Carrageenan, Agar, CMC), Food & Beverage Application, Source...

Tomorrow’s Materials And Photonic Devices Produced By Using Möbius Strip To Tie Liquid Crystal In Knots
2013-08-20 11:10:08

University of Warwick University of Warwick scientists have shown how to tie knots in liquid crystals using a miniature Möbius strip made from silica particles. By tying substances like this in knots, the researchers hope to understand how their intricate configurations and unique properties can be harnessed in the next generation of advanced materials and photonic devices. Liquid crystal is an essential material in modern life – the flat panel displays on our computers, TVs and...

NASA Chooses New Microgravity Studies For Funding
2013-07-28 08:29:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Eight projects designed to investigate the effects of microgravity on complex fluids and macromolecules have been selected for funding by NASA, the US space agency announced on Friday. The studies, which will be conducted aboard the International Space Station (ISS), "will result in new basic knowledge that provides a foundation on which other NASA researchers and engineers can build approaches to problems confronting human...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.