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Inexpensive, Abundant Starch Fibers Could Lead To Ouchless Bandages
2012-05-01 08:24:00

A process that spins starch into fine strands could take the sting out of removing bandages, as well as produce less expensive and more environmentally-friendly toilet paper, napkins and other products, according to Penn State food scientists.

2011-05-11 19:23:18

Vitamins and medications may one day take rides on starch compounds creating stable vitamin-enriched ingredients and cheaper controlled-release drugs.

2010-11-04 17:42:04

New York University researchers have developed a method to shape solid materials using a corn starch solution.

2010-09-29 01:27:00

WEIFANG, China, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc.

2008-08-12 03:00:39

By Kurakake, Masahiro Noguchi, Masahiro; Fujioka, Kiyofumi; Komaki, Toshiaki ABSTRACT Pasting characteristics of maize starch heat-treated with six different water-to-ethanol ratios (%wt base 0:100, 10:90, 20:80, 30:70, 40:60, 50:50) were investigated; treated starches were called EW 0, 10, 20, 30, 40, and 50, respectively.

2007-06-24 03:04:07

By Saiah, R Sreekumar, P A; Leblanc, N; Castandet, M; Saiter, J-M ABSTRACT Wheat-flour-based agropolymers are prepared using an extrusion method. The morphology of the native and extruded wheat flours are analyzed by scanning electron micrography (SEM).


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'.