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Spider Web Attracted To Charged Insects
2013-07-05 10:17:49

[ Watch the Video: Falling Insects Electrostatically Deform Web ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the University of California claims spider webs don't attract the prey; rather, the prey attracts the web. As insects such as aphids or bees fly through the air, carried by their tiny and quickly beating wings, they build up a positive electrostatic charge. This charge may be enough to attract the thin and flexible strands of spider's silk which...

2013-05-13 23:29:14

Spark scientific curiosity with static electricity experiments for kids as featured on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids have a blast with science experiments that are simple and easy to do at home. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 12, 2013 Spark scientific curiosity with static electricity experiments for kids. Kids Activities Blog answers the question what is static electricity in a simple way that even kids are able to understand the scientific reasons behind static. A simple balloon...

2013-04-08 23:04:30

Nex Flow has a complete range of static control technology along with professional expertise to advise and assist in any static control application Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Dirt buildup is a problem in many types of production applications, especially where plastic, fiberglass or other materials that have a propensity to develop a static charge are used.     The Nex Flow Air Blade Ionizers have been used for many years to remove static charge from a...

2013-02-21 23:02:58

Carsem, a leading provider of turnkey packaging and test services to the semiconductor industry, announced today that their factories have achieved ANSI-ESD S20.20-2007 certification. This certification adds to Carsem´s current international quality standards of ISO/TS 169S49, ISO-9001, ISO-14001 certifications and compliance to the Sony Green Partner Program. Scotts Valley, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 Carsem, a leading provider of turnkey packaging and test services to the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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