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2013-11-25 23:02:25

Thermablok, an aerogel insulation product derived from NASA’s aerogel technology is included as a NASA technology spinoff product in the popular Space Shuttle Enterprise exhibit at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. Aerogel is considered the highest insulating material known and one of the lightest solids known to man. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Thermablok, an aerogel insulation product derived from NASA’s aerogel technology is included as a NASA...

2013-11-21 11:41:24

Bisphosphonates are a group of compounds that have become well-known and are extensively used as drugs for treating bone-related diseases, such as osteoporosis. New uses for bisphosphonates were discovered, as their ability to form physical gels in pure water was reported for the first time in a recent study performed in collaboration with the Universities of Jyväskylä and Eastern Finland. The gelation tendencies of four bisphosphonates were studied in detail under the baton of Academy...

Clay May Have Been Cradle Of Life
2013-11-08 11:08:34

[ Watch the Video: Life On Earth May Have Come From Clay ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Often viewed as an apparently infertile blend of various minerals, clay might have actually been the birthplace of life on Earth, biological engineers from Cornell University report in new research appearing in Thursday’s online edition of the journal Scientific Reports. The study authors set out to simulate ancient seawater in order to analyze the properties of clay under...

2013-10-29 23:01:58

Mud Energy Gel, formulated with Sustamine, recently announced a distribution expansion as well as an exciting new formula for the performance-boosting proprietary protein blend. Kyowa Hakko’s, Sustamine, continues to play a vital role in the formulation of Mud Energy Gel. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The next generation of energy, Mud Energy took a revolutionary approach by creating an exceptional alternative to most “empty” energy products. The innovative new formulation...

Gelatin Bio-Ink Printing Tissue Organs
2013-10-25 09:04:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online German researchers have developed a new gelatin bio-ink that can be used by 3D printing technology to produce various tissue types, a breakthrough that brings the world one step closer to being able to print tissues and organs. Scientists have long been working to improve methods and procedures for artificially producing tissue. In the current work, researchers at Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology...


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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