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2011-07-05 23:39:09

A University of Georgia researcher has invented a new technology that can inexpensively render medical linens and clothing, face masks, paper towels"”and yes, even diapers, intimate apparel and athletic wear, including smelly socks"”permanently germ-free. The simple and inexpensive anti-microbial technology works on natural and synthetic materials. The technology can be applied during the manufacturing process or at home, and it doesn't come out in the wash. Unlike other...

2009-06-23 13:24:47

U.S. chemists say they've created a way to grow molecular wire brushes that conduct electrical charges -- a first step in developing biological fuel cells. University of Georgia Assistant Professor Jason Locklin and graduate students Nicholas Marshall and Kyle Sontag grew polymer brushes made of chains of thiophene and benzene attached to metal surfaces as ultra-thin films. The molecular wires are actually polymer chains that have been grown from a metal surface at very high density, Locklin...

2009-06-20 13:08:26

University of Georgia researchers have developed a successful way to grow molecular wire brushes that conduct electrical charges, a first step in developing biological fuel cells that could power pacemakers, cochlear implants and prosthetic limbs. The journal Chemical Science calls the technique "a significant breakthrough for nanotechnology." UGA chemist Jason Locklin and graduate students Nicholas Marshall and Kyle Sontag grew polymer brushes, made up of chains of thiophene and benzene,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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