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Gas Clouds Help Infectious Droplets From Sneezes Travel Farther
2014-04-08 13:00:19

It is common knowledge that when you sneeze, you are spreading potentially infectious droplets of germs and bacteria into the air around you. While most people have the common courtesy to cover their face when they cough and sneeze, those who don’t could be spreading disease farther than they think.

The Dynamics Of Walking Droplets
2013-10-02 04:42:48

It is possible to make a tiny droplet of fluid levitate on the surface of a vibrating bath, walking or bouncing across, according to a research team led by Yves Couder at the Université Paris Diderot.

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2008-08-02 12:30:00

Research shows how insects use trapped oxygen to breathe underwater.

2005-09-28 16:40:17

MIT mathematicians have discovered how certain insects can climb what to them are steep, slippery slopes in the water's surface without moving their limbs -- and do it at high speed.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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