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Oil and water don't mix, but add in some nanofibers and all bets are off.
Scientists with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have designed an electrical link to living cells engineered to shuttle electrons across a cellâ€™s membrane to an external acceptor along a well-defined path.
When the storm winds blow, wind turbines have to show what they can stand up to.
HOUSTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.
Just when we think we have administering medications down to a science, researchers have discovered a new method that could one day be more effective than methods used today.
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the market for synthetic latex polymers in Europe is expected to grow at a modest CAGR of 0.9% through 2014, it continued to demonstrate a declining trend in 2009 due to significant contraction in major end-use markets.
Researchers at Queen's University have discovered how molecules in glass or plastic are able to move when exposed to light from a laser.
Ultra-thin solar cells can absorb sunlight more efficiently than the thicker, more expensive-to-make silicon cells used today, because light behaves differently at scales around a nanometer (a billionth of a meter).
A team led by a North Carolina State University researcher has shown that water-gel-based solar devices â€“ â€œartificial leavesâ€ â€“ can act like solar cells to produce electricity.
The ability of phase-change materials to readily and swiftly transition between different phases has made them valuable as a low-power source of non-volatile or â€œflashâ€ memory and data storage.
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