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2009-04-09 13:46:08

British scientists say they have created a sensor capable of measuring localized ultrasonic cavitations in research that will help hospitals remain hygienic. Cavitations occur when bubbles implode in a liquid when a high frequency sound wave is applied.

2009-04-08 08:44:12

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed the first sensor capable of measuring localized ultrasonic cavitation – the implosion of bubbles in a liquid when a high frequency sound wave is applied.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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