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May 27, 2016

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May 27, 2016

The Future of Sonar in Semiheated Oceans

May 25, 2016 — Light doesn't travel very far underwater so the navy uses sound to transmit messages. The speed of underwater sound depends on a combination of temperature, salinity and pressure. Understanding ... read more

May 25, 2016 — Researchers have developed a modern, intelligent and sustainable water energy transition concept for urban areas. It will be implemented during the next three years in the city of Lünen, ... read more

A Slick Way to Test Artificial Knees and Hips

May 19, 2016 — A new study suggests that natural proteins can be used to effectively test new replacement hip and knee joints in the laboratory. The work could help with improving design in order to reduce wear and ... read more

May 18, 2016 — A simple paper sheet can improve the quality of life for millions of people by removing resistant viruses from water. The sheet, made of cellulose nanofibers, is called the mille-feuille filter as it ... read more

May 16, 2016 — New technology for cleaning oil from lakes is best suited for lakes with thick sediments: stony, clay or sandy bottom, report scienitsts. This method allows cleaning both sediments and water and ... read more

May 10, 2016 — Researchers have conducted lubrication theory-based analyses to explore the hydrodynamic effects of improving flow rate in pre-existing peristaltic hardware relying on an external electric field. ... read more

May 10, 2016 — Researchers have found that a structure with a twisted, helical shape and an elliptical cross section -- inspired by the stem of a daffodil -- can reduce drag and eliminate side-force ... read more

May 6, 2016 — Understanding how small water droplets behave improves our ability to describe evaporation and condensation of water at widely different scales, which has implications for everything from ... read more

A Crack in the Mystery of 'Oobleck' -- Friction Thickens Fluids

May 6, 2016 — By revealing missing details behind the odd behavior of a science fair favorite -- a soupy mixture known as 'oobleck' that switches back and forth between liquid and solid -- scientists ... read more

May 5, 2016 — Invaluable as markers for monitoring photosynthesis and other energy-related processes in living cells, green fluorescent proteins are vital in high-resolution imaging studies. Scientists found that ... read more

May 4, 2016 — Engineers have found a new way to induce and control boiling bubble formation, that may allow everything from industrial-sized boilers to advanced electronics to work better and last ... read more

May 4, 2016 — Cell membranes stand up to significant amounts of stretching and bending, but only recently have scientists started to fully appreciate the useful organization and functions that result from all that ... read more

May 3, 2016 — Using state-of-the-art in situ microscopy techniques, scientists were able to watch the oxidation of copper -- the primary building material for millions of miles of water piping -- at the atomic ... read more

May 3, 2016 — Chemists have developed a new tool that allows scientists for the first time to see, at the scale of five billionths of a meter, 'nanoscale' mixing processes occurring in ... read more

May 2, 2016 — Researchers have built a nano-engine that could form the basis for future applications in nano-robotics, including robots small enough to enter living ... read more

May 2, 2016 — A new method to improve the aggressive intensity of cavitation without the need to increase the input power is under development, report scientists. Cavitation -- the formation, growth and subsequent ... read more

New Technique Spots Active Motion in Cells

Apr. 28, 2016 — A noninvasive data analysis technique has been developed that can discern whether an object's random motion is actively or thermally ... read more

Cactus-Inspired Skin Gives Electric Cars a Spike

Apr. 28, 2016 — Inspired by the humble cactus, a new type of membrane has the potential to significantly boost the performance of fuel cells and transform the electric vehicle ... read more

Apr. 27, 2016 — Accidental wastewater spills from unconventional oil production in North Dakota have caused widespread water and soil contamination, a new study finds. Researchers found high levels of contaminants ... read more

Apr. 26, 2016 — Bioreactors are passive filtration systems that can reduce nitrate losses from farm fields. Most bioreactors are simple pits filled with wood chips; bacteria on the wood chips remove 25 to 45 percent ... read more

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