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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 30, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for July 30, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 23, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for July 23, 2014.

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Student-designed catalytic converter “greens” up your lawnmower for little green

By April Gocha / July 22, 2014

A group of students from the University of California, Riverside is hoping to make yard work more eco-friendly with the development of a simple add-on contraption that can remove 93 percent of pollutants from gas lawnmower exhaust.

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Bubble wrap for more than packing and popping: Bubbles as mobile, self-contained laboratories

By April Gocha / July 22, 2014

George M. Whitesides and his team at Harvard have developed a potential new healthcare tool that is incredibly simple, cheap, and functional—bubble wrap as mobile laboratory storage vials.

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Video: Quality control gone wild: Schott blasts and pummels its fire-rated glass ceramics to ensure your safety

By April Gocha / July 17, 2014

Schott’s line of fire-rated glass ceramics, Pyran Platinum, are put through an intense battery of tests to ensure that the material holds up to extremely hot temperatures and rapid temperature changes—all to ensure your safety in a burning building.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 16, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for July 16, 2014.

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The heat is on: Thermochromic paint warns when materials get too hot

By April Gocha / July 15, 2014

Researchers at New Jersey Institute of Technology have stirred up a new thermochromic paint formulation that could give an early warning signal that equipment may malfunction, explore, or overheat.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 8, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for July 9, 2014.

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Self-folding silicon nanostructures mock Venus flytraps to catch single cells

By April Gocha / July 8, 2014

Researchers from The Johns Hopkins University and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have manufactured self-folding, biocompatible, silicon nanostructures—that can capture single live cells in solution.

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Video: The explosive science behind fireworks will blow you away

By April Gocha / July 4, 2014

Just in time for America’s Independence Day celebration, the American Chemical Society’s Reaction video series turns to pyrotechnic expert John A. Conkling to explain the science behind fireworks.

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