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By Eileen De Guire / February 12, 2013

Elsewhere on the materials front: Microscopic dendrites a focus in Boeing Dreamliner probe (Wall Street Journal) Aviation safety investigators are examining whether the formation of microscopic structures known as dendrites inside the Boeing Co. 787’s lithium-ion batteries played a role in twin incidents that prompted the fleet to be grounded nearly a month ago. The…

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Video: ‘Oenodynamics’—the fluid dynamics of wine swirling

By Eileen De Guire / November 21, 2011

The fluid dynamics of wine swirling—orbital shaking—could extend to mixing and oxygenation in bioreactors for biopharmaceuticals manufacture. Credit: Farhat, et al.; YouTube. Even those of us who are not oenophiles—wine aficionados—know that the essential first step to a proper tasting is to swirl the glass to aerate the wine and release its bouquet. This video…

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