Chemists develop contaminant detection technique for heparin

In 2008, a contaminant eluded the quality safeguards in the pharmaceutical industry and infiltrated a large portion of the supply of the popular blood thinner heparin, sickening hundreds and ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Team develops new way to grow blood vessels

Formation of new blood vessels, a process also known as angiogenesis, is one of the major clinical challenges in wound healing and tissue implants. To address this issue, researchers from Texas ...

6 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Platinum-gold mix becomes world's most durable metal alloy

Engineers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed what they say is the most durable metal alloy ever created. Made up of a combination of platinum and gold, the new material is ...

21 hours ago from Gizmag

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Novel nanoparticle-based approach detects and treats oral plaque without drugs

When the good and bad bacteria in our mouth become imbalanced, the bad bacteria form a biofilm (aka plaque), which can cause cavities, and if left untreated over time, can lead to cardiovascular ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Microfluidic chip for analysis of single cells

A few little cells that are different from the rest can have a big effect. For example, individual cancer cells may be resistant to a specific chemotherapy—causing a relapse in a patient who ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Scientists find titanium dioxide from sunscreen is polluting beaches

Scientists have found that sunscreen from bathers releases significant quantities of polluting TiO2 (titanium dioxide) into the sea. This has the potential to harm marine life. This work, which ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Novel sensors could enable smarter textiles

A team of engineers at the University of Delaware is developing next-generation smart textiles by creating flexible carbon nanotube composite coatings on a wide range of fibers, including cotton, ...

Thu 16 Aug 18 from Phys.org

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A Twist in Graphene Could Make for Tunable Electronic Devices

A single material could be 'twisted' into various components of a circuit with distinct electronic properties

Thu 16 Aug 18 from IEEE Spectrum

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New ultrathin optic cavities allow simultaneous color production on an electronic chip

The rainbow is not just colors—each color of light has its own frequency. The more frequencies you have, the higher the bandwidth for transmitting information.

Thu 16 Aug 18 from Phys.org

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Caged clusters shine brighter

Thu 16 Aug 18 from Science Now

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Chemists develop contaminant detection technique for heparin, 6 hours ago
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