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Slower melting ice cream in pipeline, thanks to new ingredient
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:30:57 EDT
Childhood memories of sticky hands from melting ice cream cones could soon become obsolete, thanks to a new food ingredient.

New material science research may advance tech tools
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:02:09 EDT
Hard, complex materials with many components are used to fabricate some of today's most advanced technology tools. However, little is still known about how the properties of these materials change under specific temperatures, magnetic fields and pressures. New research advances the understanding of how materials can be manipulated.

Skimming uranium from the sea
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:57:18 EDT
Researchers have developed a new, protein-based system that can mine certain types of uranium from sea water with exceedingly high affinity and selectivity.

Keeping the ions close: A new activity
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:31:04 EDT
Building better batteries means understanding the chemistry of acids and bases. Now, scientists found that when a strong acid is mixed with water, the negatively and positively charged parts create an unexpected structure.

Combustion’s Mysterious 'QOOH' Radicals Exposed
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:30:58 EDT
Good news for those interested in accurately modeling combustion engines, scientists can now discriminate between previously unidentified radicals found in the early stages of the combustion process from similar compounds.