Why whisky tastes better with a wee drop of water

For many people, adding anything to a single malt whisky is close to sacrilege, but it's generally acknowledged that adding a drop or two of water to lesser blends enhances the flavor. ...

Sat 19 Aug 17 from Gizmag

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Silk could improve sensitivity, flexibility of wearable body sensors

From smart socks to workout clothes that measure exertion, wearable body sensors are becoming the latest 'must-have' technology. Now scientists report they are on the cusp of using silk, one ...

3 hours ago from ScienceDaily

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Energized fabrics could keep soldiers warm and battle-ready in frigid climates

Soldiering in arctic conditions is tough. Protective clothing can be heavy and can cause overheating and sweating, while hands and feet can grow numb. To keep military personnel more comfortable, ...

3 hours ago from ScienceDaily

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Testing TVs and tablets for 'green' screens

Today, researchers report preliminary results suggesting that under simulated landfill conditions, quantum dots can leach out of TVs and tablets. But because this happens in such tiny amounts, ...

3 hours ago from ScienceDaily

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New bioimaging technique is fast and economical

A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissuesuch as an organ or a small animal; technology ...

Fri 18 Aug 17 from Phys.org

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Tommy Wirkola on directing Netflixs latest dystopia thriller

Norwegian director Tommy Wirkolas best known films are Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, starring Jeremy Renner as Hansel, a witch hunter, and Dead Snow, starring an assortment ...

4 hours ago from The Verge

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Discovery could lead to new catalyst design to reduce nitrogen oxides in diesel exhaust

Researchers have discovered a new reaction mechanism that could be used to improve catalyst designs for pollution control systems to further reduce emissions of smog-causing nitrogen oxides ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Phys.org

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A quick and easy way to shut down instabilities in fusion devices

Scientists have discovered a remarkably simple way to suppress a common instability that can halt fusion reactions and damage the walls of reactors built to create a "star in a jar." The findings, ...

Fri 18 Aug 17 from Phys.org

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Migrating birds use a magnetic map to travel long distances

Birds have an impressive ability to navigate. They can fly long distances, to places that they may never have visited before, sometimes returning home after months away.

Fri 18 Aug 17 from Phys.org

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Slippery liquid surfaces confuse mussels

It all began with a bet at a conference in Italy in 2013. Nicolas Vogel, Ph.D., then a postdoctoral fellow in Joanna Aizenberg's lab at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Phys.org

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