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Amino acids key to new gold leaching process

Curtin University scientists have developed a gold and copper extraction process using an amino acid–hydrogen peroxide system, which could provide an environmentally friendly and cheaper alternative ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Team reveals molecular structure of water at gold electrodes

When a solid material is immersed in a liquid, the liquid immediately next to its surface differs from that of the bulk liquid at the molecular level. This interfacial layer is critical to our ...

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Researchers make nanostructured carbon using the waste product sawdust

Chemists at the University of Birmingham have found a new way to make nanostructured carbon using the waste product sawdust, according to research published in the Royal Society of Chemistry ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Researchers offer taphonomic degradation processes for mammalian hair

(Phys.org) —A team made up of researchers from the U.S. and Australia has put together what they describe as a complete outline of the taphonomic (post-mortem) degradation processes for mammalian ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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New compounds for the manufacture of tunable OLED devices

The research groups of Organometallic Chemistry and Homogeneous Catalysis and Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic Devices at the Universitat Jaume I, UJI, have developed new organic compounds characterized ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Polymer hybrid thin-film composites for food packaging and membrane filters

Juha Nikkola M.Sc.(Tech.), Senior Scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, developed new hybrid materials in his doctoral research project for use in the manufacture and modification ...

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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New feather findings get scientists in a flap

Scientists from the University of Southampton have revealed that feather shafts are made of a multi-layered fibrous composite material, much like carbon fibre, which allows the feather to bend ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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See-Through Sensors for Better Brain Implants

Graphene electronics are flexible and transparent enough to improve light-triggered brain control technique

Fri 24 Oct 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Researchers patent a nanofluid that improves heat conductivity

Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) have developed and patented a nanofluid improving thermal conductivity at temperatures up to 400°C without assuming an increase in costs or a remodeling ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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New insights on carbonic acid in water

Though it garners few public headlines, carbonic acid, the hydrated form of carbon dioxide, is critical to both the health of the atmosphere and the human body. However, because it exists for ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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