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VideoL Do low-carb diets really do anything?

Some fads never die. Low-carb diets were a thing in the late 90s and they're still a thing now. But why does this fad have staying power?

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Lifespan of fuel cells maximized using small amount of metals

Fuel cells are a key future energy technology emerging as eco-friendly and renewable energy sources. In particular, solid oxide fuel cells composed of ceramic materials can directly convert ...

Fri 19 Jan 18 from

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Adhesives developed to prevent bracket stains on teeth

Researchers from Valencia, London and Sul, Brazil, have performed research to develop adhesive materials that will prevent white stains from appearing on the teeth of people who use brackets.

Fri 19 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

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EU outlines strategy to wipe out plastic waste

Putting the brakes on our plastic waste is going to be anything but straightforward. Europe alone generates 25 million tonnes of plastic waste each year and recycles less than 30 percent ...

Wed 17 Jan 18 from Gizmag

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Inspired by biology, scientists created new tiny tubes that could help with water purification and tissue engineering

Materials scientists, led by a team at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, designed a tiny tube that rolls up and zips closed.

Thu 18 Jan 18 from

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The chemical evolution of DNA and RNA on early Earth

RNA was probably the first informational molecule. Now, chemists from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have demonstrated that alternation of wet and dry conditions could have ...

Thu 18 Jan 18 from

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Army researchers make explosive discovery

Scientists from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory found a solution to a significant challenge in making high-energy explosives. They safely improved ...

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Mesoporous interface mitigates the impact of defects in perovskite solar cells

The nominal cell operating life of perovskite solar cells is strongly influenced by their inner architecture. This was shown by two scientists at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin and the Technical ...

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Anti-biofouling tech inspired by bug-eating plant

If ships' hulls are covered in barnacles and other marine organisms, then those ships have to work harder, burn more fuel, and create more CO2 emissions in order to move through the ...

Wed 17 Jan 18 from Gizmag

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