Scientists identify microbe that could help degrade polyurethane-based plastics

There may be a small answer to one of the biggest problems on the planet.

Thu 26 Mar 20 from Phys.org

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Scientists predict the size of plastics animals can eat

A team of scientists at Cardiff University has, for the first time, developed a way of predicting the size of plastics different animals are likely to ingest.

Fri 27 Mar 20 from Phys.org

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Copper boosts pig growth, and now we know why

Pigs have better feed conversion rates with copper in their diets, but until now, scientists didn't fully understand why. Existing research from the University of Illinois shows copper doesn't ...

Fri 27 Mar 20 from Phys.org

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Double-walled nanotubes have electro-optical advantages

One nanotube could be great for electronics applications, but there's new evidence that two could be tops.

Fri 27 Mar 20 from Phys.org

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Quantum copycat: Researchers find a new way in which bosons behave like fermions

Bosons and fermions, the two classes into which all particlesfrom the sub-atomic to atoms themselvescan be sorted, behave very differently under most circumstances. While identical bosons ...

Fri 27 Mar 20 from Phys.org

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Researchers catch light in a funnel

Professor Ronny Thomale holds a chair for theoretical condensed matter physics, the TP1, at the Julius-Maximilian University of Wrzburg. The discovery and theoretical description of new quantum ...

Fri 27 Mar 20 from Phys.org

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Why does your cotton towel get stiff after natural drying?

The remaining "bound water" on cotton surfaces cross-link single fibers of cotton, causing hardening after natural drying, according to a new study conducted by Kao Corporation and Hokkaido ...

Fri 27 Mar 20 from Phys.org

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Cellular train track deformities shed light on neurological disease

A new technique allows researchers to test how the deformation of tiny train track-like cell proteins affects their function. The findings could clarify the roles of deformed "microtubules" ...

Fri 27 Mar 20 from Phys.org

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Bubbles go with the flow: Simulating behavior of fluids moving through pipes

Researchers at the Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, used a sophisticated physical model to simulate the behavior of fluids moving through pipes. By including the possibility ...

Fri 27 Mar 20 from Phys.org

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Quantum copycat: Researchers find a new way in which bosons behave like fermions, Fri 27 Mar 20
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Copper boosts pig growth, and now we know why, Fri 27 Mar 20
Multi-stage deformation process in high-entropy alloys at ultra-low temperatures revealed, Fri 27 Mar 20
Bubbles go with the flow: Simulating behavior of fluids moving through pipes, Fri 27 Mar 20
Researchers catch light in a funnel, Fri 27 Mar 20
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