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'Safe antifreeze' works better with added nanoparticles

26 March 2015  Research

Antifreezes based on a non-toxic food additive now work better and user-friendly


Neutron–proton mass imbalance put on the quantum scales

26 March 2015 Research

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Mass difference between nucleons calculated to the highest level of precision yet

Ionic liquid a perfect fit for rare earth recycling

26 March 2015 Research

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Urban mining could soon be commonplace

Opossum peptide antivenom could take on snake bites

24 March 2015 Research

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An opossum serum protein that neutralises snake venom could offer a cheaper treatment for poisonous snake bites worldwide

Bacteria altered to suppress hunger faces long road to clinic  

Engineered microbes produce anti-obesity molecule in mice, but moving to humans poses chal...

Simple chemistry mimics animals' predator spotting method  

Filter paper soaked in chemicals can perform complex edge detection computation

Simple cooking changes make healthier rice  

Adding oil to water, cooling and reheating rice makes fibre-like resistant starch, reducin...

Flexible polymer threads set to light up clothing  

Multi-colour light-emitting wires can be woven or knitted into fabrics for haute couture o...

Mystery of coloured water droplets that chase and repel each other solved  

Discovery could herald sprays that hoover up dirt and keep solar panels clean


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