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How do neural support cells affect nerve function?

Added: 25.02.2018 14:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Glial cells may modulate the release of neurotransmitters -- chemicals that relay signals between nerve cells -- by increasing the acidity of the extracellular environment.

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From: www.sciencedaily.com

Eco-Friendly Insulation Offers Thermal Performance, Sound Absorption and Fire Resistance at the Same Time

Added: 25.02.2018 9:00 | 0 views | 0 comments


With the aim of promoting more efficient ways to isolate and protect building envelopes, the Chilean team has developed Thermoroot; a biodegradable and 100% natural insulation made from roots without genetic modifications or chemical additives. These roots make up what the company is calling a Radicular Mattress which, in addition to thermally and acoustically insulating the walls, floors, and ceilings of buildings, it is fire resistant.

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Chemical cluster could transform energy storage for large electrical grids

Added: 24.02.2018 21:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers believe they have found a promising compound that could transform the energy storage landscape. The compound has properties that make it an ideal candidate material for redox flow batteries.

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New tool tells bioengineers when to build microbial teams

Added: 24.02.2018 20:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have created a framework for helping bioengineers determine when to use multiple lines of cells to manufacture a product. The work could help a variety of industries that use bacteria to produce chemicals ranging from pharmaceuticals to fragrances.

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PFASs, chemicals commonly found in environment, may interfere with body weight regulation

Added: 23.02.2018 23:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

A class of chemicals used in many industrial and consumer products was linked with greater weight gain after dieting, particularly among women, according to a new study. The chemicals -- perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) -- have been linked with cancer, hormone disruption, immune dysfunction, high cholesterol, and obesity.

From: www.sciencedaily.com

MWC 2018: Smell-sensing CAT 61 smartphone sniffs out glue

Added: 23.02.2018 19:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

A phone that can detect the "smell" of chemicals has been unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2018.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Singapore-flagged tanker attacked off Somalia but escapes

Added: 23.02.2018 12:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

An international anti-piracy force says a Singapore-flagged chemical tanker has exchanged fire with attackers off the coast of Somalia before escaping unharmed.

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Addicted to tech? A brain chemical imbalance may be to blame

Added: 22.02.2018 22:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

A study of Korean teenagers suggests a brain chemical imbalance can be a sign of tech addiction. But is it really possible to be addicted to your smartphone?

From: www.newscientist.com

Water filtration breakthrough using metal-organic frameworks

Added: 22.02.2018 21:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

With two billion people worldwide lacking access to clean and safe drinking water, new research may offer a breakthrough solution. Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), a next-generation material with the largest internal surface area of any known substance, can be used to capture, store and release chemical compounds -- in this case, the salt and ions in sea water.

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