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Material that disappears on command created by American scientists

New research interested in a new self-destructive polymer was presented at the conferences of the American Chemical Society (ACS) autumn 2019. It is a material that is gaining in importance, especially in the military sphere: with...

Moss pollen can purify water from toxic substances

Water can be "easily" purified with pollen, without resorting to chemical additives or alcohol: this is the result that a team of researchers had to present their efforts to the American Chemical Society (ACS) Autumn...

New “intelligent” material selectively absorbs pollutants in water

A new absorbent material, defined as "intelligent" in the press release, for industrial water treatment was developed by a group of researchers from the State University of the Southern Urals. It is a multifunctional carbon-based product...

A compound produced by sea snails is useful to combat intestinal cancer

A purple compound found in Australian sea snails could be a potential basic compound of a new cancer drug. This is what some researchers at Flinders University, Southern Cross University and Monash University in Australia...

New technology controls premature babies in contactless incubators

Continuous monitoring of premature babies remains essential given that nearly 15 million children are born prematurely each year and are hospitalized for several weeks in incubators that act as thermoregulated environments in neonatal intensive care....

New ultrathin robotic muscle tested on robotic butterflies

A new ultra-thin muscle for light robotics was developed by a group of researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). The new actuator looks like a thin strip of paper about...