breast cancer, diamond nanoparticles, E-cigarettes, terahertz technology


Peaches to inhibit growth of breast cancer cells, finds new study

Researchers at Washington State University have found that compounds in peaches can inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells and their ability to spread… Read more

 

Mixture of diamond nanoparticles, mineral oil for heat-transfer applications

According to a new research by Rice University, a mixture of diamond nanoparticles and mineral oil easily outperforms other types of fluid created for heat-transfer applications… Read more

Concern over electronic cigarettes on the rise

A study has found small amounts of six toxic substances in the vapor of several different e-cigarette brands. Scientists have also detected in the vapor low levels of cadmium, nickel and lead, which can trigger lung and throat inflammation when inhaled… Read more

 

New terahertz technology to detect explosives at airports

Researchers have reported a precise and direct method for using that “terahertz” (THz) technology to detect explosives from greater distances at airports… Read more

 

                                 Article of the week

How soaps really work?

Soap acts as an emulsifier, which makes it an excellent cleansing agent. An emulsifier is capable of dispersing one liquid into another immiscible liquid. Soap molecule has an ionic and non-ionic part, the non-ionic part (hydrocarbon chain) doesn’t naturally mix with water, soap can suspend oil/dirt in such a way that it can be removed… Read more