Researchers develop new class of underwater adhesives

Serving counterfeit liquor is not only unethical, but depending on the contents of that liquor, can also be dangerous to the people consuming it. It was with this in mind that scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign recently developed a portable device that can tell fake booze from the real thing... Continue Reading Portable device detects bogus booze Category: Science Tags: Alcohol Counterfeiting University of Illinois Related Articles: Synthetic tongue tastes whiskies to tell which is which Paper fingerprints could thwart counterfeiters Nanotechnology takes on watch counterfeiters Anti-counterfeiting 3D barcodes could be molded into products China gets its first 3D printing booth Tiny particles could present a big problem for cou

Researchers develop new class of underwater adhesives

A Korean research team affiliated with UNIST has presented a new type of underwater adhesive that is tougher than the natural biological glues that mussels normally use to adhere to rocks, ships ...

Wed 17 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Video: The only video you'll ever need to watch about gluten

Bakers on TV are always talking about whether their goodies have enough gluten. But the masses on Twitter act like gluten is some kind of monster hiding in your bread.

Tue 16 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

The only video you'll ever need to watch about gluten (video), Tue 16 Jan 18 from Eurekalert

Portable device detects bogus booze

Serving counterfeit liquor is not only unethical, but depending on the contents of that liquor, can also be dangerous to the people consuming it. It was with this in mind that scientists ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Gizmag

Scaling to new heights with gecko-inspired adhesive

Some animals, such as geckos, can easily climb up walls and across ceilings. But currently, no material exists that allows everyday people to scale walls or transverse ceilings as effortlessly. ...

Wed 10 Jan 18 from Phys.org

'Sniffing' out counterfeit liquors

Watered-down or fake liquors can reap financial rewards for nefarious individuals, but the adulteration of liquor cheats consumers and can even lead to health hazards from added contaminants. ...

Wed 10 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Company-sponsored CRISPR clinical trials set to start in 2018

This year could be a defining one for CRISPR, the gene editing technique, which has been hailed as an important breakthrough in laboratory research. That's because the first company-sponsored ...

Wed 10 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Interlocking microstructures are key to superstrong underwater adhesives

Glues that can outperform even the adhesives used by mussels could have applications in engineering and medicine Engineers in Korea have developed organic adhesives which, they claim, are even ...

Wed 17 Jan 18 from The Engineer

Gluten Intolerance Is Mostly An American Thing

In Canada, even people with Celiac disease don't really think of it as a disease, so it's no surprise the more subjective gluten "intolerance", which food marketers have used to create a $5 ...

Mon 15 Jan 18 from Science 2.0

'Sniffing' Out Counterfeit Liquors

NewsWatered-down or fake liquors can reap financial rewards for nefarious individuals, but the adulteration of liquor cheats consumers and can even lead to health hazards from added contaminants.Contributed ...

Wed 10 Jan 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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