Lubricants

Recent advances in slippery liquid-infused surfaces with unique properties inspired by nature

4 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract The slippery liquid-infused porous surface(s) that imitates the Nepenthes pitcher plant has proven to be highly versatile and can be combined with various surface...
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Hyaluronic acid-lipid binding

22 days ago   |   Chemistry Central

Phospholipid -hyaluronic acid interactions are relevant to aging-associated vitreous humor liquefaction, therapies for dry eye disease, skin-care products and synovial joint...
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Microstructures, mechanical properties, and grease-lubricated sliding wear behavior of Cu-15Ni-8Sn-0.8Nb alloy with high strength and toughness

1 month ago   |   Springer   |   2 articles

Abstract Alloys used as bearings in aircraft landing gear are required to reduce friction and wear as well as improve the load-carrying capability due to the increased aircraft...
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Growth of ultra-dense MoS 2 nanosheets on carbon fibers to improve the mechanical and tribological properties of polyimide composites

1 month ago   |   Springer

Abstract To enhance the interface bonding of polyimide /carbon fiber composites, CFs were functionalized by introducing a polydopamine transition layer, whose active groups...
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Impact of chosen force fields and applied load on thin film lubrication

1 month ago   |   Springer

Abstract The rapid development of molecular dynamics simulations, as well as classical and reactive atomic potentials, has enabled tribologists to gain new insights into...
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Fast laser surface texturing of spherical samples to improve the frictional performance of elasto-hydrodynamic lubricated contacts

1 month ago   |   Springer   |   2 articles

Abstract Textured surfaces offer the potential to promote friction and wear reduction by increasing the hydrodynamic pressure, fluid uptake, or acting as oil or debris...
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Temperature-mediated tribological characteristics of 40CrNiMoA steel and Inconel 718 alloy during sliding against Si 3 N 4 counterparts

1 month ago   |   Springer

Abstract A comparative evaluation of the friction and wear behaviors of 40CrNiMoA steel and Inconel 718 alloy sliding against Si 3 N 4 counterparts was conducted over a large...
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Post-testing measurement of freely movable and diffusible hydrogen in context of WEC formation at cylindrical roller thrust bearings from 100Cr6

2 monthes ago   |   Springer

Abstract Sub-surface crack networks in areas of altered microstructure are a common cause for bearing failures. Due to its appearance under light microscopy, the damage pattern...
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Waste into wealth: Harvesting useful products from microbial growth

4 monthes ago   |   Phys

Ancient alchemists dreamed of transforming base materials like lead into gold and other valuable commodities. While such efforts generally came to naught, researchers today are...
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Scientists discover plants' roadblock to specialty oil production

4 monthes ago   |   Phys

Hundreds of naturally occurring specialty fatty acids have potential for use as raw materials for making lubricants, plastics, pharmaceuticals, and more-if they could be...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

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Warehouse Associate - Inovio Pharmaceuticals - San Diego, CA

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Zeroing in on APOE gene to better understand aging, Alzheimer's disease

Zeroing in on APOE gene to better understand aging, Alzheimer's disease

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Modular biosynthesis of plant hemicellulose and its impact on yeast cells

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Genetic tools for the development of recombinant lactic acid bacteria

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How cells 'read' artificial ingredients tossed into genetic recipe

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Start-stop system of hunting immune cells

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Research Associate - Synthetic Genomics - La Jolla, CA

The successful candidate will support the characterization of metagenomic communities, isolation and characterization of individual strains, and development of...From Synthetic... Read more ...

Author Correction: Highly recurrent CBS epimutations in gastric cancer CpG...

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LIQA: long-read isoform quantification and analysis

Long-read RNA sequencing technologies can sequence full-length transcripts, facilitating the exploration of isoform-specific gene expression over short-read RNA-seq. We present... Read more ...

Hired blade: Anchoring complex in plant cells recruits its own katana sword

Researchers have found that an anchoring complex in plant cells recruits its own version of the katana sword for cutting microtubules. The Msd1-Wdr8 complex is used to... Read more ...