• ScienceDaily | 8/13/2019 | Staff
    Scientists at Texas Heart Institute (THI) report they have used biocompatible fibers invented at Rice University in studies that showed sewing them directly into damaged tissue can restore electrical...
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  • ScienceDaily | 5/13/2019 | Staff
    The connective tissues are hierarchical structures which undergo several phases of association, producing fibril organisations adapted to various functions within living organisms.
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  • phys.org | 2/17/2019 | Staff
    While the polyester leisure suit was a 1970s mistake, polyester and other synthetic fibers like nylon are still around and are a major contributor to the microplastics load in the environment,...
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  • ScienceDaily | 11/29/2018 | Staff
    Football has been the subject of much scrutiny in recent years due to growing concerns over the long-term consequences of repetitive head impacts. Players who show signs of concussion are typically...
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  • www.archaeology.org | 7/23/2018 | Staff
    (M. Hayeur Smith)PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND—It had been previously believed that the ancient Dorset and Thule peoples of the Arctic learned to spin yarn from the Vikings who arrived in Newfoundland...
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  • ScienceDaily | 2/2/2018 | Staff
    The topic of biological transformation is on everyone's lips. This type of management focuses on the sustainable use of biological resources such as plants or microorganisms.
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  • phys.org | 2/1/2018 | Staff
    Natural fibers have many advantages: they are renewable, biodegradable and robust. They are more energy-efficient to produce than glass or carbon fibers, are lighter and have better acoustics.
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  • ScienceDaily | 1/11/2018 | Staff
    The method developed by the Rice lab of chemist Matteo Pasquali allows researchers to make short lengths of strong, conductive fibers from small samples of bulk nanotubes in about an hour.
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  • ScienceDaily | 1/5/2018 | Staff
    The new process, called gel electrospinning, is described in a paper by MIT professor of chemical engineering Gregory Rutledge and postdoc Jay Park. The paper appears online and will be published in...
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  • ScienceDaily | 10/18/2017 | Staff
    "The shear forces generated by the prey's struggles cause the slime to harden into stiff filaments," explains Alexander Bär, a doctoral student at the University of Kassel, who is studying under the...
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