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Tribology to analyze wine mouthfeel

13.12.2018 tribonet 286 Views

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, are investigating whether an analytical technique to measure friction between two surfaces can provide better understanding of wine sensory perception related to astringency and mouthfeel. Mouthfeel is an […]

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Cartilage tribology: Slip sliding away

22.01.2018 tribonet 497 Views

Research sheds light on friction, lubrication and wear in cartilage 11:25 a.m., Aug. 24, 2015–Osteoarthritis, which affects some 27 million people in the U.S. alone, occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of bones […]

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Superlubricity with Green Lubricant

12.09.2016 Aydar Akchurin 350 Views

Superlubricity is a state of vanishing sliding friction. It has been reported in glycerol/water mixture lubricated contacts, graphene-gold interface,  interface in presence of graphene and in other conditions. Increasing number of reports on superlubricity in […]

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Reduced Friction: Inspired by Nature

28.01.2016 tribonet 191 Views

Darvin’s theory of evolution is widely held concept which states that all the life has evolved from a common ancestor: fruits, animals, trees, flowers. During the gradual process of evolution, beneficial random genetic mutations in […]