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Advanced Materials

Making Lubricants From Plastic Waste

Single-use plastics have a bad reputation for contributing to the earth’s environmental and pollution issues. With the world’s ever-vigilant focus on protecting the environment, society is determined to halt the use of single-use plastics, such […]

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Bio Tribology

High Friction Makes the Wine Dry?

Wine tasting has been elevated to an art form. The experts describe wine tasting as involving four sensory characteristics. The first sense (and most obvious) is taste. When tasting wine, you pay attention to the […]

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General Topics

Slow-Moving Earthquakes

The scientific theory of plate tectonics (a word derived from the Greek word tectonicus which means ‘pertains to building’) describes the large-scale motion of the seven or eight major plates (the number depends on how […]