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Aloe Vera Coating For Fruits And Vegetables Preservation

...ce after harvesting. Although a number of edible coatings have been developed to preserve food freshness, the new coating is believed to be the first to use Aloe vera according to the scientists involved in the study. The colorless Aloe gel used in this study was developed through a special processing techn...

Anti-Microbial Coating For Use Over Biomedical Devices Developed

...mmation. Nanometer size (of the order of 10-9 m) coatings are currently being developed to be used over biomedical implants and devices to prevent bacterial infection and colonisation that would otherwise lead to sepsis. Following the finding that molecules called furanones (naturally occurring compound, ex...

Antiviral Coating On Bank Notes, Photocopiers Could Help Check Epidemics

...e online edition of New Scientist. Applying the coatings to buttons on vending machines, workplace photocopiers and fax machines could limit the spread of viruses, Ren said. Ren, who has joined forces with Britain-based Qinetiq Nanomaterials and London research firm Retroscreen Virology, hopes to create ...

Edible Food Coating Kills Bacteria And Adds Flavor

...-cleaning methods help to some degree, but our new coatings and films may provide a more concentrated, longer-... antimicrobial properties. The new antimicrobial coatings have not been tested on fresh produce yet, McHugh notes. The current study only tested the coatings ...

'Pan'demonium Over Non -stick Pans

...oic acid) or PFO, which supports the production of coatings present on metal surfaces and non-stick cookware. There is a fear that PFOA could remain in small amounts in the finished product as a residue. As a result, Australian authorities have recommended that PFOA be phased out gradually. A study conducte...

List of Compounds That Causes Breast Cancer Identified

..., a chemical used in non-stick and stain-resistant coatings on rugs, furniture, clothes and cookware, vinyl chloride, which is used by the plastics industry to produce polyvinyl chloride (PVC). The authors of the survey say that researchers and governments need to make the screening of possible carcinogens ...

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