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Tires made from trees -- better, cheaper, more fuel efficient

..."This could lead to a new generation of automotive tire technology, one of the first fundamental changes t...bout 12 percent of the silica used in conventional tire manufacture. This decreased the amount of energy n...e strength. Traction is always a key issue with tire performance, and the study showed that the tractio...

Earthworm activity can alter forests' carbon-carrying capabilities

...introduced." Filley said. "The main agents of introduction in such areas are discarded fishing bait in nearby lakes, transport between forest sites in tire treads and the movement of soil." The research team reported findings of their ongoing study in a recent issue of the Journal of Geophysical Resea...

Scientists announce top 10 new species, issue SOS

... From the plant kingdom is the Michelin Man™ plant Tecticornia bibenda a succulent plant in Western Australia that resembles the Michelin® tire man. And, in the category of life imitating art is a Dim rhinoceros beetle Megaceras briansaltini which, according to the author, looks like the ...

Skewered pumpkins

... This release is available in German . We encounter valves every day, whether in the water faucet, the carburetor in our car, or our bicycle tire tube. Valves are also present in the world of nanotechnology. A team of researchers headed by J. Fraser Stoddart and Jeffrey I. Zink at the University...

Gene that controls ozone resistance of plants could lead to drought-resistant crops

... we proposed back then was that the anion channels are a kind of electrical tire valve in guard cells, because our studies suggested that closing stomatal p...vels are elevated. We now finally have genetic evidence for the electric tire valve model and the gene to work with, said Schroeder. Because the openi...

Sticky questions tackled in gecko research

...os traction on rugged surfaces, since only a small area of each toe pad may be able to find purchase in order to maintain grip. Its kind of like the tire of a car, Russell explains. You have a large area of tread but at any moment in time, theres only a tiny portion that is actually in contact with the ...

Study investigates 'divorce' among Galapagos seabirds

...udy really predicts that the probability of divorce increases with the birds’ success at breeding and raising a chick, because the effort required may tire out the male and consequently his mate may reject him.” It also shows that males of this species are probably never permanently in or out of the ...

In the migratory marathon, parasitized monarchs drop out early

... ?one of the longest migrations of any insect species. Emory University researchers found that monarchs infected with a protozoan parasite fly slower, tire out faster and expend more energy flying than healthy monarchs. These results, published in the March issue of Ecology Letters, could explain why pa...
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