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'Explosive' Hot Oil Droplets Could Hurt Your Skin -- and Air Quality

Cooking in a frying pan with oil can quickly become dangerous if “explosive” hot oil droplets jump out of the pan, leading to painful burns. But these droplets may be doing something even more damaging: contributing to indoor air pollution. A group of researchers exploring these “explosive droplets” will present their work to uncover the fluid dynamics behind this phenomenon during the 70th meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, Nov. 19-21, 2017.

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The Challenge of Estimating Alaska’s Soil Carbon Stocks

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A geospatial analysis determined the optimal distribution of sites needed to reliably estimate Alaska’s vast soil carbon.

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New Game Highlights the Challenges of Reporting Sexual Harassment

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“Hurl the Harasser” provides interactive metaphor for the challenges, triumphs victims of sexual harassment encounter.

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American University Experts Available to Discuss Tax Reform Legislation

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Germanium, MICA, van der Waals, Epitaxy, Semiconductor, Thin Film, Aaron J. Littlejohn, Yu Xiang, Elma Rauch, Toh-Ming Lu, Gwo-Ching Wang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Journal of Applied Physics

Strain-Free Epitaxy of Germanium Film on Mica

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Germanium was the material of choice in the early history of electronic devices, and due to its high charge carrier mobility, it’s making a comeback. It’s generally grown on expensive single-crystal substrates, adding another challenge to making it sustainably viable for most applications. To address this aspect, researchers demonstrate an epitaxy method that incorporates van der Waals’ forces to grow germanium on mica. They discuss their work in the Journal of Applied Physics.

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The Academy for Eating Disorders Calls for a Universal Ban on Discrimination on the Basis of Height and Weight

The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) has joined with a coalition of associations in an appeal to the Massachusetts legislature to request their support of An Act Making Discrimination Based on Height and Weight Unlawful (Massachusetts H.952).

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Unplugging the Cellulose Biofuel Bottleneck

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Molecular-level understanding of cellulose structure reveals why it resists degradation and could lead to cost-effective biofuels.

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