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How mechanical ventilation affects the trajectories of aerosols that may carry viral particles

We have known for a longtime now that the COVID-19 virus and SARS-CoV-2 is a mostly airborne diseases. Ventilation of indoor spaces is therefore...

Heat flow shown to be more efficient when temperature is oscillating than when static

Institute of Scientific Instruments scientists have shown that heat flows more efficiently when the temperature of the material through which it is flowing oscillates....

Deformation of hydrogel used to measure the negative pressure of water

Water has the potential to withstand a massive stretching force or tension due to its internal cohesive force. The hydrostatic pressure of the water...

Physics models better define what makes pasta ‘al dente’

Achieving the perfect al dente texture for a pasta noodle can be tough. Noodles can take different times to fully cook and different recipes...

How the sausage is made: Research pioneers’ new frontiers in plant-based food science

Plant-based meat surrogates have been the rage for some time. "Impossible" has become a buzzword to tout everything from vegetarian burgers at fast food...

Superfluid’s provide new insight into turbulence

Eddies is an exotic liquid. It is known as a superfluid merge to form large vortices. It is analogous to how cyclones form in...