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Liquid can move by capillary action through interconnected porous materials, as in fabric or paper towels. Today mass transport is controlled by chemical modification. It is, however, possible to direct mass transport by geometrical modifications. It is here proposed that it is possible to tailor capillary flow speed in a model system of micro-channels by the angle, size and position of attached side channels.
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Name: Journal of colloid and interface science
We investigated the effect of reduced contrast on speed perception for two types of tasks: (a) the speed of a rotating image, an example of "object-motion," and (b) speed of travel when viewing wide-s...
Despite the high quantities of tablets produced daily, many tableting processes are still operated at sub-optimal settings and hence lack the necessary flexibility to mitigate for possible process dev...
Human sensitivity to speed differences is very high, and relatively high when one has to compare the speed of an object that disappears behind an occluder with a standard. Nevertheless, different spee...
Experiments and simulations suggest that simple liquids may experience slip while flowing near a smooth, hydrophobic surface. Here we show how precursors to molecular slip can be observed in the compl...
Road alignments that combine horizontal and vertical curves on freeways have effects on drivers' speed changes that can lead to safety problems. This study examines speed changes on four types of comb...
The objective of the BOSS Study is to assess acute anatomical and geometric annular and ventricular changes that occur when strategically positioned an external inflatable chambers are app...
The objective is to assess immunogenicity of a commercial IC51 batch at 3 different time points post filling (12, 18, 24 months) in terms of Geometric Mean Titers (GMT) for anti-JEV neutra...
Joint injury and trauma dramatically increase the risk of developing osteoarthritis (OA). The purpose of this study is to determine what factors lead to decreased pain, improved joint func...
The long-term objective of this research is to develop an efficacious training paradigm to enhance older adults' defense mechanisms against falls and possibility reduce healthcare cost. Th...
Damage to teeth from decay or previous old silver fillings can be repaired with tooth-coloured filling materials that stick to the tooth. These materials have been around for some years an...
Architecture, exterior and interior design, and construction of facilities other than hospitals, e.g., dental schools, medical schools, ambulatory care clinics, and specified units of health care facilities. The concept also includes architecture, design, and construction of specialized contained, controlled, or closed research environments including those of space labs and stations.
An approach, process, or methodology which emphasizes credible evidence and the best available scientific knowledge, judiciously integrated to achieve the best possible outcomes in structural design. For example, the design of a new OUTPATIENT CLINIC might incorporate a review of published research on outpatient clinic design, decisions on similar past projects, along with interviews with staff and consumers.
Disorder caused by motion, as sea sickness, train sickness, car sickness, air sickness, or SPACE MOTION SICKNESS. It may include nausea, vomiting and dizziness.
Dental methods involving the use of DENTAL HIGH-SPEED EQUIPMENT.
The architecture, functional design, and construction of hospitals.