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Stories by Katharine Sanderson10 articles archived since 1845

How to Boil Water without Bubbles

A coating has been found to help hot metal hang onto a protective vapor layer that prevents explosive boiling

September 13, 2012 — Katharine Sanderson

Super-Stretchy Hydrogel Can Take a Hit

A polymer network made of alginate and polyacrylamide is the most resilient yet and could be used in replacement cartilage or scaffolding for artificial organs

September 6, 2012 — Katharine Sanderson and Nature magazine

New Target Discovered for Pain Relief

A neuropathic pain expert says, however, that in the past 30 years virtually no new drug targets have made it into the clinic as effective pain-relief drugs

January 22, 2012 — Katharine Sanderson and Nature magazine

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