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Ed Space October 14 2017 I felt for certain the girls would appreciate the candy fairy floss maker which looked like a “sure thing” from the department store, but my wife vowed I would not make it to Boxing Day if I added one to the trolley. Spoilsport. Then, we happened to [...]
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Cotton candy machines may hold key for making artificial organs Cotton candy machines may hold the key for making life-sized artificial livers, kidneys, bones and other essential organs. For several years, Leon Bellan, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Vanderbilt University, has been tinkering with [...]
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Period Activists Want Tampon Makers to Disclose Ingredients The answer typically is not on the label. Unlike candy bars, frozen dinners and eye shadow, tampons and menstrual pads are not required to carry a list of ingredients. Instead, many tampon makers give a suggested ingredient list saying their product [...]
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Cra-Z-Art Celebrates National Cotton Candy Day RANDOLPH, N.J., Dec. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cra-Z-Art, a prime manufacturer and leader in trendy toy, art and school supply products, celebrates National Cotton Candy Day on their website with 10% off and free shipping on their popular Cotton Candy [...]
(Phys.org) —Ultra-light, high performance electrical wiring, made from carbon instead of copper, has been developed in a usable form for the first time. Super-strong wires made from carbon nanotubes, which could significantly improve the efficiency with which electricity is supplied across the UK have been developed in a usable form for the first time.The wires are one tenth the weight of copper, and, if used in conventional systems, would also make vehicles...
ULTIMATE Products, the Oldham-based product sourcing company, has bought the stock and trademarks of international kitchenware group Giles & Posner, which went into administration last year. Watford-based Giles & Posner supplied professional catering products and small domestic appliances to the retail market. The company is best known as being the maker of the UK’s first commercial chocolate fountain machine, but it also produced candy floss makers, cupcake makers, pie makers and...
OSLO (Reuters) - Scientists have made a strong, lightweight wire from carbon that might eventually be a rival to copper if its ability to conduct electricity can be improved, Cambridge University said on Thursday. They said it was the first time that the super-strong carbon wires, spun in a tiny furnace that looks like a candy floss machine with temperatures above 1,000 degrees Celsius (1,800 F), had been made "in a usable form" a millimeter (0.04 inch) thick. Krzysztof Koziol of the...
News in ScienceThursday, 27 June 2013 Alister DoyleReutersWire made from carbon nanotubes is 10 times lighter than copper and 30 times stronger (Source: University of Cambridge)Future wiring Scientists have made a strong, lightweight wire from carbon that might eventually be a rival to copper if its ability to conduct electricity can be improved.The researchers, from Cambridge University, say it is the first time that the super-strong carbon wires, spun in a tiny furnace that looks like a...