Pulp succeeded in diet? Determining the slenderization of wood pulp

IMAGE: Pixel-resolved distribution analysis shows that the optical retardation decreases with increasing degree of pulp fibrillation. view more  Credit: Osaka University Osaka, Japan – Researchers from the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research at Osaka University have devised a new method to determine the degree of fibrillation in wood pulp. By taking advantage of the intrinsic […]

Cooking with wood may cause lung damage — ScienceDaily

Advanced imaging with CT shows that people who cook with biomass fuels like wood are at risk of suffering considerable damage to their lungs from breathing in dangerous concentrations of pollutants and bacterial toxins, according to a study being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Approximately 3 billion […]

Wood filters, hot rocks, and seven other ways to purify water in the wild

A method for every occasion and level of emergency. (Tim MacWelch/) This story was originally featured on Outdoor Life. One of the top survival priorities in an emergency is to find and disinfect enough drinking water to supply your needs. Whether your crisis situation is unfolding in the desert after becoming lost or in your […]