Gel
A gel (coined by 19th-century Scottish chemist Thomas Graham, by clipping from gelatine) is a solid, jelly-like material that can have properties ranging from soft and weak to hard and tough. Gels are...
New ‘Self-Healing’ Gel Makes Electronics More Flexible
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering have developed a first-of-its-kind self-healing gel that repairs and connects electronic circuits, creating opportunities to advance the development o...
New diamond aerogel is so light that it's like "frozen smoke" made of diamonds
Researchers have figured out a way to make diamond aerogel. The aerogel is only 40 times as dense as air. Someday, it may coat the windows, the TV, and the inside of a person's body.
Jello shots without the trash
I love making jello shots for parties. What I don't love is picking up all those sticky little plastic cups after the party is over and throwing them in the garbage. Unfortunately jello shots on their...
Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots
Image Source: buzzfeed To make these jello shots first take some strawberries and cut their top and bottom. Then scoop out the strawberries’ flesh creating small cups and arrange them in a tray. Mix s...
Fancy Jello Shots
This past weekend, my Mom and I had a new "baking" adventure- jello shots! I never thought I'd see the day that my Mom walked out of a liquor store with four bottles of alcohol. I can officially check...
10 Jello Shots Worth The Hangover
The world loves spiked gelatin. It’s juicy, jiggly, refreshing, and fun. We like our liquor in Jello form so much that we are bringing you this sweet sequel to the original Jello shots we introduced b...
Graphene aerogel is seven times lighter than air, can balance on a blade of grass
Chinese material scientists have created the world's lightest material: A graphene aerogel that is seven times lighter than air, and 12% lighter than the previous record holder (aerographite). A cubic...
Aerogel
It looks like frozen smoke. And it's the lightest solid material on the planet. Aerogel insulates space suits, makes tennis rackets stronger and could be use...
Aerogel - KQED QUEST video
It looks like frozen smoke. And it's the lightest solid material on the planet. Aerogel insulates space suits, makes tennis rackets stronger and could be use...
QUEST Lab: Aerogel - KQED QUEST - YouTube
Apr 15, 2008 ... It looks like frozen smoke. And it's the lightest solid material on the planet. Aerogel insulates space suits, makes tennis rackets stronger and ...
Aerogel
Aerogel is a synthetic porous ultralight material derived from a gel, in which the liquid component of the gel has been replaced with a gas. The result is a solid with extremely low density and low th...
New diamond aerogel is so light that it's like "frozen smoke" made of diamonds
Researchers have figured out a way to make diamond aerogel. The aerogel is only 40 times as dense as air. Someday, it may coat the windows, the TV, and the inside of a person's body.
Thickening agent
A thickening agent or thickener is a substance which can increase the viscosity of a liquid without substantially changing its other properties. Edible thickeners are commonly used to thicken sauces a...
Water gel (plain)
Water crystal gel or Water Beads is any gel which contains a large amount of water. Water gel is usually composed of a water-absorbing polymer such as a polyacrylamide (frequently Poly(methyl acrylat...
Jello shots without the trash
I love making jello shots for parties. What I don't love is picking up all those sticky little plastic cups after the party is over and throwing them in the garbage. Unfortunately jello shots on their...
Chalcogel
A chalcogel or properly metal chalcogenide aerogel is an aerogel made from chalcogens (the column of elements on the periodic table beginning with oxygen) such as sulfur and selenium, with cadmium, te...
Aquamid
Aquamid is a non-absorbable soft volume filler for aesthetic and reconstructive purposes. Aquamid is the trade name for a specific formulation of 97.5% water for injection and 2.5% cross-linked polyac...
Organogels
An organogel is a class of gel composed of a liquid organic phase within a three-dimensional, cross-linked network. Organogel networks can form in two ways. The first is classic gel network formation ...
Lekvar
Lekvár is a thick jam or fruit butter of Central and Eastern European origin. Lekvár is a very thick, sometimes coarse jam of pure ripe fruit.Lekvár is usually made of fruits like apricot, peach, stra...
Confit
Confit (French, pronounced [kɔ̃fi] or in English "con-fee") is a cooking term for when food is cooked in grease, oil or sugar water (syrup), at a lower temperature than deep frying. While deep frying ...
Mesona
Mesona is a genus of herbs in the mint family (Lamiaceae) found in Asia, with about 8–10 species.The name derives from the Greek meso- ‘middle’, as the author found it possessing characteristics inter...
Butyl rubber
Butyl rubber is a synthetic rubber, a copolymer of isobutylene with isoprene. The abbreviation IIR stands for Isobutylene Isoprene Rubber. Polyisobutylene, also known as "PIB" or polyisobutene, (C4H8)...
Aiyu jelly
Aiyu jelly (Chinese: 愛玉冰; pinyin: àiyù bīng; or Chinese: 愛玉凍; pinyin: àiyù dòng; or simply Chinese: 愛玉; pinyin: àiyù/Chinese: 薁蕘; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: ò-giô), known as ice jelly...
SEAgel
SEAgel (Safe Emulsion Agar gel) is one of a class of high-tech foam materials known as aerogels. It is an excellent thermal insulator and among the least dense solids known. SEAgel was invented by Rob...
Hydrophobic silica
Hydrophobic silica is a form of silicon dioxide, commonly known as silica, that has hydrophobic groups chemically bonded to the surface. The hydrophobic groups are normally alkyl or polydimethylsiloxa...
Agar
Agar (pronounced /ˈɑːɡər/, "AH-gər") or agar-agar (/ˈɑːɡərˈɑːɡər/, "AH-gər-AH-gər") is a jelly-like substance, obtained from algae and discovered in the late 1650s or early 1660s by Minoya Tarozaemon...