The novel loudspeakers do not need heavy permanent magnets. The novel magnetic cellulose gel could be used for acoustic applications for cars, or for next generation noise canceling technology. The driver behind creating the loudspeakers is to show the potential and effectiveness of natural and environmentally-sustainable materials in products we use on a daily basis.
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New Generation Nanogold and Nanosilver Polymer Composites and Their Applications
Zone of inhibition for Staphylococcus aureus bacteria (clear area) around a nanosilver-polyurethane bead (removed) that was positioned on the surface of an inoculated agar plate, as shown by the arrows.
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