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Sound Method to Levitate Droplets

November 18th, 2008

Episode 29 of 725 episodes

When a researcher noticed that bass notes from his MP3 player were making drops of liquid bounce, it began the development of a new technique to levitate droplets, thus keeping them from contamination by surfaces. Cynthia Graber reports

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