Day: January 27, 2009

New era in healthcare

The March 2009 opening of UC Irvine’s University Hospital heralds a new chapter in healthcare for the people of Orange County.

a drop of water pinching off from a column of fluid

Drippy faucets offer lesson in physics

Peter Taborek uses high-speed video to capture the motion of drops and bubbles coming apart. Knowing the details of this “pinch-off” process is important when designing inkjet printers and also is useful in biotechnology when fluid is used on microchips, as well as for applications in cosmetics, food and structural materials industries.