Science News Archive - November 01, 2009
Next year is the â€˜Year of the Tigerâ€™ according to the Chinese calendar, but conservationists say signs are ominous for the endangered animal.
A gold nanocage covered with a polymer is a smart drug delivery system.
Word of the Day
- A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.