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2012-01-18 19:40:38

Researchers in the Computational Materials Group at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) have uncovered the fundamental limits on optical transparency in the class of materials known as transparent conducting oxides.

2011-12-20 18:25:24

Scientists at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have used advanced light microscopy to show that a substance can be differently absorbed by the skin, depending on what it is mixed with.

2011-08-09 00:00:30

Absorption Pharmaceuticals' new corporate name aligns with its core technology - transdermal absorption of pharmaceutical agents.

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2010-10-12 23:00:21

Contrary to some previous, highly publicized, reports, ocean acidification is not likely to worsen the hearing of whales and other animals, according to a Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientist who studies sound propagation in the ocean.

2010-07-01 07:00:00

MIAMI, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- FUISZ today announced two medical technology advances.

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2009-12-22 10:54:03

CO2 is being absorbed by the oceans, which increases seawater acidity (lowers the seawater pH).

2009-11-16 14:09:08

The system has an important part in the global climate due to its size, its high latitude location and the negative radiation balance of its large ice sheets.

2008-05-29 17:40:00

A team of scientists from Boston College and Duke University has developed a highly-engineered metamaterial capable of absorbing all of the light that strikes it – to a scientific standard of perfection – they report in the latest edition of Physical Review Letters.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.