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2013-01-28 19:38:30

A new organic 'ferroelectric,' economical and with low environmental impact, has been created The electronics industry has a remarkable impact on the environment, yet research is devising new solutions to reduce it. Among these, a new compound with an unutterable name, the diisopropylammonium bromide (DIPAB), a new ferroelectric material created by an international team of researchers that include Massimo Capone and Gianluca Giovannetti of Istituto Officina dei Materiali at CNR and of the...

2011-04-18 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) TUESDAY, APRIL 19: THE REAL "UNTOUCHABLE" Profile America -- Tuesday, April 19th. The free-wheeling era of Prohibition in 1920s Chicago has come to be represented by two men. One of them is gangster Al Capone -- the other is federal agent Eliot Ness, born on this day in 1903. Ness headed up a...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'