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In Neutrino-less Double-beta Decay Search
2012-07-19 11:32:15

Pocar, Kumar and the team of 60 scientists using an instrument called the EXO-200 detector, succeeded in setting a new lower limit for the half-life of this ephemeral nuclear decay; though no one has yet seen it, important progress was made

2012-07-11 14:39:18

A team of scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and University of Cambridge has made a significant advance in using nano-devices to create accurate electrical currents.

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2012-07-11 09:30:32

Researchers are one step closer to solving the mysteries of graphene, the carbon allotrope that could be the basis for the next generation of sensors, transistors, processors and more.

2012-07-05 10:33:28

One bit of digital information stored on a hard disk currently consists of about 3 million magnetic atoms.

Scientists Take Picture Of Atom's Shadow
2012-07-04 04:52:53

The art of microphotography just got a little smaller this week, as researchers announced they were able to snap a photo of a single atom for the first time.

Scientists Make Strides Toward Quantum Computing
2012-07-04 04:33:58

Harvard scientists claim that they have solved a problem faced in quantum computing by using diamonds.

2012-07-04 01:52:09

A Kansas State University-led quantum mechanics study has discovered a new bound state in atoms that may help scientists better understand matter and its composition.

Google I/O Conference, Chrome, iOS
2012-06-29 05:07:30

Google’s very own developer conference, Google I/O, runs through the end of the week as the internet search team continues to give us something to talk about.

Mapping The Nuclear Landscape
2012-06-28 04:15:29

An Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee team has used the Department of Energy's Jaguar supercomputer to calculate the number of isotopes allowed by the laws of physics.

2012-06-21 23:37:27

Stable tin, as we know it, comprises 112 nuclear particles – 50 protons and 632 neutrons.


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Web Feed
2013-02-17 09:41:03

Image Caption: This icon, known as the "feed icon" or the "RSS icon", was introduced in Mozilla Firefox in order to indicate a web feed was present on a particular web page that could be used in conjunction with the Live bookmarks function. Microsoft Internet Explorer, Opera and some other browsers have adopted the icon in order to promote a de facto standard. Credit: Mozilla/Wikipedia A web feed is a data format that provides the user with regularly updated content. It is also...

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Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.