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Latest Bartosz A. Grzybowski Stories

2012-08-24 00:17:49

Northwestern University scientists have connected 250 years of organic chemical knowledge into one giant computer network -- a chemical Google on steroids.

2012-03-05 10:55:30

A polymer is a mesh of chains, which slowly break over time due to the pressure from ordinary wear and tear.

2011-11-28 11:19:25

Physicist Richard Feynman in his famous 1959 talk, "Plenty of Room at the Bottom," described the precise control at the atomic level promised by molecular machines of the future.

2011-10-17 09:22:34

Scientists at Northwestern University have developed a new nanomaterial that can "steer" electrical currents.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.