Latest Bead Stories

2010-06-10 09:08:14

Researchers have discovered precisely why strands of some fluids containing long molecules called polymers form beads when stretched, findings that could be used to improve industrial processes and for administering drugs in "personalized medicine."

2010-05-13 10:10:00

"Beads of Courage" designs will fly on space shuttle Atlantis during the STS-132 mission.

2009-12-28 09:48:02

When archaeologist Ruth Iren Øien noticed a cluster of tiny iron beads in the ground, she knew she was onto something, but did not know, however, that her team had stumbled upon Scandinavia’s oldest and most complex group of iron forges.

2009-12-14 23:54:16

Method of moving tiny particles using magnetic fields could find uses in microchips and in medicine.

2009-11-24 09:39:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CardioGenics Holdings Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CGNH), a developer of technology and products targeting the immunoassay segment of the IVD testing market, reports that Merck Chimie S.A.S.

2009-08-28 14:22:47

Twenty-five shell beads excavated in Morocco suggest people were wearing and possibly trading jewelry 80,000 years ago, archaeologists said. The beads found at four sites in Morocco are similar to beads found previously in Algeria, Israel and South Africa, the European Science Foundation reported Friday. The

2009-08-27 15:55:00

A University of York scientist has been awarded a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship for her research on smart polymer materials that could eventually be used as sensors to detect biological materials and pollutants.

2009-08-27 11:01:31

Shell beads newly unearthed from four sites in Morocco confirm early humans were consistently wearing and potentially trading symbolic jewelry as early as 80,000 years ago.

2009-06-18 14:26:20


Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'